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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 young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honorable than all the house of his father.

1 Kings 10:8

Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, and that hear your wisdom.

2 Corinthians 7:13

Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more we rejoiced at the joy of Titus, because his spirit was 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 rejoicing.

Deuteronomy 20:6

And what man is he that has planted a vineyard, and has not yet eaten of it? let him also 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 a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Jonah 4:6

And the LORD God prepared a plant, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceedingly glad for the plant.

Psalm 21:6

For you have made him most blessed forever: you have made him exceedingly glad with your presence.

1 Thessalonians 3:9

For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy with which we joy for your sakes before our God;

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found, and I did eat them; and your word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Genesis 21:6

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

Acts 11:23

Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cling unto the Lord.

1 Kings 8:66

On the eighth day he sent the people away: and they blessed the king, and went unto their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had done for David his servant, and for 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 you, LORD, have made me glad through your work: I will triumph in the works of your hands.

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Deuteronomy 30:9-10

And the LORD your God will make you abound in every work of your hand, in the fruit of your body, and in the fruit of your cattle, and in the fruit of your land, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice over you for good, as he rejoiced over your fathers: If you shall hearken unto the voice of the LORD your God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if you turn unto the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul.

Jeremiah 9:24

But let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.

Matthew 5:3-10

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.read more.
Blessed are they who do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

From Thematic Bible


Happiness » General references to

Psalm 144:15

Happy is that people, that is in such a state: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.

Proverbs 14:21

He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

Proverbs 16:20

He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whosoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.

Happiness » Affliction of the righteous leads to

Happiness » Of the wicked » Often interrupted by judgments

Job 15:21

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Numbers 11:33

And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was consumed, the wrath of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very great plague.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction. How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors. As a dream when one awakes; so, O Lord, when you awake, you shall despise their image.

Jeremiah 25:10-11

Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, 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 be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Illustrated

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented.

Luke 12:16-20

And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room to store my crops? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I store all my crops and my goods. read more.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have prepared?

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.

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

Psalm 73:16

When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous are you, O LORD, when I plead with you: yet let me talk with you of your judgments: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they happy that deal very treacherously?

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

But instead, joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating meat, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we shall die.

Habakkuk 1:16

Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their dragnet; because by them their portion is luxurious, and their food plentiful.

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

Isaiah 5:12

And the harp, and the lyre, the timbrel, and flute, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.

Job 21:12

They sing to the tambourine and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the flute.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is limited to this life

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented.

Psalm 17:14

From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

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

Job 21:13

They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.

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

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

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

Psalm 17:14

From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Psalm 37:3-4

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and verily you shall be fed. Delight yourself also in the LORD; and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Drunkenness

Isaiah 56:12

Come you, they say, I will bring wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow 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 trust in the mountain of Samaria, who are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!

Luke 6:25

Woe unto you that are full! for you shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for you 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 sanctuary of God; then understood I their end. Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction. How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors. read more.
As a dream when one awakes; so, O Lord, when you awake, you shall despise their image.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is vain

Ecclesiastes 2:1

I said in my heart, Come now, I will test you with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure: and, 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 upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them. And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and died.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to recklessness

Isaiah 22:12

And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth:

Happiness » Of the wicked » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

Then went Haman forth that day joyful and with a glad heart: but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up, nor trembled before him, he was full of indignation against Mordecai. Nevertheless Haman restrained himself: and when he came home, 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 the things in which 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

They take up all of them with the hook, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their dragnet: therefore they rejoice and are glad.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to sorrow

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is uncertain

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was consumed, the wrath of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very great plague.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is short

Job 20:5

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Happiness » Of the wicked » Marred by jealousy

Esther 5:13

Yet all this avails me nothing, 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 yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious of the workers of iniquity.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

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

Reproof » Leads to » Happiness

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42;1;14

And you shall have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.