New Living Translation
Backsliders get what they deserve; good people receive their reward.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:14 In heart - He who departs from God inwardly. Filled - With the fruit of his ways, the punishment of his sins. Satisfied - From the pious temper of his own heart, which cleaves to the Lord, he shall receive unspeakable comfort.
Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Backslider in Heart.
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
He loved to curse others; now you curse him. He never blessed others; now don't you bless him.
Therefore, they must eat the bitter fruit of living their own way, choking on their own schemes.
If you become wise, you will be the one to benefit. If you scorn wisdom, you will be the one to suffer.
Wise words bring many benefits, and hard work brings rewards.
No harm comes to the godly, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.
Only simpletons believe everything they're told! The prudent carefully consider their steps.
Wise words satisfy like a good meal; the right words bring satisfaction.
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