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37 Bible Verses about Happiness

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Genesis 30:13

Then Leah said, "How happy [am] I! For women have called me happy." So she called his name Asher.

Genesis 34:19

And the young man did not delay to do the thing, for he wanted the daughter of Jacob. Now he [was] the most honored of his father's house.

1 Kings 10:8

Happy [are] your men and happy [are] these your servants who stand before you continually hearing your wisdom.

2 Corinthians 7:13

Because of this we have been encouraged, and in addition to our encouragement, we rejoiced much more over the joy of Titus, because his spirit had been refreshed by all of you.

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel [were] as many as the sand which is on the seashore in abundance, eating and drinking and rejoicing!

Deuteronomy 20:6

And who [is] the man that has planted a vineyard and has not enjoyed it? Let him go and let him return to his house, so that he does not die in battle and {another man} enjoys it.

Psalm 127:3-5

Look, children [are] the heritage of Yahweh; the fruit of the womb [is] a reward. Like arrows in [the] hand of a warrior, so [are] the children of [one's] youth. Blessed [is] the man who fills his quiver with them. They shall not be put to shame when they speak with enemies at the gate.

Jonah 4:6

And Yahweh God appointed a plant, and he made it grow up over Jonah to be a shade over his head, to save him from his discomfort. And Jonah {was very glad} about the plant.

Psalm 21:6

For you set [on] him blessings forever. You make him glad with [the] joy [of] your presence.

1 Thessalonians 3:9

For what thanks can we repay to God concerning you, because of all the joy [with] which we rejoice because of you before our God,

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, and your words became to me as jubilation, even as the joy of my heart, for your name is called on me, Yahweh God of hosts.

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

Acts 11:23

who, [when he] arrived and saw the grace of God, rejoiced and encouraged [them] all to remain true to the Lord with {devoted hearts},

1 Kings 8:66

On the eighth day, he sent the people away, and they blessed the king, and they went to their tents rejoicing and {in good spirits} because of all the goodness that Yahweh had shown to David his servant and to Israel his people.

Psalm 16:6

[The] measuring lines have fallen for me in pleasant places. Yes, [my] inheritance is delightful for me.

Psalm 92:4

For you, O Yahweh, have made me glad by your work; by the deeds of your hands I sing for joy.

Acts 13:48

And [when] the Gentiles heard [this], they began to rejoice and to glorify the word of the Lord. And all those who were designated for eternal life believed.

Deuteronomy 30:9-10

And Yahweh your God will make you prosperous {in all your undertakings}, and in the fruit of your livestock and in the fruit of your ground {abundantly}, for Yahweh {will again rejoice} over you, [just] as he rejoiced over your ancestors. [He will do this] if you listen to the voice of Yahweh your God by keeping his commandment and his statutes written in the scroll of this law [and] if you return to Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your inner self.

Jeremiah 9:24

{But only} in this must the one who boasts boast, [that] he has insight, and [that] he knows me, that I [am] Yahweh, showing loyal love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for in these [things] I delight," {declares} Yahweh.

Matthew 5:3-10

"Blessed [are] the poor in spirit, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed [are] the ones who mourn, because they will be comforted. Blessed [are] the meek, because they will inherit the earth.read more.
Blessed [are] the ones who hunger and thirst [for] righteousness, because they will be satisfied. Blessed [are] the merciful, because they will be shown mercy. Blessed [are] the pure in heart, because they will see God. Blessed [are] the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God. Blessed [are] those who are persecuted because of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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Happiness » General references to

Psalm 144:15

Blessed [are] the people who have [it] thus. Blessed [are] the people whose God [is] Yahweh.

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor is a sinner, but he who has mercy on the poor blesses him.

Proverbs 16:20

He who is attentive to a matter will find goodness, and he who trusts in Yahweh, his own happiness.

Happiness » Affliction of the righteous leads to

Happiness » Of the wicked » Often interrupted by judgments

Job 15:21

Sounds of terror [are] in his ears; in prosperity [the] destroyer will come [against] him.

Numbers 11:33

While the meat [was] still between their teeth, before it was consumed, Yahweh was angry with the people, and Yahweh struck a very great plague among the people.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin. How they become a desolation in a moment! They come to a complete end by terrors. Like a dream upon awakening, when [you] wake up, O Lord, you will despise their fleeting form.

Jeremiah 25:10-11

And I will exterminate from them the sound of jubilation, and the sound 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 all this land will become a site of ruins, a desolation, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Illustrated

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that you received your good [things] during your life, and Lazarus likewise bad [things]. But now he is comforted here, but you are suffering pain.

Luke 12:16-20

And he told a parable to them, saying, "The land of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. And he reasoned to himself, saying, 'What should I do? For I do not have anywhere I can gather in my crops.' And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and I will gather in there all my grain and possessions. read more.
And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many possessions stored up for many years. Relax, eat, drink, celebrate!" ' But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?'

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree. Then he passed on and behold, he was not. And 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 about [how] to understand this, it [was] troubling in my eyes

Jeremiah 12:1

You [will be] in the right, Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak [my] claims with you. Why does [the] way of [the] wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

But look! Joy and gladness, the killing of oxen and the slaughtering of sheep, the eating of meat and the drinking of wine! "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!"

Habakkuk 1:16

Therefore he sacrifices to his fishnet and makes offerings to his dragnet, for by them {he makes a good living} and his food [is] rich.

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

Isaiah 5:12

And [there] will be lyre and harp, tambourine and flute, and wine [at] their feasts, but they do not look at the deeds of Yahweh, and they do not see the work of his hands.

Job 21:12

They {sing} to [the] tambourine and lyre, and they rejoice to [the] sound of [the] long flute.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is limited to this life

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that you received your good [things] during your life, and Lazarus likewise bad [things]. But now he is comforted here, but you are suffering pain.

Psalm 17:14

from men by your hand, O Yahweh, from men of [this] world. Their share [is] in {this life}, and you fill their stomach [with] your treasure. They are satisfied [with] children. They bequeath their excess to their children.

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

Job 21:13

They spend their days in prosperity, and in peace they go down to Sheol.

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

Psalm 37:35

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree.

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

Psalm 17:14

from men by your hand, O Yahweh, from men of [this] world. Their share [is] in {this life}, and you fill their stomach [with] your treasure. They are satisfied [with] children. They bequeath their excess to their children.

Psalm 37:3-4

Trust Yahweh and do good. Abide [in the] land and feed on faithfulness. Take pleasure in Yahweh as well, and he will give to you the requests of your heart.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Drunkenness

Isaiah 56:12

"Come, let me take wine, and let us carouse [with] intoxicating drink, and tomorrow will be like today, {very great indeed}."

Happiness » Of the wicked » Woe against

Amos 6:1

Alas [for] those being at ease in Zion, and those who feel secure on Mount Samaria, the notables of the best of the nations! The house of Israel resorts to them.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who are satisfied now, because you will be hungry. Woe, you who laugh now, because you will 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] I understood their fate. Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin. How they become a desolation in a moment! They come to a complete end by terrors. read more.
Like a dream upon awakening, when [you] wake up, O Lord, you will despise their fleeting form.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is vain

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 7:6

Like the sound of thorns under a pot, so also the laughter of fools. This also [is] vanity!

Happiness » Of the wicked » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

So on an appointed day Herod, [after] putting on royal clothing and sitting down on the judgment seat, began to deliver a public address to them. But the people began to call out loudly, "The voice of a god and not of a man!" And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down {because} he did not give the glory to God. And he was eaten by worms [and] died.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to recklessness

Isaiah 22:12

And the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, called on that day for weeping and mourning, and for baldness and girding {with} sackcloth.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

And Haman went out on that day rejoicing and {feeling good}. But when Haman saw Mordecai at the gate of the king, and he did not rise or tremble before him, Haman was filled {with rage toward} Mordecai. But Haman controlled himself and went to his house, and he sent [for] and brought his friends and Zeresh his wife. And Haman recounted to them the splendor of his wealth and the number of his sons and all [the ways] that the king had honored him and promoted him above the officials and king's servants.

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

Habakkuk 1:15

He brings up all of them with a fishhook; he drags them up with a fishnet; he gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore, he rejoices and exults.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to sorrow

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is uncertain

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

While the meat [was] still between their teeth, before it was consumed, Yahweh was angry with the people, and Yahweh struck a very great plague among the people.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is short

Job 20:5

that [the] rejoicing of [the] wicked [is] {short}, and the joy of [the] godless {lasts only a moment}?

Happiness » Of the wicked » Marred by jealousy

Esther 5:13

But all this {fails to satisfy me} {when} I see Mordecai the Jew setting at the gate of the king."

Happiness » Of the wicked » Envy not

Happiness » Of the wicked » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made a great festival for thousand [of] his lords, and {in the presence of} the thousand [lords] he was drinking wine.

Reproof » Leads to » Happiness

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Joy And Happiness

42;1;14

And {you will experience joy and exultation}, and many will rejoice at his birth.