New American Standard Bible
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.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English 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.
Young's Literal Translation
From the fruit of the mouth is one satisfied with good, And the deed of man's hands returneth to him.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
See Proverbs 13:2 note.
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To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the …
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"For He pays a man according to his work, And makes him find it according to his way.
"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.
From the fruit of a man's mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.
The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied with his.
A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word!
With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be satisfied; He will be satisfied with the product of his lips.
One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.
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