For You have made me rejoice, Lord,
by what You have done;
I will shout for joy
because of the works of Your hands.
Leah said, “I am happy that the women call me happy,” so she named him Asher.
1 Kings 8:66
On the fifteenth day he sent the people away. So they blessed the king and went home to their tents rejoicing and with joyful hearts for all the goodness that the Lord had done for His servant David and for His people Israel.
The upright see it and rejoice,
and all injustice shuts its mouth.
But many of the older priests, Levites, and family leaders, who had seen the first temple, wept loudly when they saw the foundation of this house, but many others shouted joyfully.
On that day they offered great sacrifices and rejoiced because God had given them great joy. The women and children also celebrated, and Jerusalem’s rejoicing was heard far away.
They observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days with joy, because the Lord had made them joyful, having changed the Assyrian king’s attitude toward them, so that he supported them in the work on the house of the God of Israel.
Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the Lord his God,
1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.
When He had said these things, all His adversaries were humiliated, but the whole crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things He was doing.
and that, by God’s will, I may come to you with joy and be refreshed together with you.
Jethro rejoiced over all the good things the Lord had done for Israel when He rescued them from the power of the Egyptians.
Sing for joy, Daughter Zion;
shout loudly, Israel!
Be glad and rejoice with all your heart,
Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!
Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem!
Look, your King is coming to you;
He is righteous and victorious,
humble and riding on a donkey,
on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Then the Lord’s anger burned against Moses, and He said, “Isn’t Aaron the Levite your brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, he is on his way now to meet you. He will rejoice when he sees you.
1 Kings 1:40
All the people followed him, playing flutes and rejoicing with such a great joy that the earth split open from the sound.
2 Kings 11:14
As she looked, there was the king standing by the pillar according to the custom. The commanders and the trumpeters were by the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets. Athaliah tore her clothes and screamed “Treason! Treason!”
2 Kings 11:20
All the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet, for they had put Athaliah to death by the sword in the king’s palace.
1 Kings 10:8
How happy are your men. How happy are these servants of yours, who always stand in your presence hearing your wisdom.
and the Jews celebrated with gladness, joy, and honor.
In every province and every city, wherever the king’s command and his law reached, joy and rejoicing took place among the Jews. There was a celebration and a holiday. And many of the ethnic groups of the land professed themselves to be Jews because fear of the Jews had overcome them.
because during those days the Jews got rid of their enemies. That was the month when their sorrow was turned into rejoicing and their mourning into a holiday. They were to be days of feasting, rejoicing, and of sending gifts to one another and the poor.
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, the king finds joy in Your strength.
How greatly he rejoices in Your victory!
Then her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her His great mercy, and they rejoiced with her.
So he quickly came down and welcomed Him joyfully.
But while they still were amazed and unbelieving because of their joy, He asked them, “Do you have anything here to eat?”
He who has the bride is the groom. But the groom’s friend, who stands by and listens for him, rejoices greatly at the groom’s voice. So this joy of mine is complete.
You have heard Me tell you, ‘I am going away and I am coming to you.’ If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.
Every day they devoted themselves to meeting together in the temple complex, and broke bread from house to house. They ate their food with a joyful and humble attitude,
When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged all of them to remain true to the Lord with a firm resolve of the heart,