Proverbs 1:31

“Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore shall they eate of the fruite of their owne way, and be filled with their owne deuices.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, And be filled with their own devices.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the fruit of their way will be their food, and with the designs of their hearts they will be made full.
- Basic English Bible

therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their way, and be filled with their own devices.
- Darby Bible

Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore they will eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own schemes.
- World English Bible

And they eat of the fruit of their way, And from their own counsels they are filled.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 1:31


1:31 Eat - They should receive punishment answerable to their sins. Filled - With the fruits of them.


Discussion for Proverbs 1

  • A disciple
    Brandie; It is so glaringly apparent that the Churches are teaching FALSE DOCTRINE! God was not more severe to the people of old time under the first covenant, than to the people from the time of Christ's first coming; but for Jesus' sake He waits for the fullness of the Nations to come in.
  • Brandie Burleson
    In response to Sinner82, this is the old testament before Jesus came. God's judgment was harsher before Jesus. He did not enjoy destroying the wicked, that's why He sent His son to die so that sinners like us would no longer be destroyed, but have a way for forgiveness.
  • A disciple
    Sinner; Perhaps you should try and read the chapter again a few times, slowly; and take note. It is not about God taking pleasure in bringing evil upon you, as you blasphemously suggest; but about men, as God's sons, should hear their Father's instructions, and take a course in life after His good character; and not be a defiant sinner and heathen; in the end good for nothing but to be destroyed.
  • BSP
    Verse 5: A wise person is willing to listen and learn.
  • Sinner82
    I thought He took no pleasure in the destruction of the wicked.....this doesn't add up
  • BSP
    Verse 10: Those who are doing bad things may try to entice others to join them in their bad course but here we are warned not to follow them and consent.

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