73 occurrences

'Delight' in the Bible

And the youth did not delay to do this, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was honourable above all in the house of his father.

If Jehovah delight in us, he will bring us into this land, and give it us, a land that flows with milk and honey;

And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go according to her desire; but thou shalt in no wise sell her for money; thou shalt not treat her as a slave, because thou hast humbled her.

And Saul commanded his servants, Speak with David secretly, saying, Behold, the king has delight in thee, and all his servants love thee: now therefore be the king's son-in-law.

But if he thus say, I have no delight in thee; behold, here am I, let him do to me as seemeth good to him.

And Joab said to the king, May Jehovah thy God even add to the people, how many soever they be, a hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it; but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?

O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants who delight to fear thy name; and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. Now I was the king's cupbearer.

So Haman came in. And the king said to him, What is to be done with the man whom the king delights to honour? Now Haman thought in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honour more than to me?

Yea, then shalt thou delight thyself in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto +God:

Doth he delight himself in the Almighty? will he at all times call upon +God?

For he hath said, It profiteth not a man if he delight himself in God.

Let them exult and rejoice that delight in my righteousness; and let them say continually, Jehovah be magnified, who delighteth in the prosperity of his servant.

For not by their own sword did they take possession of the land, neither did their own arm save them; but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst delight in them.

This their way is their folly, yet they that come after them delight in their sayings. Selah.

Rebuke the beast of the reeds, the assembly of the strong, with the calves of the peoples: every one submitteth himself with pieces of silver. Scatter the peoples that delight in war.

Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

Make me to walk in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved;

Their heart is as fat as grease: as for me, I delight in thy law.

Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight.

Unless thy law had been my delight, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

I have longed for thy salvation, O Jehovah, and thy law is my delight.

Come, let us revel in love until the morning, let us delight ourselves with loves.

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaketh aright.

but to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing cometh upon them.

For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his delight: and he looked for justice, and behold, blood-shedding; for righteousness, and behold, a cry.

And his delight will be in the fear of Jehovah; and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears;

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who do not regard silver, and as for gold, they have no delight in it.

Jehovah had delight in him for his righteousness' sake: he hath magnified the law, and made it honourable.

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that doeth righteousness, and hath not forsaken the ordinance of their God; they ask of me the ordinances of righteousness, they take delight in approaching to God:

If thou turn back thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day, and call the sabbath a delight, the holy day of Jehovah, honourable; and thou honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking idle words;

then shalt thou delight thyself in Jehovah, and I will cause thee to ride on the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.

Thou shalt no more be termed, Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed, Desolate: but thou shalt be called, My delight is in her, and thy land, Married; for Jehovah delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.

I will even assign you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down in the slaughter; because I called, and ye did not answer, I spoke, and ye did not hear; but ye did what was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not.

I also will choose their calamities, and will bring their fears upon them; because I called, and none answered, I spoke, and they did not hear, but did that which was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not.

To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of Jehovah is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Thus saith Jehovah to this people: Even so have they loved to wander, they have not refrained their feet; and Jehovah hath no delight in them: now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.

Is this man Coniah a despised broken vase? a vessel wherein is no delight? Wherefore are they thrown out, he and his seed, and are cast into a land which they know not?

They sacrifice flesh for the sacrifices of mine offerings, and eat it; Jehovah hath no delight in them. Now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.

Who is there among you that would even shut the doors? and ye would not kindle fire on mine altar for nothing. I have no delight in you, saith Jehovah of hosts, neither will I accept an oblation at your hand.

Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord whom ye seek will suddenly come to his temple, and the Angel of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts.

And they that dwell upon the earth rejoice over them, and are full of delight, and shall send gifts one to another, because these, the two prophets, tormented them that dwell upon the earth.

Therefore be full of delight, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great rage, knowing he has a short time.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּוּל גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 45

חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

חפץ 
Chaphets 
delight , please , desire , will , pleasure , favour , like , moveth , would , at all
Usage: 76

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 10

חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

מעדנּה מעדן 
Ma`adan 
Usage: 4

נעם 
Na`em 
Usage: 8

עדן 
`adan 
Usage: 1

עדנה עדן 
`eden 
Usage: 4

ענג 
`anag 
Usage: 10

ענג 
`oneg 
Usage: 2

רצה 
Ratsah 
Usage: 56

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

שׁעע 
Sha`a` 
Usage: 9

שׁעשׁע 
Sha`shua` 
Usage: 9

תּענגה תּענג תּענוּג 
Ta`anuwg 
Usage: 5

συνήδομαι 
sunedomai 
Usage: 1