Proverbs 14:10
The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.” - Proverbs 14:10.

     This is an interesting bit of wisdom from Solomon for which for us to learn and to live our lives in light of.  The “heart”, as virtually always in Proverbs (as well as in the rest of the Books written by Solomon; as well as virtually all of the Poetic books as well) referring to the “inner self.” It can speak of the general inner man, the disposition, one’s inclinations, and is translated as the mind, will and heart, speaking as these same ideas.   
    We would suspect it, in this context, of speaking of the mind as it goes on and speaks of the idea of “knowing”.  Certainly, it could be speaking of emotional knowing, but that does not seem to be the sense of the verse. 

“The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.” - Proverbs 14:10.


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