Proverbs 14:14
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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
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Barnes' 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."

Proverbs 14:14 Parallel Commentaries

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Satisfied 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
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Godly Fear and Its Goodly Consequence
A sermon (No. 1290) delivered at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge."--Proverbs 14:26. In the Book of Proverbs you meet with sentences of pithy wisdom, which to all appearance belong entirely to this world, and pertain to the economy of the life that now is. I do not know whether it is true, but it was said that years ago our friends in Scotland had a little book widely circulated
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How the Kindly-Disposed and the Envious are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 11.) Differently to be admonished are the kindly-disposed and the envious. For the kindly-disposed are to be admonished so to rejoice in what is good in others as to desire to have the like as their own; so to praise with affection the deeds of their neighbours as also to multiply them by imitation, lest in this stadium of the present life they assist at the contest of others as eager backers, but inert spectators, and remain without a prize after the contest, in that they toiled not
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Psalm 109:17
He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.

Proverbs 1:31
"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.

Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you alone will bear it.

Proverbs 12:14
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.

Proverbs 12:21
No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.

Proverbs 14:15
The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps.

Proverbs 18:20
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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