'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 Samuel said, Has Jehovah delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices, As in hearkening to the voice of Jehovah? Behold, obedience is better than sacrifice, Attention than the fat of rams.
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.
But his delight is in Jehovah's law, and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent thou hast said, In them is all my delight.
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.
and delight thyself in Jehovah, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.
But the meek shall possess the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of prosperity.
To do thy good pleasure, my God, is my delight, and thy law is within my heart.
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.
They only consult to thrust him down from his excellency; they delight in lies; they bless with their mouth, but in their inward part they curse. 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.
Great are the works of Jehovah; sought out of all that delight in them.
I delight myself in thy statutes; I will not forget thy word.
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.
who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of evil;
Come, let us revel in love until the morning, let us delight ourselves with loves.
then I was by him his nursling, and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;
A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah; but a just weight is his delight.
The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight.
Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.
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.
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself.
but to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing cometh upon them.
Chasten thy son, and he shall give thee rest, and shall give delight unto thy soul.
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?
For I delight in loving-kindness, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.
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 behold, a voice out of the heavens saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight.
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen, my beloved, in whom my soul has found its delight. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall shew forth judgment to the nations.
While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and lo, a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight: hear him.
And there came a voice out of the heavens: Thou art my beloved Son, in thee I have found my delight.
and the Holy Spirit descended in a bodily form as a dove upon him; and a voice came out of heaven, Thou art my beloved Son, in thee I have found my delight.
who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only practise them, but have fellow delight in those who do them.
For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man:
Brethren, the delight of my own heart and my supplication which I address to God for them is for salvation.
Thus, yearning over you, we had found our delight in having imparted to you not only the glad tidings of God, but our own lives also, because ye had become beloved of us.
For he received from God the Father honour and glory, such a voice being uttered to him by the excellent glory: This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight;
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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