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 of it.

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.

Definitions for Proverbs 18 :21

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.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 18 :21

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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