'Happy' in the Bible
And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.
As the time approached for Israel to die, he called for his son Joseph and addressed him. "Please," he asked, "if you're happy with me, make a solemn promise that you'll treat me fairly and kindly by not burying me in Egypt.
As for you, it was in your mind to do me evil, but God has given a happy outcome, the salvation of numbers of people, as you see today.
And Moses was happy to go on living with the man; and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.
But if he says to you, I have no desire to go away from you; because you and your family are dear to him and he is happy with you;
"When a man is newly married, he must not be sent out to war or have a related duty placed on him. Let him stay home for one year and be happy with his wife whom he has married.
Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
They responded, "We'll be happy to give them." So they laid out a garment, and each of them contributed a ring from his war booty.
But the grapevine said to them, 'I am not going to stop producing my wine, which makes gods and men so happy, just to sway above the other trees!'
The priest was happy to oblige, so he took the ephod, the household idols, and the carved image and went along with the army.
when her husband got up and went after her, intending to speak lovingly to her in order to win her back. He took with him his young man servant and a pair of donkeys. When she brought him into her father's house to see him, her father was happy to have met him.
Hannah prayed, "My heart rejoices in the Lord; my horn is exalted high because of the Lord. I loudly denounce my enemies, for I am happy that you delivered me.
They said to the messengers who had come, "Here's what you should say to the men of Jabesh Gilead: 'Tomorrow deliverance will come to you when the sun is fully up.'" When the messengers went and told the men of Jabesh Gilead, they were happy.
So all the people went to Gilgal, where they established Saul as king in the Lord's presence. They offered up peace offerings there in the Lord's presence. Saul and all the Israelites were very happy.
When the men arrived after David returned from striking down the Philistine, the women from all the cities of Israel came out singing and dancing to meet King Saul. They were happy as they played their tambourines and three-stringed instruments.
He risked his life when he struck down the Philistine and the Lord gave all Israel a great victory. When you saw it, you were happy. So why would you sin against innocent blood by putting David to death for no reason?"
The people of Judah and Israel were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore; they had plenty to eat and drink and were happy.
When Hiram heard Solomon's message, he was very happy. He said, "The Lord is worthy of praise today because he has given David a wise son to rule over this great nation."
On the fifteenth day after the festival started, he dismissed the people. They asked God to empower the king and then went to their homes, happy and content because of all the good the Lord had done for his servant David and his people Israel.
Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities that Solomon had given him, but he wasn't happy with them,
Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and that hear thy wisdom.
Then his wife Jezebel said to him, “Now, exercise your royal power over Israel. Get up, eat some food, and be happy. For I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.”
His servants approached and said to him, "O master, if the prophet had told you to do some difficult task, you would have been willing to do it. It seems you should be happy that he simply said, "Wash and you will be healed."
Let the heavens rejoice, and the earth be happy! Let the nations say, 'The Lord reigns!'
The people were delighted with their donations, for they contributed to the Lord with a willing attitude; King David was also very happy.
On the twenty-third day of the seventh month he sent the people away to their tents, rejoicing and with happy hearts for the goodness the Lord had done for David, for Solomon, and for His people Israel.
Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.
All Judah was happy about the oath, because they made the vow with their whole heart. They willingly sought the Lord and he responded to them. He made them secure on every side.
Hezekiah and all the people were happy about what God had done for them, for it had been done quickly.
After this, the whole assembly agreed to celebrate for another seven days, and so they did and they were very happy to do so!
Haman went out that day pleased and happy, but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, and that he did not stand up and tremble in his presence, Haman was furious with Mordecai.
Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said, "Have a pole made 50 cubits high, and then in the morning speak to the king and have Mordecai hanged on it. Then go with the king to the banquet happy." This advice pleased Haman, and he had the pole made.
To those who are happy beyond measure when they reach their graves?
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:
For the ear heard, and declareth me happy, And the eye hath seen, and testifieth to me.
"Have I rejoiced in the destruction of those who hate me, or have I been happy that evil caught up with him?
If you have anything to say, answer me; speak up, because I'd be happy to vindicate you.
BOOK I(Psalms 1–41)How happy is the manwho does not follow the advice of the wickedor take the path of sinnersor join a group of mockers!
Pay homage to the Son or He will be angryand you will perish in your rebellion,for His anger may ignite at any moment.All those who take refuge in Him are happy.
But may all who take shelter in you be happy! May they continually shout for joy! Shelter them so that those who are loyal to you may rejoice!
I will be happy and rejoice in you! I will sing praises to you, O sovereign One!
I wish the deliverance of Israel would come from Zion! When the Lord restores the well-being of his people, may Jacob rejoice, may Israel be happy!
So my heart rejoices and I am happy; My life is safe.
I will be happy and rejoice in your faithfulness, because you notice my pain and you are aware of how distressed I am.
Davidic. A Maskil.How joyful is the onewhose transgression is forgiven,whose sin is covered!
How joyful is the manthe Lord does not charge with sinand in whose spirit is no deceit!
Rejoice in the Lord and be happy, you who are godly! Shout for joy, all you who are morally upright!
Happy is the nation whose God is Yahweh—the people He has chosen to be His own possession!
Those who look to him for help are happy; their faces are not ashamed.
Taste and see that the Lord is good.How happy is the man who takes refuge in Him!
Do you want to really live? Would you love to live a long, happy life?
Then I will rejoice in the Lord and be happy because of his deliverance.
Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright; For there is a happy end to the man of peace.
Turn your angry gaze away from me, so I can be happy before I pass away.
How happy is the manwho has put his trust in the Lordand has not turned to the proudor to those who run after lies!
May all those who seek you be happy and rejoice in you! May those who love to experience your deliverance say continually, "May the Lord be praised!"
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Happy is one who cares for the poor;the Lord will save him in a day of adversity.
Jehovah doth preserve him and revive him, He is happy in the land, And Thou givest him not into the will of his enemies.
All your garments are perfumed with myrrh, aloes, and cassia. From the luxurious palaces comes the music of stringed instruments that makes you happy.
Mount Zion rejoices; the towns of Judah are happy, because of your acts of judgment.
Though while he lives he counts himself happy and prosperous—And though people praise you when you do well for yourself—
I wish the deliverance of Israel would come from Zion! When God restores the well-being of his people, may Jacob rejoice, may Israel be happy!
How happy is the one You chooseand bring near to live in Your courts!We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house,the holiness of Your temple.
But the godly are happy; they rejoice before God and are overcome with joy.
May all those who seek you be happy and rejoice in you! May those who love to experience your deliverance say continually, "May God be praised!"
His name is to the age, Before the sun is his name continued, And they bless themselves in him, All nations do pronounce him happy.
How happy are those who reside in Your house,who praise You continually.Selah
Happy are the people whose strength is in You,whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
Happy is the person who trusts in You,Lord of Hosts!
Happy are the people who know the joyful shout;Yahweh, they walk in the light of Your presence.
Satisfy us in the morning with your loyal love! Then we will shout for joy and be happy all our days!
Make us happy in proportion to the days you have afflicted us, in proportion to the years we have experienced trouble!
Happy is he whose resting-place is in the secret of the Lord, and under the shade of the wings of the Most High;
For you, O Lord, have made me happy by your work. I will sing for joy because of what you have done.
Lord, happy is the man You disciplineand teach from Your law
When worries threaten to overwhelm me, your soothing touch makes me happy.
Let the sky rejoice, and the earth be happy! Let the sea and everything in it shout!
The Lord reigns! Let the earth be happy! Let the many coastlands rejoice!
Zion hears and rejoices, the towns of Judah are happy, because of your judgments, O Lord.
like wine that makes the heart of people happy, oil that makes the face glow, and food that sustains people.
Egypt was happy when they left, for they were afraid of them.
How happy are those who uphold justice,who practice righteousness at all times.
Hallelujah!Happy is the man who fears the Lord,taking great delight in His commands.
He makes the barren woman among her household a happy mother of joyful children. Hallelujah!
This is the day the Lord has brought about. We will be happy and rejoice in it.
א AlefHow happy are those whose way is blameless,who live according to the Lord’s instruction!
Happy are those who keep His decreesand seek Him with all their heart.
The Lord did indeed accomplish great things for us. We were happy.
Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
A song of ascents.How happy is everyone who fears the Lord,who walks in His ways!
For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
for there our captors ask us to compose songs; those who mock us demand that we be happy, saying: "Sing for us a song about Zion!"
O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.
Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.
Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.
Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
those who are happy to do evil, [for] they delight in [the] deviousness of evil,
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Into the path of the wicked enter not, And be not happy in a way of evil doers.
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