Dhammapada, Stanza 22

Version 1:

Having known this distinctly,
Those who are wise in awareness,
Rejoice in awareness,
Delighted in the pasture of the noble ones.

Version 2:

Knowing this as a true distinction,
those wise in heedfulness
rejoice in heedfulness,
enjoying the range of the noble ones.

Version 3:

Clearly understanding this excellence of heedfulness, the wise exult therein and enjoy the resort of the Noble Ones.

(Note: Version 1 is from the John Ross Carter and Mahinda Palihawadana translation. Version 2 is from the Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation. Version 3 is from the Acharya Buddharakkhita translation.)

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