Proverbs 18 :20

Proverbs 18 :20 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

King James Version (KJV)

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

American Standard Version (ASV)

A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; With the increase of his lips shall he be satisfied.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be full; the produce of his lips will be his in full measure.

Webster's Revision

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

World English Bible

A man's stomach is filled with the fruit of his mouth. With the harvest of his lips he is satisfied.

English Revised Version (ERV)

A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; with the increase of his lips shall he be satisfied.

Definitions for Proverbs 18 :20

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 18 :20

With the fruit of his mouth - Our own words frequently shape our good or evil fortune in life.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 18 :20

The general sense is plain. A man must for good or evil take the consequence of his words, as well as his deeds. Compare the marginal reference.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 18 :20

18:20 Satisfied - Wise discourses tend to the satisfaction of the speaker, as well as to the good of the hearers.
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