50 occurrences

'Delight' in the Bible

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.

If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.

Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.

And Saul commanded his servants, saying, Commune with David secretly, and say, Behold, the king hath 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 unto him.

And Joab said unto the king, Now the LORD thy God add unto the people, how many soever they be, an hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

So Haman came in. And the king said unto him, What shall be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour? Now Haman thought in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honour more than to myself?

For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God.

Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?

For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.

Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellers.

Make me to go 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; but I delight in thy law.

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

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

Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.

Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.

To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he goats.

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, which shall not regard silver; and as for gold, they shall not delight in it.

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 did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.

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

Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

To whom shall I speak, and give warning, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of the LORD 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 the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

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

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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