Proverbs 12:14

14 From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward.

Proverbs 12:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 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.
ESV
14 From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man's hand comes back to him.
NLT
14 Wise words bring many benefits, and hard work brings rewards.
MSG
14 Well-spoken words bring satisfaction; well-done work has its own reward.
CSB
14 A man will be satisfied with good by the words of his mouth, and the work of a man's hands will reward him.

Proverbs 12:14 In-Context

12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers, but the root of the righteous endures.
13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.
14 From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward.
15 The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.
16 Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Proverbs 13:2; Proverbs 15:23; Proverbs 18:20
  • 2. Proverbs 14:14; Isaiah 3:10-11
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