Proverbs 14:13

“Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Euen in laughter the heart is sorrowfull; and the end of that mirth is heauinesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Even in laughter the heart may be in pain, And the end of joy may be grief.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; And the end of mirth is heaviness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even while laughing the heart may be sad; and after joy comes sorrow.
- Basic English Bible

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.
- Darby Bible

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
- Webster's Bible

Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.
- World English Bible

Even in laughter is the heart pained, And the latter end of joy [is] affliction.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Even in laughter the heart acheth; and the end of mirth is heaviness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:13


14:13 In laughter - The outward signs of joy are often mixed with real sorrow.


Discussion for Proverbs 14:13

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