New Living Translation
Laughter can conceal a heavy heart, but when the laughter ends, the grief remains.
King James Bible
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
Darby Bible Translation
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.
World English Bible
Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.
Young's Literal Translation
Even in laughter is the heart pained, And the latter end of joy is affliction.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:13 In laughter - The outward signs of joy are often mixed with real sorrow.
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
Let there be tears for what you have done. Let there be sorrow and deep grief. Let there be sadness instead of laughter, and gloom instead of joy.
I said to myself, "Come on, let's try pleasure. Let's look for the 'good things' in life." But I found that this, too, was meaningless.
So I said, "Laughter is silly. What good does it do to seek pleasure?"
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