Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God now is pleased with your works.

Ecclesiastes 8:15

Then I praised gladness, because a man has no better thing under the sun than to eat and to drink and to be glad; for that shall go with him of his labor for the days of his life which God gives him under the sun.

Genesis 4:4-5

And Abel also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat of it. And Jehovah had respect to Abel and to his offering,

Genesis 12:19

Why did you say, She is my sister? And so I was about to take her to me as wife. Now therefore behold your wife. Take her and go.

Exodus 24:8-11

And Moses took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which Jehovah has made with you concerning all these words.

Deuteronomy 12:7

And there you shall eat before Jehovah your God, and you shall rejoice in all that you put your hand to, you and your households in which Jehovah your God has blessed you.

Deuteronomy 12:12

And you shall rejoice before Jehovah your God; you, your sons, your daughters, your menservants, your female servants, and the Levite that is within your gates (because he has no part nor inheritance with you).

Deuteronomy 16:14-15

And you shall rejoice in your feast, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male slave, and your slave-girl, and the Levite, the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow inside your gates.

1 Kings 8:66

On the eighth day he sent the people away. And they blessed the king and went to their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the good that Jehovah had done for David His servant, and for Israel His people.

1 Chronicles 16:1-3

And they brought the ark of God and set it in the middle of the tent which David had pitched for it. And they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God.

1 Chronicles 29:21-23

And they sacrificed sacrifices to Jehovah, and offered burnt offerings to Jehovah on the next day after that day a thousand bulls, a thousand rams, a thousand lambs, with their drink offerings, and sacrifices in abundance for all Israel.

2 Chronicles 30:23-27

And the whole gathering agreed to keep another seven days. And they kept another seven days with gladness.

Nehemiah 8:10-12

Then he said to them, Go eat the fat and drink the sweet, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared. For this day is holy to our LORD. And do not be sorry, for the joy of Jehovah is your strength.

Ecclesiastes 2:24-26

Is it not good that he should eat and drink and make his soul see good in his labor? This I also saw, that it was from the hand of God.

Ecclesiastes 3:12-13

I know that there is no good in them, but to rejoice and to do good in his life.

Ecclesiastes 5:18

Behold that which I have seen. it is good and right for one to eat and to drink, and to see good in all his labor that he labors under the sun all the days of his life, which God gives him; for it is his portion.

Ecclesiastes 10:19

Bread is made for laughter, and wine makes merry; but silver answers all things.

Mark 7:29

And He said to her, For this saying go, the demon has gone out of your daughter.

Luke 11:41

But give alms of such things as you have, and behold, all things are clean to you.

John 4:50

Jesus said to him, Go, your son lives. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken to him, and he went away.

Acts 10:35

but in every nation he who fears Him and works righteousness is accepted with Him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 16:14
And you shall rejoice in your feast, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male slave, and your slave-girl, and the Levite, the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow inside your gates.
Ecclesiastes 3:13
And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.
Isaiah 24:9
They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to those who drink it.