because I am greatly disturbed.
I hear a rebuke that dishonors me,
and my understanding inspires me to reply..."
Evil is palatable to the perpetrator; but it is not digestible. (Reminds me of a friend who learned mid-bite that she did not like sushi - at all.) Evil seems delightful; but you will choke on it.
"...as to the riches of his trading, he cannot even enjoy them..." What does one trade away in such a deal? What is the cost of the trade? Joy does not accompany the transaction of evil.
"...he knew no quiet within him..." No peace, no tranquility.
"...he does not retain anything he desires..." Insatiable appetite and no satisfaction.
Father, keep my heart, mouth and mind stayed on You and Your purposes that I may never conduct business with evil. When I am experiencing dissatisfaction, discontentment, despair or displeasure, let me repent of any evil I may be entertaining.