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 her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.
Ecclesiastes 2:2
I said of laughter, Madness! and of mirth, What availeth it?
Ecclesiastes 7:5
It is better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise, than to hear the song of fools.
Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice, 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 that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Luke 16:25
But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.
James 4:9
Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
Revelation 18:7
So much as she has glorified herself and lived luxuriously, so much torment and grief give to her. Because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow; and I shall in no wise see grief: