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

  • Charles franklin
    ...one seed -- from one fruit -- of one tree...can reproduce the same likeness...multiply times...reproducing its existence of life over and over...through this action...BY FEEDING OTHERS...through the examples FRUITS of YOUR LIFE...the righteous has become wise... having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment...
  • 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.
  • Show me a soul winner and i will show you a man who knows the way to God 's heart.
  • Kenneth
    Divne insights for living.