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37 Bible Verses about Happiness

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Genesis 30:13

and Leah saith, 'Because of my happiness, for daughters have pronounced me happy;' and she calleth his name Asher.

Genesis 34:19

and the young man delayed not to do the thing, for he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he is honourable above all the house of his father.

1 Kings 10:8

O the happiness of thy men, O the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, who are hearing thy wisdom!

2 Corinthians 7:13

because of this we have been comforted in your comfort, and more abundantly the more did we rejoice in the joy of Titus, that his spirit hath been refreshed from you all;

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel are many, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude, eating and drinking and rejoicing.

Deuteronomy 20:6

And who is the man that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not made it common? -- let him go and turn back to his house, lest he die in battle, and another man make it common.

Psalm 127:3-5

Lo, an inheritance of Jehovah are sons, A reward is the fruit of the womb. As arrows in the hand of a mighty one, So are the sons of the young men. O the happiness of the man Who hath filled his quiver with them, They are not ashamed, For they speak with enemies in the gate!

Jonah 4:6

And Jehovah God appointeth a gourd, and causeth it to come up over Jonah, to be a shade over his head, to give deliverance to him from his affliction, and Jonah rejoiceth because of the gourd with great joy.

Psalm 21:6

For Thou makest him blessings for ever, Thou dost cause him to rejoice with joy, By Thy countenance.

1 Thessalonians 3:9

for what thanks are we able to recompense to God for you, for all the joy with which we do joy because of you in the presence of our God?

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words have been found, and I eat them, And Thy word is to me for a joy, And for the rejoicing of my heart, For Thy name is called on me, O Jehovah, God of Hosts.

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

Acts 11:23

who, having come, and having seen the grace of God, was glad, and was exhorting all with purpose of heart to cleave to the Lord,

1 Kings 8:66

On the eighth day he hath sent the people away, and they bless the king, and go to their tents, rejoicing and glad of heart for all the good that Jehovah hath done to David His servant, and to Israel His people.

Psalm 16:6

Lines have fallen to me in pleasant places, Yea, a beauteous inheritance is for me.

Psalm 92:4

For Thou hast caused me to rejoice, O Jehovah, in Thy work, Concerning the works of Thy hands I sing.

Acts 13:48

And the nations hearing were glad, and were glorifying the word of the Lord, and did believe -- as many as were appointed to life age-during;

Deuteronomy 30:9-10

and Jehovah thy God hath made thee abundant 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 turneth back to rejoice over thee for good, as He rejoiced over thy fathers, for thou dost hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, to keep His commands, and His statutes, which are written in the book of this law, for thou turnest back unto Jehovah thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul.

Jeremiah 9:24

But -- in this let the boaster boast himself, In understanding and knowing Me, For I am Jehovah, doing kindness, Judgment, and righteousness, in the earth, For in these I have delighted, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Matthew 5:3-10

Happy the poor in spirit -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens. Happy the mourning -- because they shall be comforted. Happy the meek -- because they shall inherit the land.read more.
Happy those hungering and thirsting for righteousness -- because they shall be filled. Happy the kind -- because they shall find kindness. Happy the clean in heart -- because they shall see God. Happy the peacemakers -- because they shall be called Sons of God. Happy those persecuted for righteousness' sake -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.

From Thematic Bible


Happiness » General references to

Psalm 144:15

O the happiness of the people that is thus, O the happiness of the people whose God is Jehovah!

Proverbs 14:21

Whoso is despising his neighbour sinneth, Whoso is favouring the humble, O his happiness.

Proverbs 16:20

The wise in any matter findeth good, And whoso is trusting in Jehovah, O his happiness.

Happiness » Affliction of the righteous leads to

Happiness » Of the wicked » Often interrupted by judgments

Job 15:21

A fearful voice is in his ears, In peace doth a destroyer come to him.

Numbers 11:33

The flesh is yet between their teeth -- it is not yet cut off -- and the anger of Jehovah hath burned among the people, and Jehovah smiteth among the people -- a very great smiting;

Psalm 73:18-20

Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations. How have they become a desolation as in a moment, They have been ended -- consumed from terrors. As a dream from awakening, O Lord, In awaking, their image Thou despisest.

Jeremiah 25:10-11

And I have destroyed from them the voice of rejoicing, and the voice of joy, voice of bridegroom and voice of bride, noise of millstones, and the light of lamps. And all this land hath been for a waste, for an astonishment, and these nations have served the king of Babylon seventy years.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Illustrated

Luke 16:25

And Abraham said, Child, remember that thou did receive -- thou -- thy good things in thy life, and Lazarus in like manner the evil things, and now he is comforted, and thou art distressed;

Luke 12:16-20

And he spake a simile unto them, saying, 'Of a certain rich man the field brought forth well; and he was reasoning within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have not where I shall gather together my fruits? and he said, This I will do, I will take down my storehouses, and greater ones I will build, and I will gather together there all my products and my good things, read more.
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years, be resting, eat, drink, be merry. And God said to him, Unthinking one! this night thy soul they shall require from thee, and what things thou didst prepare -- to whom shall they be?

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant, And he passeth away, and lo, he is not, And I seek him, and he is not found!

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

Psalm 73:16

And I think to know this, Perverseness it is in mine eyes,

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art Thou, O Jehovah, When I plead towards thee, Only, judgments do I speak with Thee, Wherefore did the way of the wicked prosper? At rest have been all treacherous dealers.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

And lo, joy and gladness, slaying of oxen, And slaughtering of sheep, Eating of flesh, and drinking of wine, Eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.

Habakkuk 1:16

Therefore he doth sacrifice to his net, And doth make perfume to his drag, For by them is his portion fertile, and his food fat.

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

Isaiah 5:12

And harp, and psaltery, tabret, and pipe, And wine, have been their banquets, And the work of Jehovah they behold not, Yea, the work of His hands they have not seen.

Job 21:12

They lift themselves up at timbrel and harp, And rejoice at the sound of an organ.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is limited to this life

Luke 16:25

And Abraham said, Child, remember that thou did receive -- thou -- thy good things in thy life, and Lazarus in like manner the evil things, and now he is comforted, and thou art distressed;

Psalm 17:14

From men, Thy hand, O Jehovah, From men of the world, their portion is in life, And with Thy hidden things Thou fillest their belly, They are satisfied with sons; And have left their abundance to their sucklings.

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

Job 21:13

They wear out in good their days, And in a moment to Sheol go down.

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

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,

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

Psalm 17:14

From men, Thy hand, O Jehovah, From men of the world, their portion is in life, And with Thy hidden things Thou fillest their belly, They are satisfied with sons; And have left their abundance to their sucklings.

Psalm 37:3-4

Trust in Jehovah, and do good, Dwell in the land, and enjoy faithfulness, And delight thyself on Jehovah, And He giveth to thee the petitions of thy heart.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Drunkenness

Isaiah 56:12

Come ye, I take wine, And we drink, quaff strong drink, And as this day hath been to-morrow, Great -- exceeding abundant!'

Happiness » Of the wicked » Woe against

Amos 6:1

Woe to those secure in Zion, And those confident in the mount of Samaria, The marked of the chief of the nations, And come to them have the house of Israel.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who have been filled -- because ye shall hunger. 'Woe to you who are laughing now -- because ye shall mourn and weep.

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

Psalm 73:17-20

Till I come in to the sanctuaries of God, I attend to their latter end. Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations. How have they become a desolation as in a moment, They have been ended -- consumed from terrors. read more.
As a dream from awakening, O Lord, In awaking, their image Thou despisest.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is vain

Ecclesiastes 2:1

I said in my heart, 'Pray, come, I try thee with mirth, and look thou on gladness;' and lo, even it is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as the noise of thorns under the pot, So is the laughter of a fool, even this is vanity.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

and on a set day, Herod having arrayed himself in kingly apparel, and having sat down upon the tribunal, was making an oration unto them, and the populace were shouting, 'The voice of a god, and not of a man;' and presently there smote him a messenger of the Lord, because he did not give the glory to God, and having been eaten of worms, he expired.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to recklessness

Isaiah 22:12

And call doth the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, In that day, to weeping and to lamentation, And to baldness and to girding on of sackcloth,

Happiness » Of the wicked » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

And Haman goeth forth on that day rejoicing and glad in heart, and at Haman's seeing Mordecai in the gate of the king, and he hath not risen nor moved for him, then is Haman full of fury against Mordecai. And Haman forceth himself, and cometh in unto his house, and sendeth, and bringeth in his friends, and Zeresh his wife, and Haman recounteth to them the glory of his wealth, and the abundance of his sons, and all that with which the king made him great, and with which he lifted him up above the heads and servants of the king.

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

Habakkuk 1:15

Each of them with a hook he hath brought up, He doth catch it in his net, and gathereth it in his drag, Therefore he doth joy and rejoice.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to sorrow

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is uncertain

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

The flesh is yet between their teeth -- it is not yet cut off -- and the anger of Jehovah hath burned among the people, and Jehovah smiteth among the people -- a very great smiting;

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is short

Job 20:5

That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane for a moment,

Happiness » Of the wicked » Marred by jealousy

Esther 5:13

and all this is not profitable to me, during all the time that I am seeing Mordecai the Jew sitting in the gate of the king.'

Happiness » Of the wicked » Envy not

Psalm 37:1

By David. Do not fret because of evil doers, Be not envious against doers of iniquity,

Happiness » Of the wicked » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king hath made a great feast to a thousand of his great men, and before the thousand he is drinking wine;

Reproof » Leads to » Happiness