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Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Go your way
There was nothing more blessed for Man than that he should eat and drink, and see his desireth for blessedness in his toil, - even this, saw, I myself, that, from the hand of God, it was.
Though indeed, that any man should eat and drink, and see blessedness, in all his toil, it is, the gift of God.
Lo! what, I myself, have seen - Better that it should be excellent to eat and to drink and to see blessedness, in all one's toil wherein one toileth under the sun, for the number of the days of his life, in that God hath given it him, for, that, is his portion:
Go thy way - eat, with gladness, thy food, and drink, with a happy heart, thy wine, - when already God is well pleased with thy works.
1 Timothy 6:17
Upon them who are rich in the present age, lay thou charge - not to be high-minded, nor to have set their hope on, riches', uncertainty, - but on God, who offereth us all things richly for enjoying,
and shalt rejoice in all the good things which Yahweh thy God, hath given unto thee, and unto thy house, - thou and the Levite, and the sojourner who is in thy midst.
For this cause, the country Jews, who dwelt in the country towns, were making the fourteenth day of the month Adar one of rejoicing and banqueting, and a day of happiness, - and of sending portions every one to his neighbour.
If I withheld - from pleasure - the poor, or, the eyes of the widow, I dimmed;
Give a portion to seven, yea even to eight, - for thou canst not know, what there shall be of misfortune, upon the earth.
Notwithstanding, as to the things within, give alms, and lo! everything, is, pure unto you.
And, they who are dwelling upon the earth, rejoice over them, and make merry, and, gifts, will they send one to another, - because, these two prophets, tormented them that were dwelling upon the earth.
Yahweh, is my strength and my shield, In him, hath trusted my heart, and I have found help, - Therefore hath my heart danced for joy, and, with my song, do I praise him.
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him, Let the sons of Zion exult in their king;
A joyful heart, worketh an excellent cure, - but, a stricken spirit, drieth up the bone.
Then touched he my month, and said - Lo! this hath touched thy lips, - Thus shall be taken away, thine iniquity, And, thy sin, by propitiation be covered.
Thou shalt say, therefore, in that day, I will praise thee, O Yahweh! Though thou hast been angry with me, Thine anger turneth back. And thou dost comfort me.
Wilderness and parched land, shall be glad for them, - And the waste plain, shall exult, and blossom as the lily:
I will, greatly rejoice, in Yahweh, My soul shall exult in my God, For he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, With a robe of righteousness, hath he enwrapt me, - As a bridegroom, adorneth himself with, a chaplet, And as a bride, bedecketh herself with, her jewels.
Ye sons of Zion, then, exult and be glad in Yahweh your God, for he hath given you the seed-rain, in right manner, - Yea he hath caused to descend for you a down-pour, of seed-rain and of the harvest-rain in the first month;
2 Corinthians 8:2
That, in a great testing of tribulation, the superabounding of their joy and their deep destitution, superabounded unto the riches of their liberality;
2 Corinthians 12:8
In this behalf, thrice, besought I, the Lord, that it might depart from me;
Although, indeed, I, might have confidence even in flesh. If any other thinketh to have confidence in flesh, I, more: -
And thou shalt rejoice in thy festival, - thou, and thy son and thy daughter, and thy servant and thy handmaid, and the Levite and the sojourner, and the fatherless and the widow, who are within thy gates.