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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 is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it is from the hand of God.
Also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God.
Behold, that which I have seen to be good and proper is for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor, in which he labors under the sun, all the days of his life which God has given him; for this is his portion.
Go your way -- eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God has already accepted your works.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on the living God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;
You shall rejoice in all the good which Yahweh your God has given to you, and to your house, you, and the Levite, and the foreigner who is in the midst of you.
Therefore the Jews of the villages, who live in the unwalled towns, make the fourteenth day of the month Adar a day of gladness and feasting, a good day, and a day of sending presents of food to one another.
"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Give a portion to seven, yes, even to eight; for you don't know what evil will be on the earth.
But give for gifts to the needy those things which are within, and behold, all things will be clean to you.
Those who dwell on the earth rejoice over them, and they will be glad. They will give gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell on the earth.
Yahweh is my strength and my shield. My heart has trusted in him, and I am helped. Therefore my heart greatly rejoices. With my song I will thank him.
Let Israel rejoice in him who made them. Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
He touched my mouth with it, and said, "Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away, and your sin forgiven."
In that day you will say, "I will give thanks to you, Yahweh; for though you were angry with me, your anger has turned away and you comfort me.
The wilderness and the dry land will be glad. The desert will rejoice and blossom like a rose.
I will greatly rejoice in Yahweh, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
"Be glad then, you children of Zion, and rejoice in Yahweh, your God; for he gives you the former rain in just measure, and he causes the rain to come down for you, the former rain and the latter rain, as before.
2 Corinthians 8:2
how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.
2 Corinthians 12:8
Concerning this thing, I begged the Lord three times that it might depart from me.
though I myself might have confidence even in the flesh. If any other man thinks that he has confidence in the flesh, I yet more:
and you shall rejoice in your feast, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male servant, and your female servant, and the Levite, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates.