Joy Bible Verses

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Attributed to God

DEUTERONOMY 28:63In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 63 And it shall come to pass, that as the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought; and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it.

DEUTERONOMY 30:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And the Lord thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the Lord will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers:

JEREMIAH 32:41In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 41 Yea, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul.

In Heaven

LUKE 15:10-32Verses in the Bible

  • 10 Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
    Luke 15:10 Meaning
  • 11 And he said, A certain man had two sons:
    Luke 15:11 Meaning
  • 12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.
    Luke 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
    Luke 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want.
    Luke 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
    Luke 15:15 Meaning
  • 16 And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
    Luke 15:16 Meaning
  • 17 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
    Luke 15:17 Meaning
  • 18 I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,
    Luke 15:18 Meaning
  • 19 And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
    Luke 15:19 Meaning
  • 20 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
    Luke 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
    Luke 15:21 Meaning
  • 22 But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:
    Luke 15:22 Meaning
  • 23 And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
    Luke 15:23 Meaning
  • 24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
    Luke 15:24 Meaning
  • 25 Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
    Luke 15:25 Meaning
  • 26 And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.
    Luke 15:26 Meaning
  • 27 And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
    Luke 15:27 Meaning
  • 28 And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him.
    Luke 15:28 Meaning
  • 29 And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
    Luke 15:29 Meaning
  • 30 But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
    Luke 15:30 Meaning
  • 31 And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.
    Luke 15:31 Meaning
  • 32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
    Luke 15:32 Meaning

Scriptures Relating to

DEUTERONOMY 12:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 But thou must eat them before the Lord thy God in the place which the Lord thy God shall choose, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates: and thou shalt rejoice before the Lord thy God in all that thou puttest thine hands unto.

1 SAMUEL 2:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the Lord, mine horn is exalted in the Lord: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation.

1 CHRONICLES 16:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 Glory and honour are in his presence; strength and gladness are in his place.

2 CHRONICLES 7:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the Lord had shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.

EZRA 6:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for the Lord had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

NEHEMIAH 8:10,12Verses in the Bible

  • 10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the Lord is your strength.
    Nehemiah 8:10 Meaning
  • 11 So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.
    Nehemiah 8:11 Meaning
  • 12 And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.
    Nehemiah 8:12 Meaning

NEHEMIAH 12:43In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 43 Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.

JOB 8:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 Till he fill thy mouth with laughing, and thy lips with rejoicing.

JOB 22:21,26Verses in the Bible

  • 21 Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.
    Job 22:21 Meaning
  • 26 For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God.
    Job 22:26 Meaning

JOB 33:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

PSALM 2:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

PSALM 4:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

PSALM 5:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

PSALM 9:2,14Verses in the Bible

  • 2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.
    Psalm 9:2 Meaning
  • 14 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.
    Psalm 9:14 Meaning

PSALM 13:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.

PSALM 14:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! when the Lord bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.

PSALM 16:5,6,8,9,11Verses in the Bible

  • 5 The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
    Psalm 16:5 Meaning
  • 6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
    Psalm 16:6 Meaning
  • 8 I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
    Psalm 16:8 Meaning
  • 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
    Psalm 16:9 Meaning
  • 11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
    Psalm 16:11 Meaning

PSALM 17:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.

PSALM 19:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.

PSALM 20:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the Lord fulfil all thy petitions.

PSALM 21:1,6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 The king shall joy in thy strength, O Lord; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!
    Psalm 21:1 Meaning
  • 6 For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.
    Psalm 21:6 Meaning

PSALM 28:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.

PSALM 30:5,11,12Verses in the Bible

  • 5 For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
    Psalm 30:5 Meaning
  • 11 Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
    Psalm 30:11 Meaning
  • 12 To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
    Psalm 30:12 Meaning

PSALM 32:1,2,11Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
    Psalm 32:1 Meaning
  • 2 Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.
    Psalm 32:2 Meaning
  • 11 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.
    Psalm 32:11 Meaning

PSALM 33:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.

PSALM 35:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation.

PSALM 36:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.

PSALM 40:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified.

PSALM 42:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.

PSALM 43:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

PSALM 45:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 With gladness and rejoicing shall they be brought: they shall enter into the king's palace.

PSALM 46:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.

PSALM 51:8,12Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
    Psalm 51:8 Meaning
  • 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.
    Psalm 51:12 Meaning

PSALM 53:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! When God bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.

PSALM 63:5-7,11Verses in the Bible

  • 5 My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
    Psalm 63:5 Meaning
  • 6 When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.
    Psalm 63:6 Meaning
  • 7 Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
    Psalm 63:7 Meaning
  • 11 But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.
    Psalm 63:11 Meaning

PSALM 64:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 The righteous shall be glad in the Lord, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.

PSALM 68:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.

PSALM 69:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

PSALM 70:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

PSALM 71:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

PSALM 85:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?

PSALM 89:15,16Verses in the Bible

  • 15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance.
    Psalm 89:15 Meaning
  • 16 In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.
    Psalm 89:16 Meaning

PSALM 97:11,12Verses in the Bible

  • 11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
    Psalm 97:11 Meaning
  • 12 Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
    Psalm 97:12 Meaning

PSALM 100:1,2Verses in the Bible

PSALM 104:34In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 34 My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the Lord.

PSALM 105:3,43Verses in the Bible

  • 3 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord.
    Psalm 105:3 Meaning

PSALM 119:1,2,14,16,55,111,162,165Verses in the Bible

  • 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.
    Psalm 119:2 Meaning
  • 111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
    Psalm 119:111 Meaning

PSALM 126:5,6Verses in the Bible

  • 5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
    Psalm 126:5 Meaning
  • 6 He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
    Psalm 126:6 Meaning

PSALM 132:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

PSALM 138:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord.

PSALM 149:2,5Verses in the Bible

  • 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
    Psalm 149:2 Meaning

PROVERBS 10:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

PROVERBS 13:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

PROVERBS 19:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 The fear of the Lord tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

PROVERBS 28:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.

PROVERBS 29:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

ECCLESIASTES 2:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

ISAIAH 9:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Thou hast multiplied the nation, and not increased the joy: they joy before thee according to the joy in harvest, and as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.

ISAIAH 12:1-6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.
    Isaiah 12:1 Meaning
  • 2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
    Isaiah 12:2 Meaning
  • 3 Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.
    Isaiah 12:3 Meaning
  • 4 And in that day shall ye say, Praise the Lord, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.
    Isaiah 12:4 Meaning
  • 5 Sing unto the Lord; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth.
    Isaiah 12:5 Meaning
  • 6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
    Isaiah 12:6 Meaning

ISAIAH 25:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the Lord; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.

ISAIAH 29:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 The meek also shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

ISAIAH 30:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 29 Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goeth with a pipe to come into the mountain of the Lord, to the mighty One of Israel.

ISAIAH 35:1,2,10Verses in the Bible

  • 1 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
    Isaiah 35:1 Meaning
  • 2 It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the Lord, and the excellency of our God.
    Isaiah 35:2 Meaning
  • 10 And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
    Isaiah 35:10 Meaning

ISAIAH 41:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall carry them away, and the whirlwind shall scatter them: and thou shalt rejoice in the Lord, and shalt glory in the Holy One of Israel.

ISAIAH 44:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 Sing, O ye heavens; for the Lord hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.

ISAIAH 49:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.

ISAIAH 51:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head: they shall obtain gladness and joy; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.

ISAIAH 52:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the Lord hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.

ISAIAH 55:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

ISAIAH 56:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.

ISAIAH 61:3,7,10Verses in the Bible

  • 3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
    Isaiah 61:3 Meaning
  • 7 For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.
    Isaiah 61:7 Meaning
  • 10 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
    Isaiah 61:10 Meaning

ISAIAH 65:14,19Verses in the Bible

  • 14 Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but ye shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit.
    Isaiah 65:14 Meaning
  • 19 And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people: and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying.
    Isaiah 65:19 Meaning

ISAIAH 66:10-12,14Verses in the Bible

  • 10 Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:
    Isaiah 66:10 Meaning
  • 11 That ye may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk out, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory.
    Isaiah 66:11 Meaning
  • 12 For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees.
    Isaiah 66:12 Meaning
  • 14 And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb: and the hand of the Lord shall be known toward his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies.
    Isaiah 66:14 Meaning

JEREMIAH 15:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O Lord God of hosts.

JEREMIAH 31:12-14,25,26Verses in the Bible

  • 12 Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the Lord, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
    Jeremiah 31:12 Meaning
  • 13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
    Jeremiah 31:13 Meaning
  • 14 And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the Lord.
    Jeremiah 31:14 Meaning

JEREMIAH 33:6,11Verses in the Bible

  • 6 Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.
    Jeremiah 33:6 Meaning
  • 11 The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise the Lord of hosts: for the Lord is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: and of them that shall bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord. For I will cause to return the captivity of the land, as at the first, saith the Lord.
    Jeremiah 33:11 Meaning

JOEL 2:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.

NAHUM 1:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Behold upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! O Judah, keep thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for the wicked shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.

HABAKKUK 3:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

ZEPHANIAH 3:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

HAGGAI 2:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the Lord of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of hosts.

ZECHARIAH 2:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the Lord.

ZECHARIAH 9:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.

ZECHARIAH 10:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 And they of Ephraim shall be like a mighty man, and their heart shall rejoice as through wine: yea, their children shall see it, and be glad; their heart shall rejoice in the Lord.

MATTHEW 18:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.

MATTHEW 25:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

LUKE 1:47In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

LUKE 2:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

LUKE 6:22,23Verses in the Bible

  • 22 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
    Luke 6:22 Meaning
  • 23 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets.
    Luke 6:23 Meaning

LUKE 10:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

LUKE 15:6-8,10,22-32Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.
    Luke 15:6 Meaning
  • 7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
    Luke 15:7 Meaning
  • 8 Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?
    Luke 15:8 Meaning
  • 10 Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
    Luke 15:10 Meaning
  • 22 But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:
    Luke 15:22 Meaning
  • 23 And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
    Luke 15:23 Meaning
  • 24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
    Luke 15:24 Meaning
  • 25 Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
    Luke 15:25 Meaning
  • 26 And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.
    Luke 15:26 Meaning
  • 27 And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
    Luke 15:27 Meaning
  • 28 And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him.
    Luke 15:28 Meaning
  • 29 And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
    Luke 15:29 Meaning
  • 30 But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
    Luke 15:30 Meaning
  • 31 And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.
    Luke 15:31 Meaning
  • 32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
    Luke 15:32 Meaning

LUKE 24:52In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:

JOHN 16:20,22,24,33Verses in the Bible

  • 20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
    John 16:20 Meaning
  • 22 And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.
    John 16:22 Meaning
  • 24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
    John 16:24 Meaning
  • 33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
    John 16:33 Meaning

JOHN 17:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

ACTS 2:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.

ACTS 8:8,39Verses in the Bible

  • 39 And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.
    Acts 8:39 Meaning

ACTS 13:52In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 52 And the disciples were filled with joy, and with the Holy Ghost.

ACTS 16:25,34Verses in the Bible

  • 25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.
    Acts 16:25 Meaning
  • 34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
    Acts 16:34 Meaning

ROMANS 5:2,11Verses in the Bible

  • 2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
    Romans 5:2 Meaning
  • 11 And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement.
    Romans 5:11 Meaning

ROMANS 12:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

ROMANS 14:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

ROMANS 15:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

2 CORINTHIANS 1:12,24Verses in the Bible

  • 12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
    2 Corinthians 1:12 Meaning

2 CORINTHIANS 6:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

2 CORINTHIANS 7:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.

2 CORINTHIANS 8:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

2 CORINTHIANS 12:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

GALATIANS 5:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

EPHESIANS 5:18,19Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
    Ephesians 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
    Ephesians 5:19 Meaning

PHILIPPIANS 3:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

PHILIPPIANS 4:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.

COLOSSIANS 1:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;

1 THESSALONIANS 1:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost:

1 THESSALONIANS 5:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Rejoice evermore.

HEBREWS 10:34In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 34 For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

JAMES 1:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

JAMES 5:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

1 PETER 1:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

1 PETER 4:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.

1 JOHN 1:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full.

JUDE 1:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

Instances of Joy



• Of Moses and the Israelites, When Pharaoh and His Army Were Destroyed

EXODUS 15:1-22Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
    Exodus 15:1 Meaning
  • 2 The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him.
    Exodus 15:2 Meaning
  • 3 The Lord is a man of war: the Lord is his name.
    Exodus 15:3 Meaning
  • 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.
    Exodus 15:4 Meaning
  • 5 The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.
    Exodus 15:5 Meaning
  • 6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
    Exodus 15:6 Meaning
  • 7 And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, which consumed them as stubble.
    Exodus 15:7 Meaning
  • 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as an heap, and the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.
    Exodus 15:8 Meaning
  • 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
    Exodus 15:9 Meaning
  • 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
    Exodus 15:10 Meaning
  • 11 Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
    Exodus 15:11 Meaning
  • 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed them.
    Exodus 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people which thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided them in thy strength unto thy holy habitation.
    Exodus 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina.
    Exodus 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall take hold upon them; all the inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away.
    Exodus 15:15 Meaning
  • 16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of thine arm they shall be as still as a stone; till thy people pass over, O Lord, till the people pass over, which thou hast purchased.
    Exodus 15:16 Meaning
  • 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, O Lord, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O Lord, which thy hands have established.
    Exodus 15:17 Meaning
  • 18 The Lord shall reign for ever and ever.
    Exodus 15:18 Meaning
  • 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea, and the Lord brought again the waters of the sea upon them; but the children of Israel went on dry land in the midst of the sea.
    Exodus 15:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
    Exodus 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
    Exodus 15:21 Meaning
  • 22 So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water.
    Exodus 15:22 Meaning

• Of Deborah and the Israelites, When Sisera Was Overthrown

JUDGES 5Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day, saying,
    Judges 5:1 Meaning
  • 2 Praise ye the Lord for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.
    Judges 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I, even I, will sing unto the Lord; I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel.
    Judges 5:3 Meaning
  • 4 Lord, when thou wentest out of Seir, when thou marchedst out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, the clouds also dropped water.
    Judges 5:4 Meaning
  • 5 The mountains melted from before the Lord, even that Sinai from before the Lord God of Israel.
    Judges 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.
    Judges 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 The inhabitants of the villages ceased, they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah arose, that I arose a mother in Israel.
    Judges 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?
    Judges 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 My heart is toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless ye the Lord.
    Judges 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 Speak, ye that ride on white asses, ye that sit in judgment, and walk by the way.
    Judges 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the Lord, even the righteous acts toward the inhabitants of his villages in Israel: then shall the people of the Lord go down to the gates.
    Judges 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 Awake, awake, Deborah: awake, awake, utter a song: arise, Barak, and lead thy captivity captive, thou son of Abinoam.
    Judges 5:12 Meaning
  • 13 Then he made him that remaineth have dominion over the nobles among the people: the Lord made me have dominion over the mighty.
    Judges 5:13 Meaning
  • 14 Out of Ephraim was there a root of them against Amalek; after thee, Benjamin, among thy people; out of Machir came down governors, and out of Zebulun they that handle the pen of the writer.
    Judges 5:14 Meaning
  • 15 And the princes of Issachar were with Deborah; even Issachar, and also Barak: he was sent on foot into the valley. For the divisions of Reuben there were great thoughts of heart.
    Judges 5:15 Meaning
  • 16 Why abodest thou among the sheepfolds, to hear the bleatings of the flocks? For the divisions of Reuben there were great searchings of heart.
    Judges 5:16 Meaning
  • 17 Gilead abode beyond Jordan: and why did Dan remain in ships? Asher continued on the sea shore, and abode in his breaches.
    Judges 5:17 Meaning
  • 18 Zebulun and Naphtali were a people that jeoparded their lives unto the death in the high places of the field.
    Judges 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain of money.
    Judges 5:19 Meaning
  • 20 They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses fought against Sisera.
    Judges 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 The river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my soul, thou hast trodden down strength.
    Judges 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 Then were the horsehoofs broken by the means of the pransings, the pransings of their mighty ones.
    Judges 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord against the mighty.
    Judges 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite be, blessed shall she be above women in the tent.
    Judges 5:24 Meaning
  • 25 He asked water, and she gave him milk; she brought forth butter in a lordly dish.
    Judges 5:25 Meaning
  • 26 She put her hand to the nail, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer; and with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples.
    Judges 5:26 Meaning
  • 27 At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her feet he bowed, he fell: where he bowed, there he fell down dead.
    Judges 5:27 Meaning
  • 28 The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?
    Judges 5:28 Meaning
  • 29 Her wise ladies answered her, yea, she returned answer to herself,
    Judges 5:29 Meaning
  • 30 Have they not sped? have they not divided the prey; to every man a damsel or two; to Sisera a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours of needlework, of divers colours of needlework on both sides, meet for the necks of them that take the spoil?
    Judges 5:30 Meaning
  • 31 So let all thine enemies perish, O Lord: but let them that love him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.
    Judges 5:31 Meaning

• Of Jephthah's Daughter, When He Returned from His Victory Over the Ammonites

JUDGES 11:34In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 34 And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.

• Of Hannah, When Samuel Was Born

1 SAMUEL 2:1-11Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the Lord, mine horn is exalted in the Lord: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation.
    1 Samuel 2:1 Meaning
  • 2 There is none holy as the Lord: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God.
    1 Samuel 2:2 Meaning
  • 3 Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
    1 Samuel 2:3 Meaning
  • 4 The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.
    1 Samuel 2:4 Meaning
  • 5 They that were full have hired out themselves for bread; and they that were hungry ceased: so that the barren hath born seven; and she that hath many children is waxed feeble.
    1 Samuel 2:5 Meaning
  • 6 The Lord killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.
    1 Samuel 2:6 Meaning
  • 7 The Lord maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.
    1 Samuel 2:7 Meaning
  • 8 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
    1 Samuel 2:8 Meaning
  • 9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
    1 Samuel 2:9 Meaning
  • 10 The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder upon them: the Lord shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength unto his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.
    1 Samuel 2:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the child did minister unto the Lord before Eli the priest.
    1 Samuel 2:11 Meaning

• Of Naomi, When Boaz Showed Kindness to Ruth

RUTH 2:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 And Naomi said unto her daughter in law, Blessed be he of the Lord, who hath not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said unto her, The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen.

RUTH 4:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 And the women said unto Naomi, Blessed be the Lord, which hath not left thee this day without a kinsman, that his name may be famous in Israel.

Joy of the Israelites


• When Saul Was Presented as Their King

1 SAMUEL 10:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom the Lord hath chosen, that there is none like him among all the people? And all the people shouted, and said, God save the king.

• When David Killed Goliath

1 SAMUEL 18:6,7Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of musick.
    1 Samuel 18:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the women answered one another as they played, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands.
    1 Samuel 18:7 Meaning

• When They Came to David to Hebron to Make Him King

1 CHRONICLES 12:40In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 40 Moreover they that were nigh them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen, and meat, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly: for there was joy in Israel.

• When They Took the Ark of the Covenant from Kirjath-Jearim

1 CHRONICLES 13:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.

• When They Brought the Ark of the Covenant from the House of Obed-Edom to Jerusalem

1 CHRONICLES 15:16,25,28Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.
    1 Chronicles 15:16 Meaning
  • 25 So David, and the elders of Israel, and the captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord out of the house of Obed-edom with joy.
    1 Chronicles 15:25 Meaning
  • 28 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps.
    1 Chronicles 15:28 Meaning

• When They Made Gifts to the House of God

1 CHRONICLES 29:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the Lord: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.

• When They Observed the Dedication of the Temple, and the Feast of Tabernacles Under Ezra

EZRA 6:16,22Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy,
    Ezra 6:16 Meaning
  • 22 And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for the Lord had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.
    Ezra 6:22 Meaning

• Of the Jews, After Hearing, Anew, the Word of God

NEHEMIAH 8:9-18Verses in the Bible

  • 9 And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto the Lord your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.
    Nehemiah 8:9 Meaning
  • 10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the Lord is your strength.
    Nehemiah 8:10 Meaning
  • 11 So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.
    Nehemiah 8:11 Meaning
  • 12 And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.
    Nehemiah 8:12 Meaning
  • 13 And on the second day were gathered together the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words of the law.
    Nehemiah 8:13 Meaning
  • 14 And they found written in the law which the Lord had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths in the feast of the seventh month:
    Nehemiah 8:14 Meaning
  • 15 And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.
    Nehemiah 8:15 Meaning
  • 16 So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.
    Nehemiah 8:16 Meaning
  • 17 And all the congregation of them that were come again out of the captivity made booths, and sat under the booths: for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun unto that day had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness.
    Nehemiah 8:17 Meaning
  • 18 Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according unto the manner.
    Nehemiah 8:18 Meaning

• When They Turned Away from Idolatry

2 CHRONICLES 15:14,15Verses in the Bible

  • 14 And they sware unto the Lord with a loud voice, and with shouting, and with trumpets, and with cornets.
    2 Chronicles 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the Lord gave them rest round about.
    2 Chronicles 15:15 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 23:18,21Verses in the Bible

  • 18 Also Jehoiada appointed the offices of the house of the Lord by the hand of the priests the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of the Lord, to offer the burnt offerings of the Lord, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing, as it was ordained by David.
    2 Chronicles 23:18 Meaning
  • 21 And all the people of the land rejoiced: and the city was quiet, after that they had slain Athaliah with the sword.
    2 Chronicles 23:21 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 29:30,36Verses in the Bible

  • 30 Moreover Hezekiah the king and the princes commanded the Levites to sing praise unto the Lord with the words of David, and of Asaph the seer. And they sang praises with gladness, and they bowed their heads and worshipped.
    2 Chronicles 29:30 Meaning
  • 36 And Hezekiah rejoiced, and all the people, that God had prepared the people: for the thing was done suddenly.
    2 Chronicles 29:36 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 30:21,23,26Verses in the Bible

  • 21 And the children of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness: and the Levites and the priests praised the Lord day by day, singing with loud instruments unto the Lord.
    2 Chronicles 30:21 Meaning
  • 23 And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.
    2 Chronicles 30:23 Meaning
  • 26 So there was great joy in Jerusalem: for since the time of Solomon the son of David king of Israel there was not the like in Jerusalem.
    2 Chronicles 30:26 Meaning

• When the Wall of Jerusalem Was Dedicated

NEHEMIAH 12:43In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 43 Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.

• When the Foundation of the Second Temple Was Laid

EZRA 3:11-13Verses in the Bible

  • 11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the Lord; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.
    Ezra 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice; and many shouted aloud for joy:
    Ezra 3:12 Meaning
  • 13 So that the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people: for the people shouted with a loud shout, and the noise was heard afar off.
    Ezra 3:13 Meaning

• Of David, Over the Offerings of the Princes and People for the House of God

1 CHRONICLES 29:10-19Verses in the Bible

  • 10 Wherefore David blessed the Lord before all the congregation: and David said, Blessed be thou, Lord God of Israel our father, for ever and ever.
    1 Chronicles 29:10 Meaning
  • 11 Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all.
    1 Chronicles 29:11 Meaning
  • 12 Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.
    1 Chronicles 29:12 Meaning
  • 13 Now therefore, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name.
    1 Chronicles 29:13 Meaning
  • 14 But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.
    1 Chronicles 29:14 Meaning
  • 15 For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.
    1 Chronicles 29:15 Meaning
  • 16 O Lord our God, all this store that we have prepared to build thee an house for thine holy name cometh of thine hand, and is all thine own.
    1 Chronicles 29:16 Meaning
  • 17 I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.
    1 Chronicles 29:17 Meaning
  • 18 O Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and prepare their heart unto thee:
    1 Chronicles 29:18 Meaning
  • 19 And give unto Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all these things, and to build the palace, for the which I have made provision.
    1 Chronicles 29:19 Meaning

• Jews, Over the Hanging of Haman

ESTHER 8:15,16Verses in the Bible

  • 15 And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.
    Esther 8:15 Meaning
  • 16 The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honour.
    Esther 8:16 Meaning

ESTHER 7:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

• Of Elisabeth, When Mary Visited Her

LUKE 1:5-44Verses in the Bible

  • 5 There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth.
    Luke 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
    Luke 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years.
    Luke 1:7 Meaning
  • 8 And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,
    Luke 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
    Luke 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense.
    Luke 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.
    Luke 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.
    Luke 1:12 Meaning
  • 13 But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.
    Luke 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.
    Luke 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.
    Luke 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
    Luke 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.
    Luke 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.
    Luke 1:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.
    Luke 1:19 Meaning
  • 20 And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.
    Luke 1:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the people waited for Zacharias, and marvelled that he tarried so long in the temple.
    Luke 1:21 Meaning
  • 22 And when he came out, he could not speak unto them: and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple: for he beckoned unto them, and remained speechless.
    Luke 1:22 Meaning
  • 23 And it came to pass, that, as soon as the days of his ministration were accomplished, he departed to his own house.
    Luke 1:23 Meaning
  • 24 And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months, saying,
    Luke 1:24 Meaning
  • 25 Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.
    Luke 1:25 Meaning
  • 26 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,
    Luke 1:26 Meaning
  • 27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.
    Luke 1:27 Meaning
  • 28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
    Luke 1:28 Meaning
  • 29 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
    Luke 1:29 Meaning
  • 30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
    Luke 1:30 Meaning
  • 31 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.
    Luke 1:31 Meaning
  • 32 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
    Luke 1:32 Meaning
  • 33 And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.
    Luke 1:33 Meaning
  • 34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?
    Luke 1:34 Meaning
  • 35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
    Luke 1:35 Meaning
  • 36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.
    Luke 1:36 Meaning
  • 37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.
    Luke 1:37 Meaning
  • 38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
    Luke 1:38 Meaning
  • 39 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda;
    Luke 1:39 Meaning
  • 40 And entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth.
    Luke 1:40 Meaning
  • 41 And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost:
    Luke 1:41 Meaning
  • 42 And she spake out with a loud voice, and said, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.
    Luke 1:42 Meaning
  • 43 And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?
    Luke 1:43 Meaning
  • 44 For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy.
    Luke 1:44 Meaning

• Of Mary, When She Visited Elisabeth

LUKE 1:46-56Verses in the Bible

  • 46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,
    Luke 1:46 Meaning
  • 47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.
    Luke 1:47 Meaning
  • 48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
    Luke 1:48 Meaning
  • 49 For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.
    Luke 1:49 Meaning
  • 50 And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.
    Luke 1:50 Meaning
  • 51 He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
    Luke 1:51 Meaning
  • 52 He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.
    Luke 1:52 Meaning
  • 53 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.
    Luke 1:53 Meaning
  • 54 He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;
    Luke 1:54 Meaning
  • 55 As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.
    Luke 1:55 Meaning
  • 56 And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house.
    Luke 1:56 Meaning

• Of Zecharias, When John the Baptist Was Born

LUKE 1:67-79Verses in the Bible

  • 67 And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying,
    Luke 1:67 Meaning
  • 68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people,
    Luke 1:68 Meaning
  • 69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David;
    Luke 1:69 Meaning
  • 70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:
    Luke 1:70 Meaning
  • 71 That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us;
    Luke 1:71 Meaning
  • 72 To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;
    Luke 1:72 Meaning
  • 73 The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,
    Luke 1:73 Meaning
  • 74 That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear,
    Luke 1:74 Meaning
  • 75 In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.
    Luke 1:75 Meaning
  • 76 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
    Luke 1:76 Meaning
  • 77 To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,
    Luke 1:77 Meaning
  • 78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,
    Luke 1:78 Meaning
  • 79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
    Luke 1:79 Meaning

• Of Angels, When Jesus Was Born

LUKE 2:13,14Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
    Luke 2:13 Meaning
  • 14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
    Luke 2:14 Meaning

• Of the Shepherds, When They Saw the Infant Jesus

LUKE 2:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them.

• Of the Magi

MATTHEW 2:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

• Of Simeon, When Jesus Was Presented in the Temple

LUKE 2:28-32Verses in the Bible

• Of the Disciples, Because the Demons Were Subject to Them

LUKE 10:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.

• Of the Father, When His Prodigal Son Returned

LUKE 15:20-32Verses in the Bible

  • 20 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
    Luke 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
    Luke 15:21 Meaning
  • 22 But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:
    Luke 15:22 Meaning
  • 23 And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
    Luke 15:23 Meaning
  • 24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
    Luke 15:24 Meaning
  • 25 Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
    Luke 15:25 Meaning
  • 26 And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.
    Luke 15:26 Meaning
  • 27 And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
    Luke 15:27 Meaning
  • 28 And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him.
    Luke 15:28 Meaning
  • 29 And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
    Luke 15:29 Meaning
  • 30 But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
    Luke 15:30 Meaning
  • 31 And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.
    Luke 15:31 Meaning
  • 32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
    Luke 15:32 Meaning

• Of Angels, When Sinners Repent

LUKE 15:7,10Verses in the Bible

  • 7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
    Luke 15:7 Meaning
  • 10 Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
    Luke 15:10 Meaning

• Of the Disciples, When Jesus Triumphantly Entered Jerusalem

MATTHEW 21:8,9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strawed them in the way.
    Matthew 21:8 Meaning
  • 9 And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the Son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest.
    Matthew 21:9 Meaning

MARK 11:8-10Verses in the Bible

  • 8 And many spread their garments in the way: and others cut down branches off the trees, and strawed them in the way.
    Mark 11:8 Meaning
  • 9 And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord:
    Mark 11:9 Meaning
  • 10 Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest.
    Mark 11:10 Meaning

• Of the Women Who Returned from the Lord's Sepulcher

MATTHEW 28:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

• The Disciple, After the Resurrection of Jesus

LUKE 24:41In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 41 And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said unto them, Have ye here any meat?

• Of the Disciples in the Temple After the Ascension of Jesus

LUKE 24:53In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.

• Of the Disciples in the Temple Because They Had Received the Gift of the Holy Spirit

ACTS 2:46,47Verses in the Bible

  • 46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
    Acts 2:46 Meaning
  • 47 Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
    Acts 2:47 Meaning

• Of the Immobile Man Who Was Healed by Peter

ACTS 3:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And he leaping up stood, and walked, and entered with them into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God.

• Of Paul, When He Went up to Jerusalem

ACTS 20:22-24Verses in the Bible

  • 22 And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
    Acts 20:22 Meaning
  • 23 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
    Acts 20:23 Meaning
  • 24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
    Acts 20:24 Meaning

• Of Paul and Silas, in the Jail at Philippi

ACTS 16:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.

• Of Rhoda, When She Heard Peter at the Gate

ACTS 12:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for gladness, but ran in, and told how Peter stood before the gate.

• Of the Disciples at Jerusalem, When Peter Told Them About the Conversion of Cornelius and Other Gentiles

ACTS 11:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.

Joy of Barnabas, when he saw the success of the gospel at Antioch


• Of Paul and the Corinthians, Because the Excommunicated Member Repented

2 CORINTHIANS 1:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

2 CORINTHIANS 2:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 And I wrote this same unto you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.

• Of Paul and Titus, Because of the Hospitality of the Corinthians

2 CORINTHIANS 7:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.

2 CORINTHIANS 8:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 Insomuch that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.

ROMANS 15:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed.

1 CORINTHIANS 16:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore acknowledge ye them that are such.

• Of the Macedonian Christians, When They Made a Contribution for the Christians at Jerusalem

2 CORINTHIANS 8:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

• Of Paul, When He Prayed for the Philippian Christians

PHILIPPIANS 1:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,

• Of Thessalonians, When They Believed Paul's Gospel

1 THESSALONIANS 1:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost:

• Of Paul, Rejoicing Over His Converts

1 THESSALONIANS 2:19,20Verses in the Bible

1 THESSALONIANS 3:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;

PHILEMON 1:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.

• Of Early Christians, When They Believed in Jesus

1 PETER 1:8,9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
    1 Peter 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
    1 Peter 1:9 Meaning

Of the Wicked

JOB 20:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

PROVERBS 14:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.

PROVERBS 15:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

ECCLESIASTES 2:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour.

ECCLESIASTES 7:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

ECCLESIASTES 11:8,9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.
    Ecclesiastes 11:8 Meaning
  • 9 Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
    Ecclesiastes 11:9 Meaning

ISAIAH 16:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting: the treaders shall tread out no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.

JAMES 4:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

• See Happiness

• See Praise

• See Thanksgiving

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