Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be satisfied; He will be satisfied with the product of his lips.

King James Version

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

Holman Bible

From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is satisfied; he is filled with the product of his lips.

International Standard Version

The positive words that a man speaks fill his stomach; he will be satisfied with what his lips produce.

A Conservative Version

A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth. With the increase of his lips he shall be satisfied.

American Standard Version

A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; With the increase of his lips shall he be satisfied.

Amplified

A man's [moral] self shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; and with the consequence of his words he must be satisfied [whether good or evil].

Bible in Basic English

With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be full; the produce of his lips will be his in full measure.

Darby Translation

A man's belly is satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; with the increase of his lips is he satisfied.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth, and with the product of his lips shall he be filled.

Julia Smith Translation

From the fruit of a man's mouth his belly shall be filled; and he shall be filled with the increase of his lips.

King James 2000

A man's stomach shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From the fruit of a man's mouth, his stomach will be satisfied, as for the yield of his lips, it will satisfy.

Modern King James verseion

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; he shall be satisfied with the product of his lips.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his own mouth, and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

NET Bible

From the fruit of a person's mouth his stomach is satisfied, with the product of his lips is he satisfied.

New Heart English Bible

A man's stomach is filled with the fruit of his mouth. With the harvest of his lips he is satisfied.

The Emphasized Bible

Of the fruit of a man's mouth, shall his inmost mind be satisfied, with the product of his lips, shall he be satisfied.

Webster

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

World English Bible

A man's stomach is filled with the fruit of his mouth. With the harvest of his lips he is satisfied.

Youngs Literal Translation

From the fruit of a man's mouth is his belly satisfied, From the increase of his lips he is satisfied.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

with the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

and with the increase
תּבוּאה 
T@buw'ah 
Usage: 42

of his lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

Context Readings

How To Avoid Fools And Foolishness

19 A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city, And contentions are like the bars of a citadel. 20 With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be satisfied; He will be satisfied with the product of his lips. 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:13-14

An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Proverbs 13:2

From the fruit of a man's mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.

Proverbs 22:18

For it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, That they may be ready on your lips.

Proverbs 22:21

To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?

Proverbs 25:11-12

Like apples of gold in settings of silver Is a word spoken in right circumstances.

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