Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be glad in the Lord with joy, you upright men; give cries of joy, all you whose hearts are true.
Be glad in the Lord, O doers of righteousness; for praise is beautiful for the upright.
For though the fig-tree has no flowers, and there is no fruit on the vine, and work on the olive comes to nothing, and the fields give no food; and the flock is cut off from its resting-place, and there is no herd in the cattle-house:
Make melody, O daughter of Zion; give a loud cry, O Israel; be glad and let your heart be full of joy, O daughter of Jerusalem.
Be glad in the Lord at all times: again I say, Be glad.
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
Are you not eternal, O Lord my God, my Holy One? for you there is no death. O Lord, he has been ordered by you for our punishment; and by you, O Rock, he has been marked out to put us right.
For they truly gave us punishment for a short time, as it seemed good to them; but he does it for our profit, so that we may become holy as he is.
Let all those who are looking for you be glad and have joy in you; let the lovers of your salvation ever say, May God be great.