Proverbs 11:30

“The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life: and hee that winneth soules, is wise.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise wins souls.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; And he that is wise winneth souls.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, but violent behaviour takes away souls.
- Basic English Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and the wise winneth souls.
- Darby Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.
- Webster's Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life. He who is wise wins souls.
- World English Bible

The fruit of the righteous [is] a tree of life, And whoso is taking souls [is] wise.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that is wise winneth souls.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:30


11:30 The fruit - His discourses and his whole conversation, is like the fruit of the tree of life. Winneth - That gains souls to God.


Discussion for Proverbs 11

  • Kmesh
    It speaks of evildoers and their transgressions when living holy with standards of holiness is not valued.
  • Appiagyei Francis
    Proverbs11 purely tells Christians to bear fruit,we should win souls for Christ Jesus,Amen.
  • Janet Dixon
    If the wicked fail repent and held the belief that when they die, they will be seated in the bosom of Jesus Christ, they need to think twice. For the wages of sin is DEATH.....
  • Frain Sàin Magee
    Its talking about Humility.
  • ONYIAH ONOCHIE HARRY for verse 25
    Liberal Soul are souls that gives, and giving is sowing. The bible that, freely are ye given,freely also shall ye give, but it takes the man who love to give, but so also a giver cannot lack Shalt be fat, because if he lacks he won 't have to give,and others will not be encouraged through him,so a liberal soul must be fat
  • Show me a soul winner and i will show you a man who knows the way to God 's heart.