16 Bible Verses about Rejoicing Over Justice
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How blessed are those who keep justice,
Who practice righteousness at all times!
The exercise of justice is joy for the righteous,
But is terror to the workers of iniquity.
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice,
But when a wicked man rules, people groan.
“The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me,
And I made the widow’s heart sing for joy.
How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the path of sinners,
Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!
When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices,
And when the wicked perish, there is joyful shouting.
Let them shout for joy and rejoice, who favor my vindication;
And let them say continually, “The Lord be magnified,
Who delights in the prosperity of His servant.”
May those who fear You see me and be glad,
Because I wait for Your word.
The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance;
He will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one,
How blessed will be the one who repays you
With the recompense with which you have repaid us.
How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones
Against the rock.
Let them curse, but You bless;
When they arise, they shall be ashamed,
But Your servant shall be glad.
“Then heaven and earth and all that is in them
Will shout for joy over Babylon,
For the destroyers will come to her from the north,”
Declares the Lord.
Thus says the Lord God, “As all the earth rejoices, I will make you a desolation.
Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her.”
Do not rejoice when your enemy falls,
And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles;
Or the Lord will see it and be displeased,
And turn His anger away from him.