Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
A man's
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

Verse Info

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 castle. 20 A man's stomach shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:13-14

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall escape from trouble.

Proverbs 13:2

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors feeds on violence.

Proverbs 22:18

For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you; they shall all be fitted on your lips.

Proverbs 22:21

That I might make you know the certainty of the words of truth; that you might answer the words of truth to them that send unto you?

Proverbs 25:11-12

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.

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