Proverbs 13:19

“The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 13:19

The desire accomplished is sweet to the soule: but it is abomination to fooles to depart from euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Desire realized is sweet to the soul, But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; But it is an abomination to fools to depart from evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To get one's desire is sweet to the soul, but to give up evil is disgusting to the foolish.
- Basic English Bible

The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; but it is abomination to the foolish to depart from evil.
- Darby Bible

The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
- Webster's Bible

Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
- World English Bible

A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul, And an abomination to fools [is]: Turn from evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; and it is an abomination to fools to depart from evil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 13:19

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:19


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.


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