Proverbs 15:15
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English Standard Version
All the days of the afflicted are evil, but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast.

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
All the days of the poor are evil: a secure mind is like a continual feast.

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

Webster's Bible Translation
All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Another proverb with the key-word תועבת

An abomination to Jahve is the way of the godless;

But He loveth him who searcheth after righteousness.

The manner and rule of life is called the way. מרדּף is the heightening of רדף, Proverbs 21:21, and can be used independently in bonam, as well as in malam partem (Proverbs 11:19, cf. Proverbs 13:21). Regarding the form יאהב, vid., Fleischer in Deutsch. Morgenl. Zeitsch. xv. 382.

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Genesis 37:35 And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said...

Genesis 47:9 And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years...

Psalm 90:7-9 For we are consumed by your anger, and by your wrath are we troubled...

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Proverbs 16:22 Understanding is a wellspring of life to him that has it: but the instruction of fools is folly.

Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart does good like a medicine: but a broken spirit dries the bones.

Acts 16:25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Romans 5:2,3,11 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God...

Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

2 Corinthians 1:5,12 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds by Christ...

2 Corinthians 6:10 As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

1 Peter 1:6-8 Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold temptations...

1 Peter 4:13 But rejoice, inasmuch as you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed...

Cross References
Proverbs 15:14
The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.

Proverbs 15:16
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble with it.

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