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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.
Sing to the Lord a brand new song! Praise him from the horizon of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and everything that lives in it, you coastlands and those who live there!
Shout for joy, O sky, for the Lord intervenes; shout out, you subterranean regions of the earth. O mountains, give a joyful shout; you too, O forest and all your trees! For the Lord protects Jacob; he reveals his splendor through Israel.
In unison give a joyful shout, O ruins of Jerusalem! For the Lord consoles his people; he protects Jerusalem.
Indeed you will go out with joy; you will be led along in peace; the mountains and hills will give a joyful shout before you, and all the trees in the field will clap their hands.
Let the sky rejoice, and the earth be happy! Let the sea and everything in it shout!
Shout out praises to the Lord, all the earth! Break out in a joyful shout and sing!
Suddenly a vast, heavenly army appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,
In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."
and when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders threw themselves to the ground before the Lamb. Each of them had a harp and golden bowls full of incense (which are the prayers of the saints).
After these things I looked, and here was an enormous crowd that no one could count, made up of persons from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb dressed in long white robes, and with palm branches in their hands.
At that time you will say: "I praise you, O Lord, for even though you were angry with me, your anger subsided, and you consoled me.
"Comfort, comfort my people," says your God.
Certainly the Lord will console Zion; he will console all her ruins. He will make her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the Garden of the Lord. Happiness and joy will be restored to her, thanksgiving and the sound of music.
to announce the year when the Lord will show his favor, the day when our God will seek vengeance, to console all who mourn,
As a mother consoles a child, so I will console you, and you will be consoled over Jerusalem."
The Lord says, "At that time young women will dance and be glad. Young men and old men will rejoice. I will turn their grief into gladness. I will give them comfort and joy in place of their sorrow.
2 Corinthians 7:6
But God, who encourages the downhearted, encouraged us by the arrival of Titus.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,
Sing praises about the majesty of his reputation! Give him the honor he deserves!
From east to west the Lord's name is deserving of praise.
But be happy and rejoice forevermore over what I am about to create! For look, I am ready to create Jerusalem to be a source of joy, and her people to be a source of happiness.