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37 Bible Verses about Happiness

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Genesis 30:13

And Leah said, Happy am I; for the daughters will call me blessed! and she called his name Asher.

Genesis 34:19

And the youth did not delay to do this, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was honourable above all in the house of his father.

1 Kings 10:8

Happy are thy men! happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee, who hear thy wisdom!

2 Corinthians 7:13

For this reason we have been encouraged. And we the rather rejoiced in our encouragement more abundantly by reason of the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.

Deuteronomy 20:6

And what man is there that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not eaten of it? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it.

Psalm 127:3-5

Lo, children are an inheritance from Jehovah, and the fruit of the womb a reward. As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth. Happy is the man that hath filled his quiver with them. They shall not be ashamed when they speak with enemies in the gate.

Jonah 4:6

And Jehovah Elohim prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shade over his head, to deliver him from his trouble. And Jonah was exceeding glad because of the gourd.

Psalm 21:6

For thou hast made him to be blessings for ever; thou hast filled him with joy by thy countenance.

1 Thessalonians 3:9

For what thanksgiving can we render to God for you, for all the joy wherewith we rejoice on account of you before our God,

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy words were unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by thy name, O Jehovah, God of hosts.

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, God has made me laugh: all that hear will laugh with me.

Acts 11:23

who, having arrived and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord;

1 Kings 8:66

On the eighth day he sent the people away; and they blessed the king, and went to their tents, joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that Jehovah had done to David his servant, and to Israel his people.

Psalm 16:6

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Psalm 92:4

For thou, Jehovah, hast made me glad through thy work; I will triumph in the works of thy hands.

Acts 13:48

And those of the nations, hearing it, rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord, and believed, as many as were ordained to eternal life.

Deuteronomy 30:9-10

And Jehovah thy God will make thee abound in every work of thy hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, for good; for Jehovah will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers; if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law; if thou turn to Jehovah thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Matthew 5:3-10

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens. Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.read more.
Blessed they who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed the merciful, for they shall find mercy. Blessed the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed the peace-makers, for they shall be called sons of God. Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

From Thematic Bible


Happiness » General references to

Psalm 144:15

Blessed the people that is in such a case! Blessed the people whose God is Jehovah!

Proverbs 14:21

He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.

Proverbs 16:20

He that giveth heed to the word shall find good; and whoso confideth in Jehovah, happy is he.

Happiness » Affliction of the righteous leads to

Happiness » Of the wicked » Often interrupted by judgments

Job 15:21

The sound of terrors is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer cometh upon him.

Numbers 11:33

The flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, when the wrath of Jehovah was kindled against the people, and Jehovah smote the people with a very great plague.

Psalm 73:18-20

Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins. How are they suddenly made desolate! they pass away, consumed with terrors. As a dream, when one awaketh, wilt thou, Lord, on arising despise their image.

Jeremiah 25:10-11

And I will cause to perish from them the voice of mirth and the voice of joy, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp. And this whole land shall become a waste, an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Illustrated

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.

Luke 12:16-20

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly. And he reasoned within himself saying, What shall I do? for I have not a place where I shall lay up my fruits. And he said, This will I do: I will take away my granaries and build greater, and there I will lay up all my produce and my good things; read more.
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much good things laid by for many years; repose thyself, eat, drink, be merry. But God said to him, Fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; and whose shall be what thou hast prepared?

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil: but he passed away, and behold, he was not; and I sought him, but he was not found.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Sometimes a stumbling-block to saints

Psalm 73:16

When I thought to be able to know this, it was a grievous task in mine eyes;

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art thou, Jehovah, when I plead with thee; yet will I speak with thee of thy judgments. Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they at ease that deal very treacherously?

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

and behold joy and rejoicing, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.

Habakkuk 1:16

therefore he sacrificeth unto his net, and burneth incense unto his drag; for by them his portion is become fat, and his meat dainty.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Vain pleasure

Isaiah 5:12

And harp and lyre, tambour and flute, and wine are in their banquets; but they regard not the work of Jehovah, nor do they see the operation of his hands.

Job 21:12

They shout to the tambour and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the pipe.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is limited to this life

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Their wealth

Job 21:13

They spend their days in prosperity, and in a moment go down to Sheol.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Their power

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Their worldly prosperity

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.

Psalm 37:3-4

Confide in Jehovah, and do good; dwell in the land, and feed on faithfulness; and delight thyself in Jehovah, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Drunkenness

Isaiah 56:12

Come, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to-morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Woe against

Amos 6:1

Woe to them that are at ease in Zion and that are secure in the mountain of Samaria, the renowned of the first of the nations, to whom the house of Israel come.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you that are filled, for ye shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for ye shall mourn and weep.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Saints often permitted to see the end of

Psalm 73:17-20

Until I went into the sanctuaries of God; then understood I their end. Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins. How are they suddenly made desolate! they pass away, consumed with terrors. read more.
As a dream, when one awaketh, wilt thou, Lord, on arising despise their image.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is vain

Ecclesiastes 2:1

I said in my heart, Come now, I will try thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure. But behold, this also is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

And on a set day, clothed in royal apparel and sitting on the elevated seat of honour, Herod made a public oration to them. And the people cried out, A god's voice and not a man's. And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not give the glory to God, and he expired, eaten of worms.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to recklessness

Isaiah 22:12

And in that day did the Lord Jehovah of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth;

Happiness » Of the wicked » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

And Haman went forth that day joyful and glad of heart; but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up nor moved for him, he was full of fury against Mordecai. But Haman controlled himself, and came home; and he sent and called for his friends, and Zeresh his wife. And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Successful oppression

Habakkuk 1:15

He taketh up all of them with the hook, he catcheth them in his net, and gathereth them into his drag; therefore he rejoiceth and is glad:

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to sorrow

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is uncertain

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

The flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, when the wrath of Jehovah was kindled against the people, and Jehovah smote the people with a very great plague.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is short

Job 20:5

The exultation of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly man but for a moment?

Happiness » Of the wicked » Marred by jealousy

Esther 5:13

Yet all this is of no avail to me so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Envy not

Psalm 37:1

{A Psalm of David.} Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, and be not envious of them that work unrighteousness;

Happiness » Of the wicked » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his nobles, and drank wine before the thousand.

Reproof » Leads to » Happiness

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Joy And Happiness

42;1;14

And he shall be to thee joy and rejoicing, and many shall rejoice at his birth.