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62 Bible Verses about Rejoicing

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Deuteronomy 12:7

And there you shall eat before the Lord your God, and you shall rejoice in all to which you put your hand, you and your households, in which the Lord your God has blessed you.

Deuteronomy 16:11

And you shall rejoice before the Lord your God, you and your son and daughter, your manservant and maidservant, and the Levite who is within your towns, the stranger or temporary resident, the fatherless, and the widow who are among you, at the place in which the Lord your God chooses to make His Name [and His Presence] dwell.

Psalm 5:11

But let all those who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice; let them ever sing and shout for joy, because You make a covering over them and defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits.

Psalm 32:11

Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you [uncompromisingly] righteous [you who are upright and in right standing with Him]; shout for joy, all you upright in heart!

Zephaniah 3:14

Sing, O Daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice, be in high spirits and glory with all your heart, O Daughter of Jerusalem [in that day].

1 Samuel 2:1

Hannah prayed, and said, My heart exults and triumphs in the Lord; my horn (my strength) is lifted up in the Lord. My mouth is no longer silent, for it is opened wide over my enemies, because I rejoice in Your salvation.

1 Samuel 11:15

All the people went to Gilgal and there they made Saul king before the Lord. And there they sacrificed peace offerings before the Lord, and there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.

Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they were thrilled with ecstatic joy.

Acts 8:39

And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord [ suddenly] caught away Philip; and the eunuch saw him no more, and he went on his way rejoicing.

Acts 16:34

Then he took them up into his house and set food before them; and he leaped much for joy and exulted with all his family that he believed in God [accepting and joyously welcoming what He had made known through Christ].

Philippians 3:1

For the rest, my brethren, delight yourselves in the Lord and continue to rejoice that you are in Him. To keep writing to you [over and over] of the same things is not irksome to me, and it is [a precaution] for your safety.

Psalm 66:1

Make a joyful noise unto God, all the earth;

Psalm 67:4

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for You will judge the peoples fairly and guide, lead, or drive the nations upon earth. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Isaiah 29:19

The meek also shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice and exult in the Holy One of Israel.

Job 8:20-21

Behold, as surely as God will never uphold wrongdoers, He will never cast away a blameless man. He will yet fill your mouth with laughter [Job] and your lips with joyful shouting.

Job 33:26

He prays to God, and He is favorable to him, so that he sees His face with joy; for [God] restores to him his righteousness (his uprightness and right standing with God -- "with its joys).

Psalm 33:1

Rejoice in the Lord, O you [uncompromisingly] righteous [you upright in right standing with God]; for praise is becoming and appropriate for those who are upright [in heart].

Psalm 64:10

The [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be glad in the Lord and shall trust and take refuge in Him; and all the upright in heart shall glory and offer praise.

Psalm 68:3

But let the [uncompromisingly] righteous be glad; let them be in high spirits and glory before God, yes, let them [jubilantly] rejoice!

Psalm 97:11-12

Light is sown for the [uncompromisingly] righteous and strewn along their pathway, and joy for the upright in heart [the irrepressible joy which comes from consciousness of His favor and protection]. Rejoice in the Lord, you [consistently] righteous (upright and in right standing with God), and give thanks at the remembrance of His holiness.

Psalm 107:42

The upright shall see it and be glad, but all iniquity shall shut its mouth.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) is gladness, but the expectation of the wicked (those who are out of harmony with God) comes to nothing.

Matthew 25:21

His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys.

Psalm 33:21

For in Him does our heart rejoice, because we have trusted (relied on and been confident) in His holy name.

Philippians 1:25

Since I am convinced of this, I know that I shall remain and stay by you all, to promote your progress and joy in believing,

1 Peter 1:8

Without having seen Him, you love Him; though you do not [even] now see Him, you believe in Him and exult and thrill with inexpressible and glorious (triumphant, heavenly) joy.

Romans 5:1-2

Therefore, since we are justified ( acquitted, declared righteous, and given a right standing with God) through faith, let us [grasp the fact that we] have [the peace of reconciliation to hold and to enjoy] peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One). Through Him also we have [our] access (entrance, introduction) by faith into this grace (state of God's favor) in which we [firmly and safely] stand. And let us rejoice and exult in our hope of experiencing and enjoying the glory of God.

1 Chronicles 16:10

Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord!

Psalm 40:16

Let all those that seek and require You rejoice and be glad in You; let such as love Your salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified!

Psalm 70:4

May all those who seek, inquire of and for You, and require You [as their vital need] rejoice and be glad in You; and may those who love Your salvation say continually, Let God be magnified!

Psalm 105:3

Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those rejoice who seek and require the Lord [as their indispensable necessity].

Zechariah 10:7

Then Ephraim [the ten tribes] shall become like a mighty warrior, and their hearts shall rejoice as through wine; yes, their children shall see it and rejoice; their hearts shall feel great delight and glory triumphantly in the Lord!

From Thematic Bible


Rejoicing » Instances of

Acts 16:34

Then he took them up into his house and set food before them; and he leaped much for joy and exulted with all his family that he believed in God [accepting and joyously welcoming what He had made known through Christ].

1 Samuel 11:15

All the people went to Gilgal and there they made Saul king before the Lord. And there they sacrificed peace offerings before the Lord, and there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.

Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they were thrilled with ecstatic joy.

1 Samuel 2:1

Hannah prayed, and said, My heart exults and triumphs in the Lord; my horn (my strength) is lifted up in the Lord. My mouth is no longer silent, for it is opened wide over my enemies, because I rejoice in Your salvation.

More verses: Acts 8:39 Luke 1:47

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » In evil forbidden

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me or lifted myself up [in malicious triumph] when evil overtook him -- "

Psalm 35:19

Let not those who are wrongfully my foes rejoice over me; neither let them wink with the eye who hate me without cause.

1 Corinthians 13:6

It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness, but rejoices when right and truth prevail.

More verses: Obadiah 1:12

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » Famine

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Though the fig tree does not blossom and there is no fruit on the vines, [though] the product of the olive fails and the fields yield no food, though the flock is cut off from the fold and there are no cattle in the stalls, Yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will exult in the [victorious] God of my salvation!

Luke 6:23

Rejoice and be glad at such a time and exult and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is rich and great and strong and intense and abundant in heaven; for even so their forefathers treated the prophets.

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » Poverty

2 Corinthians 6:10

As grieved and mourning, yet [we are] always rejoicing; as poor [ourselves, yet] bestowing riches on many; as having nothing, and [yet in reality] possessing all things.

Colossians 1:24

[Even] now I rejoice in the midst of my sufferings on your behalf. And in my own person I am making up whatever is still lacking and remains to be completed [ on our part] of Christ's afflictions, for the sake of His body, which is the church.

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » Imprisonment

Acts 16:23

And when they had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely.

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » Fiery trials

1 Peter 4:12-13

Beloved, do not be amazed and bewildered at the fiery ordeal which is taking place to test your quality, as though something strange (unusual and alien to you and your position) were befalling you. But insofar as you are sharing Christ's sufferings, rejoice, so that when His glory [full of radiance and splendor] is revealed, you may also rejoice with triumph [exultantly].

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » Loss of property

Hebrews 10:34

For you did sympathize and suffer along with those who were imprisoned, and you bore cheerfully the plundering of your belongings and the confiscation of your property, in the knowledge and consciousness that you yourselves had a better and lasting possession.

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » Persecution

Acts 5:41

So they went out from the presence of the council (Sanhedrin), rejoicing that they were being counted worthy [dignified by the indignity] to suffer shame and be exposed to disgrace for [the sake of] His name.

Topics on Rejoicing

Always Rejoicing

52;5;16

Be happy [in your faith] and rejoice and be glad-hearted continually (always);

Angels Rejoicing

42;15;10

Even so, I tell you, there is joy among and in the presence of the angels of God over one [ especially] wicked person who repents ( changes his mind for the better, heartily amending his ways, with abhorrence of his past sins).

Eating Drinking And Rejoicing

5;12;7

And there you shall eat before the Lord your God, and you shall rejoice in all to which you put your hand, you and your households, in which the Lord your God has blessed you.

Future Rejoicing In God

19;86;4

Make me, Your servant, to rejoice, O Lord, for to You do I lift myself up.

Lack Of Rejoicing

46;13;6

It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness, but rejoices when right and truth prevail.

Rejoicing In Christ

50;4;4

Rejoice in the Lord always [delight, gladden yourselves in Him]; again I say, Rejoice!

Rejoicing In Evil

19;25;2

O my God, I trust, lean on, rely on, and am confident in You. Let me not be put to shame or [my hope in You] be disappointed; let not my enemies triumph over me.

Rejoicing In God's Word

19;119;162

I rejoice at Your word as one who finds great spoil.

Rejoicing In God's Works

19;92;4

For You, O Lord, have made me glad by Your works; at the deeds of Your hands I joyfully sing.

Rejoicing In Prosperity

19;127;5

Happy, blessed, and fortunate is the man whose quiver is filled with them! They will not be put to shame when they speak with their adversaries [in gatherings] at the [city's] gate.

Rejoicing In Relief

19;105;38

Egypt was glad when they departed, for the fear of them had fallen upon the people.

Rejoicing In Success

17;8;15

And Mordecai went forth from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, with a great crown of gold and with a robe of fine linen and purple; and the city of Shushan shouted and rejoiced.

Rejoicing In Trial

40;5;12

Be glad and supremely joyful, for your reward in heaven is great (strong and intense), for in this same way people persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Rejoicing In Tribulation

45;5;3

Moreover [let us also be full of joy now!] let us exult and triumph in our troubles and rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that pressure and affliction and hardship produce patient and unswerving endurance.

Rejoicing In Wisdom

20;8;32

Now therefore listen to me, O you sons; for blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those who keep my ways.

Rejoicing Over Justice

19;106;3

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those who observe justice [treating others fairly] and who do right and are in right standing with God at all times.

Rejoicing When Someone Is Saved

42;15;10

Even so, I tell you, there is joy among and in the presence of the angels of God over one [ especially] wicked person who repents ( changes his mind for the better, heartily amending his ways, with abhorrence of his past sins).

Stopping Rejoicing

24;7;34

Then will I cause to cease from the cities of Judah and from the streets of Jerusalem the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride; for the land will become a waste.