Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 5:4
But in the end she is bitter as wormwood, Sharp as a two-edged sword.
Ecclesiastes 2:2
I said of laughter, It is mad; and of mirth, What doeth it?
Ecclesiastes 7:5
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Luke 16:25
But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and Lazarus in like manner evil things: but now here he is comforted and thou art in anguish.
James 4:9
Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
Revelation 18:7
How much soever she glorified herself, and waxed wanton, so much give her of torment and mourning: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall in no wise see mourning.