'Countenance' in the Bible
The Lord lift up His [approving] countenance upon you and give you peace (tranquility of heart and life continually).
A nation of unyielding countenance who will not regard the person of the old or show favor to the young,
Hannah said, Let your handmaid find grace in your sight. So [she] went her way and ate, her countenance no longer sad.
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will put off my sad countenance, and be of good cheer and brighten up,
I smiled on them when they had no confidence, and their depression did not cast down the light of my countenance.
Many say, Oh, that we might see some good! Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O Lord.
The wicked one in the pride of his countenance will not seek, inquire for, and yearn for God; all his thoughts are that there is no God [so He never punishes].
Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God.
Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my [sad] countenance, and my God.
For they got not the land [of Canaan] in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them; but Your right hand and Your arm and the light of Your countenance [did it], because You were favorable toward and did delight in them.
They have burned it with fire, it is cut down; may they perish at the rebuke of Your countenance.
Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are the people who know the joyful sound [who understand and appreciate the spiritual blessings symbolized by the feasts]; they walk, O Lord, in the light and favor of Your countenance!
Our iniquities, our secret heart and its sins [which we would so like to conceal even from ourselves], You have set in the [revealing] light of Your countenance.
A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.
In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain.
The north wind brings forth rain; so does a backbiting tongue bring forth an angry countenance.
Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend [to show rage or worthy purpose].
Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better and gains gladness.
Who is like the wise man? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man's wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his countenance is changed.
Go and proclaim these words toward the north [where the ten tribes have been taken as captives] and say, Return, faithless Israel, says the Lord, and I will not cause My countenance to fall and look in anger upon you, for I am merciful, says the Lord; I will not keep My anger forever.
Here is the end of the matter. As for me, Daniel, my [waking] thoughts troubled and alarmed me much and my cheerfulness of countenance was changed in me; but I kept the matter [of the interpreting angel's information] in my heart and mind.
And at the latter end of their kingdom, when the transgressors [the apostate Jews] have reached the fullness [of their wickedness, taxing the limits of God's mercy], a king of fierce countenance and understanding dark trickery and craftiness shall stand up.
And whenever you are fasting, do not look gloomy and sour and dreary like the hypocrites, for they put on a dismal countenance, that their fasting may be apparent to and seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full already.
At that saying the man's countenance fell and was gloomy, and he went away grieved and sorrowing, for he was holding great possessions.
And as He was praying, the appearance of His countenance became altered (different), and His raiment became dazzling white [ flashing with the brilliance of lightning].