New Living Translation
It is pleasant to see dreams come true, but fools refuse to turn from evil to attain them.
King James Bible
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
Darby Bible Translation
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; but it is abomination to the foolish to depart from evil.
World English Bible
Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
Young's Literal Translation
A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul, And an abomination to fools is: Turn from evil.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:19 Sweet - Whatsoever men earnestly desire, the enjoyment of it is sweet to them; therefore sinners rejoice in the satisfaction of their sinful lusts, and abhor all restraint of them.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.
Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.
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