Proverbs 13 :2

Proverbs 13 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

King James Version (KJV)

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

American Standard Version (ASV)

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; But the soul of the treacherous'shall eat violence.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

A man will get good from the fruit of his lips, but the desire of the false is for violent acts.

Webster's Revision

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

World English Bible

By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.

English Revised Version (ERV)

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the treacherous shall eat violence.

Definitions for Proverbs 13 :2

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 13 :2

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 13 :2

The fruit of his mouth - Speech rightly used is itself good, and must therefore bring good fruit.

Eat violence - i. e., Bring upon itself repayment in kind for its deeds of evil.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 13 :2

13:2 Shall eat - Shall receive comfort, and benefit by his wise and profitable discourses.
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