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40 Bible Verses about Being Happy And Enjoying Life

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Ecclesiastes 8:15

So I recommend enjoyment. For there [is] nothing better for man under the sun than to eat and to drink and to rejoice. This will accompany him in his toil the days of his life that God gives to him under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 2:24

There is nothing better for a person than to eat and drink and {find delight} in his toil. For I also realized that this [is] from the hand of God!

Ecclesiastes 3:12

So I realized that there is {nothing better} for them than to {rejoice and enjoy themselves} during their lives.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the wife whom you love all the days of your vain life which he gives you under the sun, because this [is] your lot in life and in the toil with which you toil under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 5:20

For he does not remember the [brief] days of his life, for God keeps his heart preoccupied with enjoyment [of life].

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go--eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart! For God already has approved your deeds.

Ecclesiastes 5:19

This indeed is a gift of God: everyone to whom God gives wealth and possessions, he also empowers him {to enjoy them}, to accept his lot, and to rejoice in [the fruit of] his toil.

Ecclesiastes 5:18

Look! I have discovered what is good and fitting: to eat and to drink and {to enjoy} all [the fruit of] the toil with which one toils under the sun during the number of the days of his life that God gives to him--for this [is] his lot.

Ecclesiastes 3:22

So I concluded that there is nothing better for a person than to enjoy [the fruit of] his labor, for this is his lot in life. {For no one knows what will happen in the future.}

Ecclesiastes 3:13

And for anyone to eat and drink, that is, {to enjoy the fruit of all his toil}, this also is a gift of God.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth! Follow the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes-- but know that God will bring you into judgment for all these things.

Ecclesiastes 2:25

For who can eat [and drink], and who can enjoy [life] apart from him?

Ecclesiastes 6:6

Even if a man lives a thousand years twice, if he does not enjoy {prosperity}, {both suffer the same fate}!

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what [is] good for a man in his life during the few days of his fleeting life, which are fleeting as a shadow? For who can tell anyone what will happen {in the future} under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 11:8

For if a man lives many years, let him rejoice in all of them! Let him remember that the days of the darkness will be many-- all that is coming [is] vanity!

Ecclesiastes 6:2

God gives a man wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing his heart desires; yet God does not enable him to enjoy it--instead someone else ends up enjoying it. This [is] vanity--indeed, it [is] a grievous ill!

Ecclesiastes 9:8

Always be clothed in white garments, and never let your head lack oil!

Nehemiah 8:10

Then he said to them, "Go, eat festive food and drink sweet drinks, and send a share to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our lord. Do not be grieved because the joy of Yahweh is your refuge."

Isaiah 65:22

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat. For the days of my people [shall be] like the days of tree, and my chosen ones shall enjoy the work of their hands.

Philippians 1:11

having been filled [with the] fruit of righteousness which [comes] through Jesus Christ to the glory and praise of God.

Psalm 39:13

Look [away] from me that I may be cheerful, before I depart and I am no more.

Ecclesiastes 2:3

I also {explored} {the effects of indulging my flesh} with wine. My mind guiding me with wisdom, {I investigated} folly so that I might discover what [is] good under heaven for {humans} to do {during the days of their lives}.

Ecclesiastes 2:10

I neither withheld anything from my eyes that they desired, nor did I deprive any pleasure from my heart. My heart rejoiced in all my toil, for this was my reward from all my toil.

Ecclesiastes 10:19

{Feasts are held for celebration}, wine cheers the living, and money answers everything.

Ecclesiastes 2:1

I said {to myself}, "Come! I will test pleasure {to see whether it is worthwhile}." But look, "This also [is] vanity!"

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember your Creator in the days of your youth-- before the days of trouble come and the years draw near when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them!"

Ecclesiastes 6:3

Even if a man fathers a hundred [children] and lives many years so that the days of his years are many, if his heart is not satisfied with {his prosperity} and {he does not receive a proper burial}, I deem the stillborn better than him.

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