Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Even in laughter the heart may be in pain,
And the end of joy may be grief.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Even in laughter a heart may be sad,
and joy may end in grief.

International Standard Version

Even in laughter there may be heartache, and at the end of joy there may be grief.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


Even in laughter the heart may be in pain,
And the end of joy may be grief.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.

Julia Smith Translation

Also in laughter the heart shall have pain, and its latter state of joy, grief.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even in laughter, a heart may be sad, and the end of joy [may be] grief.

Modern King James verseion

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of that joy is heaviness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Even, in laughter, the heart may be in pain, and, the latter end of gladness, be grief.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Even in laughter is the heart pained, And the latter end of joy is affliction.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂחק שׂחוק 
S@chowq 
Usage: 15

כּאב 
Ka'ab 
Usage: 8

and the end
אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

of that mirth
שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

Prayers for Proverbs 14:13

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

12 There is a way which seems right to a man,
But its end is the way of death.
13 Even in laughter the heart may be in pain,
And the end of joy may be grief.
14 The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways,
But a good man will be satisfied with his.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 2:2

I said of laughter, “It is madness,” and of pleasure, “What does it accomplish?”

Proverbs 5:4

But in the end she is bitter as wormwood,
Sharp as a two-edged sword.

Ecclesiastes 2:10-11

All that my eyes desired I did not refuse them. I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure, for my heart was pleased because of all my labor and this was my reward for all my labor.

Ecclesiastes 7:5-6

It is better to listen to the rebuke of a wise man
Than for one to listen to the song of fools.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the impulses of your heart and the desires of your eyes. Yet know that God will bring you to judgment for all these things.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.

James 4:9

Be miserable and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy to gloom.

Revelation 18:7-8

To the degree that she glorified herself and lived sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, ‘I sit as a queen and I am not a widow, and will never see mourning.’

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