Proverbs 15 :15

Proverbs 15 :15 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart has a continual feast.

American King James Version (AKJV)

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart has a continual feast.

American Standard Version (ASV)

All the days of the afflicted are evil; But he that is of a cheerful heart hath a continual feast.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

All the days of the troubled are evil; but he whose heart is glad has an unending feast.

Webster's Revision

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.

World English Bible

All the days of the afflicted are wretched, but one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast.

English Revised Version (ERV)

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a cheerful heart hath a continual feast.

Definitions for Proverbs 15 :15

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 15 :15

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 15 :15

Afflicted - The affliction meant here is less that of outward circumstances than of a troubled and downcast spirit. Life to the cheerful is as one perpetual banquet, whether he be poor or rich. That which disturbs the feast is anxiety, the taking (anxious) thought" of Matthew 6:34.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 15 :15

15:15 Afflicted - Of the troubled in mind. Evil - Tedious and uncomfortable. Chearful - Heb. of a good heart.
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