Proverbs 15:15

“All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

All the dayes of the afflicted are euill: but he that is of a merry heart, hath a continuall feast.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a cheerful heart {has} a continual feast.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

All the days of the afflicted are evil; But he that is of a cheerful heart `hath' a continual feast.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All the days of the troubled are evil; but he whose heart is glad has an unending feast.
- Basic English Bible

All the days of the afflicted are evil; but a cheerful heart is a continual feast.
- Darby Bible

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

All the days of the afflicted are wretched, but one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast.
- World English Bible

All the days of the afflicted [are] evil, And gladness of heart [is] a perpetual banquet.
- Youngs Literal Bible

All the days of the poor are evil; but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:15


15:15 Afflicted - Of the troubled in mind. Evil - Tedious and uncomfortable. Chearful - Heb. of a good heart.


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