New American Standard Bible
The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied with his.
King James Bible
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
Darby Bible Translation
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.
World English Bible
The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.
Young's Literal Translation
From his ways is the backslider in heart filled, And a good man -- from his fruits.
Proverbs 14:14 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Shall be satisfied - These words are not in the original. Repeat the verb from the first clause, "He who falls away from God in his heart, shall be filled with his own ways; and the good man (shall be filled) with that which belongs to him."
LibrarySatisfied from Self
'... A good man shall be satisfied from himself.'--PROVERBS xiv. 14. At first sight this saying strikes one as somewhat unlike the ordinary Scripture tone, and savouring rather of a Stoical self-complacency; but we recall parallel sayings, such as Christ's words, 'The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water'; and the Apostle's, 'Then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone.' We further note that the text has an antithetic parallel in the preceding clause, where the picture is …
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He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.
"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
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.
No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.
The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps.
With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be satisfied; He will be satisfied with the product of his lips.
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