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Proverbs 13:2

    Proverbs 13:2 Translations

    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 King James Version (AKJV)

    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 treacherous'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.

    Barnes' Notes 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 Notes on Proverbs 13:2

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