Proverbs 12:14

“A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A man shall bee satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the recompence of a mans hands shall bee rendred vnto him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; And the doings of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

From the fruit of his mouth will a man have good food in full measure, and the work of a man's hands will be rewarded.
- Basic English Bible

A man is satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
- Darby Bible

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered to him.
- Webster's Bible

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him.
- World English Bible

From the fruit of the mouth [is] one satisfied [with] good, And the deed of man's hands returneth to him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the doings of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:14


12:14 Mouth - By his pious and profitable discourses. Hands - Of his actions.


Discussion for Proverbs 12:14

  • EVANG CLETUS for verse 14
    I think the meaning of this Proverbs 12:14 is the good works of a man do follow him where ever he goes.

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