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Proverbs 13:19

19  wA desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul,

but to turn away from evil is an abomination to fools.

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Proverbs 13:19 — The New International Version (NIV)

19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul,

but fools detest turning from evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul:

But it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 It is pleasant to see dreams come true,

but fools refuse to turn from evil to attain them.

Proverbs 13:19 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul,

But it is an abomination to fools to depart from evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 It is so good when wishes come true,

but fools hate to stop doing evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — American Standard Version (ASV)

19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul;

But it is an abomination to fools to depart from evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; but it is abomination to the foolish to depart from evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 A fulfilled desire is sweet to the soul, 

but turning from evil is disgusting to fools. 

Proverbs 13:19 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 Desire fulfilled is sweet to the taste,

but to turn from evil

is an abomination to fools.

Proverbs 13:19 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 A desire realized is sweet to the soul,

but to turn away from evil is an abomination to fools.

Proverbs 13:19 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 A desire fulfilled will be sweet to the soul,

but an abomination of fools is turning from evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

19 A longing that is met is like something that tastes sweet.

But foolish people hate to turn away from evil.

Proverbs 13:19 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 Desire realized is sweet to the soul,

But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.


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