Proverbs 12:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward.

New Living Translation
Wise words bring many benefits, and hard work brings rewards.

English Standard Version
From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man’s hand comes back to him.

Berean Study Bible
By fruitful speech a man is filled with good things, and the work of his hands returns to him.

New American Standard Bible
A person will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a person’s hands will return to him.

NASB 1995
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.

NASB 1977
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.

Amplified Bible
A man will be satisfied with good from the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man’s hands will return to him [as a harvest].

Christian Standard Bible
A person will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the work of a person’s hands will reward him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man will be satisfied with good by the words of his mouth, and the work of a man's hands will reward him.

Contemporary English Version
We are rewarded or punished for what we say and do.

Good News Translation
Your reward depends on what you say and what you do; you will get what you deserve.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
One person enjoys good things as a result of his speaking ability. Another is paid according to what his hands have accomplished.

International Standard Version
By his fruitful speech a man can remain satisfied, and a man's handiwork will reward him.

NET Bible
A person will be satisfied with good from the fruit of his words, and the work of his hands will be rendered to him.
Classic Translations
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.

New King James Version
A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, And the recompense of a man’s hands will be rendered to him.

King James 2000 Bible
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

New Heart 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.

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.

American King James Version
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered to him.

American Standard Version
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; And the doings of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

A Faithful Version
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the reward of a man's hands shall be given to 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.

English Revised Version
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the doings of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Webster's Bible Translation
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered to him.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A man shalbe satiate with good things by the fruite of his mouth, and the recompence of a mans hands shall God giue vnto him.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Man shalbe satisfied with good thinges: by the fruite of his mouth, and after the workes of his handes shall he be rewarded.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Euery man shal enioye good acordinge to the innocency of his mouth, and after the workes of his hades shal he be rewarded.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
One [is] satisfied [with] good from the fruit of the mouth, "" And the deed of man’s hands returns 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.

Smith's Literal Translation
From the fruit of the mouth a man shall be satisfied with good: and the reward of the hands of a man shall be good to him.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
By the fruit of his own mouth shall a man be filled with good things, and according to the works of his hands it shall be repaid him.

Catholic Public Domain Version
By the fruit of his own mouth, each one shall be filled with good things, and according to the works of his own hands, it will be distributed to him.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A good man will be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth and every son of man is rewarded according to the work of his hands.

Lamsa Bible
A good man shall be satisfied with the fruits of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered to him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, And the doings of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The soul of a man shall be filled with good from the fruits of his mouth; and the recompence of his lips shall be given to him.








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