Proverbs 18:21

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and they that loue it shall eate the fruite thereof.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and those to whom it is dear will have its fruit for their food.
- Basic English Bible

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
- Darby Bible

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit of it.
- Webster's Bible

Death and life are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit.
- World English Bible

Death and life [are] in the power of the tongue, And those loving it eat its fruit.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and they that indulge it shall eat the fruit thereof.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 18:21

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 18:21


18:21 Death and life - Are brought upon men by, the good or bad use of their tongues. Lovest - That love much talking.


Discussion for Proverbs 18:21

  • Suresh on Proverbs 18:21
    i truly believe this proverb a mouth speaks what the heart is full of . If a person has good tongue he will be having good relations with others in his life, but other side it can destroy the healthy person health by poor mouth. so speak good and be a good fruit of life .. amen
  • Derick on Proverbs 18:21
    I think tongue release what comes from the mind, Let us fill our minds with Word of God, bear in mind that Word of God is GOOD NEWS. It means your tongue will release good as it had been in our mind, Filling our minds with something different to the Word it won 't help, good news produce good things like good speech, good question, good respond and others , Amen.
  • K.ROBERT on Proverbs 18:21
    Indeed its true life and death are in the power of the tongue


 

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