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Proverbs 18:21

    Proverbs 18:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and those to whom it is dear will have its fruit for their food.

    Webster's Revision

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

    World English Bible

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 18:21

    Death and life are in the power of the tongue - This may apply to all men. Many have lost their lives by their tongue, and some have saved their lives by it: but it applies most forcibly to public pleaders; on many of their tongues hangs life or death.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 18:21

    18:21 Death and life - Are brought upon men by, the good or bad use of their tongues. Lovest - That love much talking.