Proverbs 13:2

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 13:2

A man shall eate good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soule of the transgressours, shall eate violence.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

From the fruit of a man's mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; But the soul of the treacherous `shall eat' violence.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man will get good from the fruit of his lips, but the desire of the false is for violent acts.
- Basic English Bible

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of the treacherous, violence.
- Darby Bible

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
- Webster's Bible

By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
- World English Bible

From the fruit of the mouth a man eateth good, And the soul of the treacherous -- violence.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man shall eat good from the fruit of his mouth; but the desire of the faithless is violence.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 13:2

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:2


13:2 Shall eat - Shall receive comfort, and benefit by his wise and profitable discourses.


Discussion for Proverbs 13:2

  • Kayon on Proverbs 13:2
    Whatsoever you say you can have, therefore wise and positive discourse or declaration is profitable for a man's soul.
  • Anslem okonye on Proverbs 13:2
    From God's Word translation, I can say that:
    1. Mentoring is birthed from this mentoring. And mentoring is as beneficial and rewarding to the mentor as much as it is to the mentored;
    2. Teaching on leadership and fellowship, motivation and positive habit, attitude and behaviour is rewarding to the teacher;
    3. Acquiring negotiation skills is a bestowed huge benefit and rewarding to oneself.


 

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