Proverbs 14:14

“The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:14

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his owne wayes: and a good man shall be satisfied from himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will {be satisfied} with his.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways; And a good man `shall be satisfied' from himself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He whose heart is turned away will have the reward of his ways in full measure; but a good man will have the reward of his doings.
- Basic English Bible

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.
- Darby Bible

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
- Webster's Bible

The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.
- World English Bible

From his ways is the backslider in heart filled, And a good man -- from his fruits.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The dissembler in heart shall have his fill from his own ways; and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:14

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:14


14:14 In heart - He who departs from God inwardly. Filled - With the fruit of his ways, the punishment of his sins. Satisfied - From the pious temper of his own heart, which cleaves to the Lord, he shall receive unspeakable comfort.


Discussion for Proverbs 14:14

  • Ronald B. Thomas Jr. on Proverbs 14:14
    The Living Bible had me confused. It says the backslider is bored with himself. The good man's life is exciting. Thanks for the info provided. I am no longer confused.


 

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