Proverbs 13:2
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New Living Translation
Wise words will win you a good meal, but treacherous people 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.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

13:2 Shall eat - Shall receive comfort, and benefit by his wise and profitable discourses.

Proverbs 13:2 Parallel Commentaries

Second Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
The sixth case, that we shall speak a little to, is a deadness, occasioned by the Lord's hiding of himself, who is their life, and "the fountain of life," Ps. xxxvi. 9, and "whose loving-kindness is better than life," Ps. lxiii. 3, and "in whose favour is their life," Ps. xxx. 5. A case, which the frequent complaints of the saints manifest to be rife enough, concerning which we shall, 1. Shew some of the consequences of the Lord's hiding his face, whereby the soul's case will appear. 2. Shew the
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel T here is a species of the sublime in writing, which seems peculiar to the Scripture, and of which, properly, no subjects but those of divine revelation are capable, With us, things inconsiderable in themselves are elevated by splendid images, which give them an apparent importance beyond what they can justly claim. Thus the poet, when describing a battle among bees, by a judicious selection of epithets
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
James iii. 14.--"But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not," &c. It is a common evil of those who hear the gospel, that they are not delivered up to the mould and frame of religion that is holden out in it, but rather bring religion into a mould of their own invention. It was the special commendation of the Romans, that they obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine into which they were delivered, (Rom. vi. 17) that they who were once servants, or slaves of sin, had now
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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

Proverbs 4:17
They eat the food of wickedness and drink the wine of violence!

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

Proverbs 18:21
The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.

Hosea 10:13
"But you have cultivated wickedness and harvested a thriving crop of sins. You have eaten the fruit of lies--trusting in your military might, believing that great armies could make your nation safe.

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