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Deuteronomy 24:5

"When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

Genesis 30:13

Then Leah said, "Happy am I! For women will call me happy." So she named him Asher.

Genesis 34:19

The young man did not delay to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob's daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father.

1 Kings 10:8

"How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.

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Proverbs 23:24

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who sires a wise son will be glad in him.

2 Corinthians 7:13

For this reason we have been comforted And besides our comfort, we rejoiced even much more for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand that is on the seashore in abundance; they were eating and drinking and rejoicing.

Luke 1:14

"You will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.

Deuteronomy 20:6

'Who is the man that has planted a vineyard and has not begun to use its fruit? Let him depart and return to his house, otherwise he might die in the battle and another man would begin to use its fruit.

Psalm 127:3-5

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.

Jonah 4:6

So the LORD God appointed a plant and it grew up over Jonah to be a shade over his head to deliver him from his discomfort. And Jonah was extremely happy about the plant.

Psalm 21:6

For You make him most blessed forever; You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.

1 Thessalonians 3:9

For what thanks can we render to God for you in return for all the joy with which we rejoice before our God on your account,

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Genesis 21:6

Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh with me."

Acts 11:23

Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;

1 Kings 8:66

On the eighth day he sent the people away and they blessed the king. Then they went to their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had shown to David His servant and to Israel His people.

Psalm 16:6

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.

Psalm 92:4

For You, O LORD, have made me glad by what You have done, I will sing for joy at the works of Your hands.

Psalm 111:2

Great are the works of the LORD; They are studied by all who delight in them.

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Deuteronomy 30:9-10

"Then the LORD your God will prosper you abundantly in all the work of your hand, in the offspring of your body and in the offspring of your cattle and in the produce of your ground, for the LORD will again rejoice over you for good, just as He rejoiced over your fathers; if you obey the LORD your God to keep His commandments and His statutes which are written in this book of the law, if you turn to the LORD your God with all your heart and soul.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

Matthew 5:3-10

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. "Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. read more.
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. "Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!

James 5:11

We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

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Happiness » General references to

Psalm 144:15

How blessed are the people who are so situated; How blessed are the people whose God is the LORD!

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Proverbs 16:20

He who gives attention to the word will find good, And blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

Happiness » Affliction of the righteous leads to

James 5:11

We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Often interrupted by judgments

Job 15:21

"Sounds of terror are in his ears; While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very severe plague.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction. How they are destroyed in a moment! They are utterly swept away by sudden terrors! Like a dream when one awakes, O Lord, when aroused, You will despise their form.

Jeremiah 25:10-11

'Moreover, I will take from them the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp. 'This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Illustrated

Luke 16:25

"But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.

Luke 12:16-20

And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man was very productive. "And he began reasoning to himself, saying, 'What shall I do, since I have no place to store my crops?' "Then he said, 'This is what I will do: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. read more.
'And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry."' "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil. Then he passed away, and lo, he was no more; I sought for him, but he could not be found.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Sometimes a stumbling-block to saints

Psalm 73:16

When I pondered to understand this, It was troublesome in my sight

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

Instead, there is gaiety and gladness, Killing of cattle and slaughtering of sheep, Eating of meat and drinking of wine: "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we may die."

Habakkuk 1:16

Therefore they offer a sacrifice to their net And burn incense to their fishing net; Because through these things their catch is large, And their food is plentiful.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Vain pleasure

Isaiah 5:12

Their banquets are accompanied by lyre and harp, by tambourine and flute, and by wine; But they do not pay attention to the deeds of the LORD, Nor do they consider the work of His hands.

Job 21:12

"They sing to the timbrel and harp And rejoice at the sound of the flute.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is limited to this life

Luke 16:25

"But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.

Psalm 17:14

From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Their wealth

Job 21:13

"They spend their days in prosperity, And suddenly they go down to Sheol.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Their power

Psalm 37:35

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Their worldly prosperity

Psalm 17:14

From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.

Psalm 37:3-4

Trust in the LORD and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness. Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Drunkenness

Isaiah 56:12

"Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."

Happiness » Of the wicked » Woe against

Amos 6:1

Woe to those who are at ease in Zion And to those who feel secure in the mountain of Samaria, The distinguished men of the foremost of nations, To whom the house of Israel comes.

Luke 6:25

"Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Saints often permitted to see the end of

Psalm 73:17-20

Until I came into the sanctuary of God; Then I perceived their end. Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction. How they are destroyed in a moment! They are utterly swept away by sudden terrors! read more.
Like a dream when one awakes, O Lord, when aroused, You will despise their form.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is vain

Ecclesiastes 2:1

I said to myself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure. So enjoy yourself." And behold, it too was futility.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as the crackling of thorn bushes under a pot, So is the laughter of the fool; And this too is futility.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

On an appointed day Herod, having put on his royal apparel, took his seat on the rostrum and began delivering an address to them. The people kept crying out, "The voice of a god and not of a man!" And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to recklessness

Isaiah 22:12

Therefore in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

Then Haman went out that day glad and pleased of heart; but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate and that he did not stand up or tremble before him, Haman was filled with anger against Mordecai. Haman controlled himself, however, went to his house and sent for his friends and his wife Zeresh. Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, and the number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Successful oppression

Habakkuk 1:15

The Chaldeans bring all of them up with a hook, Drag them away with their net, And gather them together in their fishing net. Therefore they rejoice and are glad.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to sorrow

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is uncertain

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very severe plague.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is short

Job 20:5

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless momentary?

Happiness » Of the wicked » Marred by jealousy

Esther 5:13

"Yet all of this does not satisfy me every time I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate."

Happiness » Of the wicked » Envy not

Psalm 37:1

Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.

Reproof » Leads to » Happiness



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