New Living Translation
Wise words will win you a good meal, but treacherous people have an appetite for violence.
King James Bible
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
Darby Bible Translation
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of the treacherous, violence.
World English Bible
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
Young's Literal Translation
From the fruit of the mouth a man eateth good, And the soul of the treacherous -- violence.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:2 Shall eat - Shall receive comfort, and benefit by his wise and profitable discourses.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
Therefore, they must eat the bitter fruit of living their own way, choking on their own schemes.
They eat the food of wickedness and drink the wine of violence!
Wise words bring many benefits, and hard work brings rewards.
The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.
"But you have cultivated wickedness and harvested a thriving crop of sins. You have eaten the fruit of lies--trusting in your military might, believing that great armies could make your nation safe.
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