New Living Translation
For the despondent, every day brings trouble; for the happy heart, life is 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.
Darby Bible Translation
All the days of the afflicted are evil; but a cheerful heart is a continual feast.
World English Bible
All the days of the afflicted are wretched, but one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast.
Young's Literal Translation
All the days of the afflicted are evil, And gladness of heart is a perpetual banquet.
Proverbs 15:15 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:15 Afflicted - Of the troubled in mind. Evil - Tedious and uncomfortable. Chearful - Heb. of a good heart.
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash.
Better to have little, with fear for the LORD, than to have great treasure and inner turmoil.
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