New International Version
From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence.
King James Bible
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
Darby Bible Translation
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of the treacherous, violence.
World English Bible
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
Young's Literal Translation
From the fruit of the mouth a man eateth good, And the soul of the treacherous -- violence.
Proverbs 13:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A wise son heareth his father's instruction - The child that has had a proper nurturing, will profit by his father's counsels; but the child that is permitted to fulfill its own will and have its own way, will jest at the reproofs of its parents.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Tillage of the Poor
'Much food is in the tillage of the poor.'--PROVERBS xiii. 23. Palestine was a land of small peasant proprietors, and the institution of the Jubilee was intended to prevent the acquisition of large estates by any Israelite. The consequence, as intended, was a level of modest prosperity. It was 'the tillage of the poor,' the careful, diligent husbandry of the man who had only a little patch of land to look after, that filled the storehouses of the Holy Land. Hence the proverb of our text arose. It …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Song of the Redeemed
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes.
They eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.
From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward.
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
But you have planted wickedness, you have reaped evil, you have eaten the fruit of deception. Because you have depended on your own strength and on your many warriors,
Jump to PreviousActs Crave Craving Desire Eat Eateth Eats Enjoys Faithless Fruit Good Lips Mouth Soul Transgressors Treacherous Unfaithful Violence Violent
Jump to NextActs Crave Craving Desire Eat Eateth Eats Enjoys Faithless Fruit Good Lips Mouth Soul Transgressors Treacherous Unfaithful Violence Violent
LinksProverbs 13:2 NIV
Proverbs 13:2 NLT
Proverbs 13:2 ESV
Proverbs 13:2 NASB
Proverbs 13:2 KJV
Proverbs 13:2 Bible Apps
Proverbs 13:2 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 13:2 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 13:2 French Bible
Proverbs 13:2 German Bible
Proverbs 13:2 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.