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Proverbs 14:13

    Proverbs 14:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; And the end of mirth is heaviness.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Even while laughing the heart may be sad; and after joy comes sorrow.

    Webster's Revision

    Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; And the end of mirth is heaviness.

    World English Bible

    Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of mirth is heaviness.

    Definitions for Proverbs 14:13

    Mirth - Gladness; rejoicing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 14:13

    Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful - Many a time is a smile forced upon the face, when the heart is in deep distress. And it is a hard task to put on the face of mirth, when a man has a heavy heart.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 14:13

    Sorrow of some kind either mingles itself with outward joy, or follows hard upon it.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 14:13

    14:13 In laughter - The outward signs of joy are often mixed with real sorrow.