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Proverbs 13:19

Proverbs 13:19

The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul
Whether the desire be after riches and honour, after wisdom and knowledge; or after the best things, the knowledge of God, and communion with him; an interest in Christ, and the blessings of his grace, as pardon, righteousness and a right and title to eternal glory and happiness, and the enjoyment of that: and how sweet are these things the soul desires, when they are possessed! see ( Proverbs 13:12 ) ; such are "the desires of the godly", as the Septuagint render the word; but [it is] abomination to fools to depart from evil;
they cannot bear the thoughts of parting with their lusts; they are so delightful to them, not knowing anything of the sweetness of the things before mentioned; and which they can never enjoy without departing from sin, to which they are exceedingly averse.

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