A joyful heart makes a face cheerful,
but a sad heart produces a broken spirit.
When a king’s face lights up, there is life;
his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.
Strength and honor are her clothing,
and she can laugh at the time to come.
Bright eyes cheer the heart;
good news strengthens the bones.
If I smiled at them, they couldn’t believe it;
they were thrilled at the light of my countenance.
Those who look to Him are radiant with joy;
their faces will never be ashamed.
may Yahweh make His face shine on you
and be gracious to you;
Even in laughter a heart may be sad,
and joy may end in grief.
A joyful heart is good medicine,
but a broken spirit dries up the bones.
Turn Your angry gaze from me
so that I may be cheered up
before I die and am gone.”
If you do what is right, won’t you be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.”
a time to weep and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn and a time to dance;
For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.May God be gracious to us and bless us;
look on us with favorSelah
Then you will see and be radiant,
and your heart will tremble and rejoice,
because the riches of the sea will become yours
and the wealth of the nations will come to you.
Grief is better than laughter,
for when a face is sad, a heart may be glad.
Restore us, Yahweh, the God of Hosts;
look on us with favor, and we will be saved.
The One enthroned in heaven laughs;
the Lord ridicules them.
They only plan to bring him down
from his high position.
They take pleasure in lying;
they bless with their mouths,
but they curse inwardly.Selah
The Lord laughs at him
because He sees that his day is coming.
But Jacob said, “No, please! If I have found favor with you, take this gift from my hand. For indeed, I have seen your face, and it is like seeing God’s face, since you have accepted me.
Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.
“Whenever you fast, don’t be sad-faced like the hypocrites. For they make their faces unattractiveso their fasting is obvious to people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward!
Those who sow in tears
will reap with shouts of joy.
You who are now hungry are blessed,
because you will be filled.
You who now weep are blessed,
because you will laugh.
Abraham fell facedown. Then he laughed and said to himself, “Can a child be born to a hundred-year-old man? Can Sarah, a ninety-year-old woman, give birth?”
A king’s rage is like the roaring of a lion,
but his favor is like dew on the grass.
Truth will spring up from the earth,
and righteousness will look down from heaven.
Trust in Him at all times, you people;
pour out your hearts before Him.
God is our refuge.Selah
Jesus said to them, “I assure you: In the Messianic Age,when the Son of Man sits on His glorious throne, you who have followed Me will also sit on 12 thrones, judging the 12 tribes of Israel.
God has spoken once;
I have heard this twice:
strength belongs to God,
But many who are first will be last, and the last first.