Proverbs 14:14

14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs.

Proverbs 14:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
ESV
14 The backslider in heart will be filled with the fruit of his ways, and a good man will be filled with the fruit of his ways.
NLT
14 Backsliders get what they deserve; good people receive their reward.
MSG
14 A mean person gets paid back in meanness, a gracious person in grace.
CSB
14 The disloyal will get what their conduct deserves, and a good man, what his [deeds deserve.]

Proverbs 14:14 In-Context

12 There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death.
13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief.
14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs.
15 The simple believe anything, but the prudent give thought to their steps.
16 The wise fear the LORD and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Proverbs 1:31
  • 2. S 2 Chronicles 15:7; Proverbs 12:14
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