Search "joy" in the Bible
New International Version (100/210 hits) Ge 31:27 Why did you run off secretly and deceive me? Why didn’t you tell me, so I could send you away with joy and singing to the music of timbrels and harps?Le 9:24 Fire came out from the presence of the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted for joy and fell facedown.De 16:15 For seven days celebrate the festival to the Lord your God at the place the Lord will choose. For the Lord your God will bless you in all your harvest and in all the work of your hands, and your joy will be complete.Jud 9:19 So have you acted honorably and in good faith toward Jerub-Baal and his family today? If you have, may Abimelek be your joy, and may you be his, too!1Ch 12:40 Also, their neighbors from as far away as Issachar, Zebulun and Naphtali came bringing food on donkeys, camels, mules and oxen. There were plentiful supplies of flour, fig cakes, raisin cakes, wine, olive oil, cattle and sheep, for there was joy in Israel.1Ch 16:27 Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place.1Ch 16:33 Let the trees of the forest sing, let them sing for joy before the Lord, for he comes to judge the earth.1Ch 29:17 I know, my God, that you test the heart and are pleased with integrity. All these things I have given willingly and with honest intent. And now I have seen with joy how willingly your people who are here have given to you.1Ch 29:22 They ate and drank with great joy in the presence of the Lord that day. Then they acknowledged Solomon son of David as king a second time, anointing him before the Lord to be ruler and Zadok to be priest.2Ch 30:26 There was great joy in Jerusalem, for since the days of Solomon son of David king of Israel there had been nothing like this in Jerusalem.Ezr 3:12 But many of the older priests and Levites and family heads, who had seen the former temple, wept aloud when they saw the foundation of this temple being laid, while many others shouted for joy.Ezr 3:13 No one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because the people made so much noise. And the sound was heard far away.Ezr 6:16 Then the people of Israel—the priests, the Levites and the rest of the exiles—celebrated the dedication of the house of God with joy.Ezr 6:22 For seven days they celebrated with joy the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because the Lord had filled them with joy by changing the attitude of the king of Assyria so that he assisted them in the work on the house of God, the God of Israel.Ne 8:10 Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”Ne 8:12 Then all the people went away to eat and drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy, because they now understood the words that had been made known to them.Ne 8:17 The whole company that had returned from exile built temporary shelters and lived in them. From the days of Joshua son of Nun until that day, the Israelites had not celebrated it like this. And their joy was very great.Ne 12:43 And on that day they offered great sacrifices, rejoicing because God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The sound of rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard far away.Es 8:16 For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy, gladness and honor.Es 8:17 In every province and in every city to which the edict of the king came, there was joy and gladness among the Jews, with feasting and celebrating. And many people of other nationalities became Jews because fear of the Jews had seized them.Es 9:17 This happened on the thirteenth day of the month of Adar, and on the fourteenth they rested and made it a day of feasting and joy.Es 9:18 The Jews in Susa, however, had assembled on the thirteenth and fourteenth, and then on the fifteenth they rested and made it a day of feasting and joy.Es 9:19 That is why rural Jews—those living in villages—observe the fourteenth of the month of Adar as a day of joy and feasting, a day for giving presents to each other.Es 9:22 as the time when the Jews got relief from their enemies, and as the month when their sorrow was turned into joy and their mourning into a day of celebration. He wrote them to observe the days as days of feasting and joy and giving presents of food to one another and gifts to the poor.Job 3:7 May that night be barren; may no shout of joy be heard in it.Job 6:10 Then I would still have this consolation— my joy in unrelenting pain— that I had not denied the words of the Holy One.Job 8:21 He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.Job 9:25 “My days are swifter than a runner; they fly away without a glimpse of joy.Job 10:20 Are not my few days almost over? Turn away from me so I can have a moment’s joyJob 20:5 that the mirth of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment.Job 33:26 then that person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God’s face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.Job 38:7 while the morning stars sang together and all the angels shouted for joy?Ps 4:7 Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound.Ps 5:11 But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.Ps 16:11 You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.Ps 19:8 The precepts of the Lord are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes.Ps 20:5 May we shout for joy over your victory and lift up our banners in the name of our God. May the Lord grant all your requests.Ps 21:1 The king rejoices in your strength, Lord. How great is his joy in the victories you give!Ps 21:6 Surely you have granted him unending blessings and made him glad with the joy of your presence.Ps 27:6 Then my head will be exalted above the enemies who surround me; at his sacred tent I will sacrifice with shouts of joy; I will sing and make music to the Lord.Ps 28:7 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.Ps 30:11 You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy,Ps 33:3 Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.Ps 35:27 May those who delight in my vindication shout for joy and gladness; may they always say, “The Lord be exalted, who delights in the well-being of his servant.”Ps 42:4 These things I remember as I pour out my soul: how I used to go to the house of God under the protection of the Mighty One with shouts of joy and praise among the festive throng.Ps 43:4 Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God.Ps 45:7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.Ps 45:15 Led in with joy and gladness, they enter the palace of the king.Ps 47:1 Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.Ps 47:5 God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the Lord amid the sounding of trumpets.Ps 48:2 Beautiful in its loftiness, the joy of the whole earth, like the heights of Zaphon is Mount Zion, the city of the Great King.Ps 51:8 Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.Ps 51:12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.Ps 65:8 The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.Ps 65:13 The meadows are covered with flocks and the valleys are mantled with grain; they shout for joy and sing.Ps 66:1 Shout for joy to God, all the earth!Ps 67:4 May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you rule the peoples with equity and guide the nations of the earth.Ps 71:23 My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you— I whom you have delivered.Ps 81:1 Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob!Ps 86:4 Bring joy to your servant, Lord, for I put my trust in you.Ps 89:12 You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.Ps 90:14 Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.Ps 92:4 For you make me glad by your deeds, Lord; I sing for joy at what your hands have done.Ps 94:19 When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.Ps 95:1 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.Ps 96:12 Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.Ps 97:11 Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.Ps 98:4 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music;Ps 98:6 with trumpets and the blast of the ram’s horn— shout for joy before the Lord, the King.Ps 98:8 Let the rivers clap their hands, let the mountains sing together for joy;Ps 100:1 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.Ps 105:43 He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy;Ps 106:5 that I may enjoy the prosperity of your chosen ones, that I may share in the joy of your nation and join your inheritance in giving praise.Ps 107:22 Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy.Ps 118:15 Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: “The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!Ps 119:111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart.Ps 126:2 Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.”Ps 126:3 The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.Ps 126:5 Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.Ps 126:6 Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.Ps 132:9 May your priests be clothed with your righteousness; may your faithful people sing for joy.’ ”Ps 132:16 I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her faithful people will ever sing for joy.Ps 137:3 for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”Ps 137:6 May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you, if I do not consider Jerusalem my highest joy.Ps 149:5 Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.Pr 10:1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.Pr 10:28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.Pr 11:10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.Pr 12:20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.Pr 14:10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy.Pr 15:20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.Pr 15:21 Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.Pr 15:23 A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word!Pr 15:30 Light in a messenger’s eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.Pr 17:21 To have a fool for a child brings grief; there is no joy for the parent of a godless fool.Pr 21:15 When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.Pr 23:24 The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.Pr 27:9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.Pr 27:11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.Pr 29:3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.