Joy: exceeding gladness. the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying, elation; pleasurable feelings or emotions caused by success, good fortune, or the prospect of possessing what one desires. Exhilaration of spirits; delight. To make merry. A delight of the mind from the consideration of the present possession of something good.
Galatians 5:22-23 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness and self-control…
Isaiah 29:19 - The humble will be filled with fresh joy from the LORD. The poor will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Psalm 16:11 - You have made known to me the path of life; in your presence is fullness of joy, at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Acts 2:28 - You have made known to me the paths of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence.
James 1:2 - My brothers, count it all joy when you face trials of many kinds because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
Matthew 25:21 - “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithfulwith afew things; I will put you in charge over many things, Enter into the joy of your lord."
John 15:9-11 - As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. I have told you these things so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.
John 16:23-24 - In that day you will no longer ask me anything. I tell you the truth, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. Until now you haven’t asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.
Romans 15:13 - May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Acts 20:24 - But none of these things move me, neither do I consider my life worth anything to me, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry that I have received from the Lord Jesus to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
Zephaniah 3:17 - The LORD your God who is near you is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over you with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over you with singing.
Jude 1:24 - Now to him to is able to keep you from falling, and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy – to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore, Amen.
Psalm 5:11 - But let all those that put their trust in you rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because you defend them: let them also that love your name be joyful in you.
Romans 14:17 - For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Luke 6:22-23 - Blessed are you when men hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil because you follow the Son of Man. Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their fathers treated the prophets.
Psalms 32:11 - Be glad in the LORD and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy all you who are upright in heart.
Romans 8:2-4 - Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich sincerity. For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints. And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the LORD and then to us in keeping with God’s will.
Psalms 21:1,2,6 - O LORD, the king rejoices in your strength. How great is his joy in the victories you give! You have granted him the desire of his heart and have not withheld the request of his lips… Surely you have granted him eternal blessings and made him glad with the joy of your presence.
Psalms 27:5-6 - For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his tabernacle and set me high upon a rock. Then my head will be exalted above the enemies who surround me; at his tabernacle will I sacrifice with shouts of joy.
Jeremiah 15:16 - When your words came, I ate them; and your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name, O LORD God of hosts.
Psalms 30:5 - For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night but joy comes in the morning.
Psalms 51:9-13 - Create in me a pure heart O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit to sustain me. Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will turn back to you.
Ecclesiastes 2:26 - To the man who is pleasing in his sight, God gives wisdom, knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God…
Psalms 126:5-6 - Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.
Proverbs 15:23 - A man finds joy in giving an apt reply – and how good is a timely word!
Philippians 1:4 - In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
Proverbs 15:21 - Folly is joy to him who is lacking in wisdom, but a man of understanding walks uprightly.
Proverbs 12:20 - There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace.
Proverbs 15:23 - When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.
Proverbs 23:24 - The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him.
I Chronicles 29:9 - Then the people rejoiced because they had offered so willingly, for they made their offering to the LORD with a whole heart, and King David also rejoiced with great joy.
I Chronicles 29:17 -"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.
II Chronicles 20:27 - Every man of Judah and Jerusalem returned with Jehoshaphat at their head, returning to Jerusalem with joy, for the LORD had made them to rejoice over their enemies.
II Chronicles 30:12,14,15,24,26 - Also in Judah the hand of God was on the people to give them unity of mind to carry out what the king and his officials had ordered, following the word of the LORD… They set to work and removed the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for burning incense they took away and threw into the Kidron Valley. Then they slaughtered the Passover lambs on the fourteenth of the second month. And the priests and Levites were ashamed of themselves, and consecrated themselves and brought burnt offerings to the house of the LORD… For Hezekiah king of Judah gave the assembly 1,000 bulls and 7,000 sheep for offerings, and the princes gave the assembly 1,000 bulls and 10,000 sheep. And the priests consecrated themselves in great numbers… So there was great joy in Jerusalem, for since the time of Solomon the son of David king of Israel there had been nothing like this in Jerusalem. Ezra 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.
Nehemiah 8:10 - Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Nehemiah 12:43 - 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.
Psalms 105:43 - He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy;
Isaiah 9:2-3 - The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when dividing the plunder.
Eccl 5:19-20 - Everyone also to whom God has given wealth and possessions and the power to enjoy them, and to accept his lot in life and rejoice in his work – this is the gift of God. For he will not often consider the years of his life, because God keeps him occupied in the joy of his heart.
Isaiah 12:1-3 - In that day you will say: “I will praise you, O LORD. Although you were angry with me, your anger has turned away” and you have comforted me. Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD, is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.
Isaiah 35:10 - And the redeemed of the LORD will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.
Psalms 105:43 - He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy;
I Thessalonians 1:6 - You became imitators of us and of the Lord; in spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.
I Thessalonians 3:9 - How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you?
Hebrews 12:2 - Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
I Peter 1:8 - Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him, and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy,
I Peter 4:12-13 - Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. Instead, because you are participating in the sufferings of the Messiah, keep on rejoicing, so that you may be glad and shout for joy when his glory is revealed.
3 John 1:4 - I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
I John 1:4-5 - And these things we write to you, that your joy may be full. This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you; God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.
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