Originally published, New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1972.
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Ecclesiastes King James Version (KJV). 3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. 5 It is better to hear the rebuke of . Anger is better than laughter: for by a sad look the heart is made better. Anger is better than laughter: for by a sad look the heart is made better. Home. Bible. Passage Lookup; Keyword Search; Available Versions; You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. The Value of Wisdom 2 It is better to enter a house of mourning than a house of feasting, since death is the end of every man, and the living should take this to heart. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for a sad countenance is good for the heart. 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure.. Get this from a library! Better than laughter.. [Chester Aaron] -- Feeling unloved, two brothers run away from their expensive home and seek refuge with the elderly caretaker of the county dump.
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Contextual Overview 1 A GOOD name is better than precious perfume, and the day of death better than the day of one's birth. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to heart. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better and gains gladness. Ecclesiastes 7 - Sorrow [is] better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. Copy Options. Cite Share Print. Sponsors. BLB Searches. Search the Bible. KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB. NET RSV ASV YLT DBY WEB HNV. RVR60 VUL WLC ← Prior Book Next Book. I have decided to make this the last post of the Better Than Laughter blog. I set out to understand King Solomon's meaning, "Sorrow is better than laughter because a sad face is good for the heart" from the book of Ecclesiastes. It's been over eight years since Greg died and this blog has spanned six of them. Ecclesiastes 7 - NIV: A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart.