New Living Translation
Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can fully share its joy.
King James Bible
The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
Darby Bible Translation
The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.
World English Bible
The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; he will not share these with a stranger.
Young's Literal Translation
The heart knoweth its own bitterness, And with its joy a stranger doth not intermeddle.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:10 Bitterness - The inward griefs and joys of mens hearts, are not known to any but a man's self.
Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Backslider in Heart.
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
1 Samuel 1:10
Hannah was in deep anguish, crying bitterly as she prayed to the LORD.
Another person dies in bitter poverty, never having tasted the good life.
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