A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favor is as a cloud of the latter rain.
Strength and honor are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.
The light of the eyes rejoices the heart: and a good report makes the bones healthy.
If I mocked them, they believed it not; and the light of my countenance they cast not down.
They looked unto him, and were radiant: and their faces were not ashamed.
The LORD make his face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you:
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is grief.
He shuts his eyes to devise perverse things: moving his lips he brings evil to pass.
A merry heart does good like a medicine: but a broken spirit dries the bones.
O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go away, and be no more.
If you do well, shall you not be accepted? and if you do not well, sin lies at the door. And you shall be its desire, and you must rule over it.
Is it good unto you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile upon the counsel of the wicked?
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
[To the Chief Musician on neginoth. A Song or Psalm.] God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
Restore us, O God, and cause your face to shine; and we shall be saved.
The LORD lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.
Then you shall see, and flow together, and your heart shall fear, and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto you, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto you.
Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
Restore us, O LORD God of hosts, cause your face to shine; and we shall be saved.
Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.
He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.
They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
The Lord shall laugh at him: for he sees that his day is coming.
Woe unto you that are full! for you shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for you shall mourn and weep.
And Jacob said, Nay, I pray you, if now I have found grace in your sight, then receive my present at my hand: for therefore I have seen your face, as though I had seen the face of God, and you were pleased with me.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also has set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing that will come after him.
Return, we beseech you, O God of hosts: look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine;
Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.
When he speaks graciously, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.
Take you heed everyone of his neighbor, and trust you not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbor will walk with slanders.
2 Peter 1:20
Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation.
Moreover when you fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.
Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is a hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favor is as dew upon the grass.
Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.
And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That you who have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit on the throne of his glory, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Of sin, because they believe not on me;
God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs unto God.
And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.