Proverbs 12:14
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New Living Translation
Wise words bring many benefits, and hard work brings rewards.

King James Bible
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Darby Bible Translation
A man is satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

World English Bible
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him.

Young's Literal Translation
From the fruit of the mouth is one satisfied with good, And the deed of man's hands returneth to him.

Proverbs 12:14 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:14 Mouth - By his pious and profitable discourses. Hands - Of his actions.

Proverbs 12:14 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Job 34:11
He repays people according to their deeds. He treats people as they deserve.

Proverbs 1:31
Therefore, they must eat the bitter fruit of living their own way, choking on their own schemes.

Proverbs 13:2
Wise words will win you a good meal, but treacherous people have an appetite for violence.

Proverbs 14:14
Backsliders get what they deserve; good people receive their reward.

Proverbs 15:23
Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!

Proverbs 18:20
Wise words satisfy like a good meal; the right words bring satisfaction.

Proverbs 19:17
If you help the poor, you are lending to the LORD--and he will repay you!

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