17 Bible Verses about Delight, God Expressing
Most Relevant Verses
God saw all that He had made, and it was very good. Evening came and then morning: the sixth day.
I was a skilled craftsman beside Him.
I was His delight every day,
always rejoicing before Him. I was rejoicing in His inhabited world,
delighting in the human race.
He is not impressed by the strength of a horse;
He does not value the power of a man. The Lord values those who fear Him,
those who put their hope in His faithful love.
Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord,
but an accurate weight is His delight.
Lying lips are detestable to the Lord,
but faithful people are His delight.
But the one who boasts should boast in this,
that he understands and knows Me—
that I am Yahweh, showing faithful love,
justice, and righteousness on the earth,
for I delight in these things.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
And there came a voice from heaven:This is My beloved Son.
I take delight in Him!
While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said:This is My beloved Son.
I take delight in Him.
Listen to Him!
“This is My Servant; I strengthen Him,
this is My Chosen One; I delight in Him.
I have put My Spirit on Him;
He will bring justice to the nations.
Then Samuel said:Does the Lord take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices
as much as in obeying the Lord?Look: to obey is better than sacrifice,
to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.
for the Lord disciplines the one He loves,
just as a father, the son he delights in.