199 occurrences

'Joy' in the Bible

Why did you hide [your intention] to flee and {trick me}, and did not tell me so that I would have sent you away with joy and song and tambourine and lyre?

Then a fire went out {from before} Yahweh, and it consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And all the people saw [it], so they shouted [for joy], and they fell on their faces.

"And on the day of your joy and in your appointed times, at the beginning of your months, you will blow on the trumpets in addition to your burnt offerings and in addition to the sacrifices of your fellowship offerings. And they will be as a memorial for you {before} your God; I [am] Yahweh your God."

"{Because} [of the fact] that you did not serve Yahweh your God with joy and with gladness of heart for the abundance of everything,

Call for songs of joy, O nations, [concerning] his people, for the blood of his servants he will avenge, {and he will take reprisals against his foes}, and he will make atonement [for] his land, his people."

{When they were coming back} after David had returned from striking down the Philistine, the women went out from all the cities of Israel singing and dancing to meet King Saul with tambourines, with joy, and with three-stringed instruments.

All the people went up after him, and the people were playing on the flutes and rejoicing [with] great joy, and the earth shook with their noise.

And also their relatives, as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought food on donkeys, on camels, on mules, and on oxen--provisions of flour, cakes of figs, raisin cakes, wine and oil, cattle and sheep in abundance, for [there was] great joy in Israel.

Then David ordered the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers [as] singers with instruments of song, musical instruments, stringed instruments, and cymbals, {raising their voices for joy}.

And it happened [that] David and the elders of Israel and the commanders of thousands went to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the house of Obed-Edom with joy.

Splendor and majesty [are] before him; strength and joy [are] in his place.

Then the trees of the forest shall sing for joy before Yahweh, for he comes to judge the earth.

And the people rejoiced over their freewill offering, for with a whole heart they had willingly offered to Yahweh, and King David also rejoiced with great joy.

And they ate and drank before Yahweh on that day with great joy. And they made Solomon the son of David king the second time, and they anointed [him] commander for Yahweh, and Zadok the priest.

And all the men of Judah and Jerusalem returned, and Jehoshaphat [was] at their head in returning to Jerusalem with joy, for Yahweh caused them to rejoice over their enemies.

And Jehoiada placed appointees [at] the house of Yahweh under the hand of the Levitical priests whom David had allotted to the house of Yahweh to offer burnt offerings to Yahweh as was written in the law of Moses, with joy and with song, according to the {order of David}.

Then King Hezekiah and the princes commanded the Levites to praise Yahweh with the words of David and Asaph the seer. So they offered praise with joy, and they bowed down and worshiped.

And the {Israelites} who were found in Jerusalem kept the Feast of Unleavened Bread seven days with great joy. And the Levites and the priests were offering praise to Yahweh day by day, with powerful instruments to Yahweh.

Then the whole assembly decided to make seven more days [of feasting], so they made seven [more] days with joy,

And there was great joy in Jerusalem, for from the days of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel, there was nothing such as this in Jerusalem.

But many of the elderly priests, Levites, and heads of the families who had seen the first temple, wept with a loud voice when they saw the foundation of this house, but many {shouted aloud with joy}.

And the {Israelites}, the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the {returned exiles} celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy.

With joy they celebrated the festival of unleavened bread [for] seven days, because Yahweh had made them joyful and had turned the heart of the king of Assyria toward them in order to help them with the work of their hands on the house of the God of Israel.

Then he said to them, "Go, eat festive food and drink sweet drinks, and send a share to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our lord. Do not be grieved because the joy of Yahweh is your refuge."

All of the people went to eat, to drink, to send a share, and to have great joy because they understood the words that they had made known to them.

And all of the assembly of those who returned from captivity made booths and lived in the booths because the {Israelites} had not done it from the days of Jeshua son of Nun until that day. And there was very great joy.

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites from all of their places in order to bring them to Jerusalem to do the dedication with joy, thanksgivings, song and cymbals, stringed instruments and lyres.

They offered on that day great sacrifices and rejoiced because God brought great joy to them. And the women and children also rejoiced. The joy of Jerusalem was heard from afar.

On that day men were appointed for the storehouse rooms, the offerings, the first fruits, and the tithes, in order to gather in them from the fields of the cities the requirements of the law for the priests and Levites; for the joy of Judah [was] upon the priests and Levites standing there.

In every province and city, wherever the king's edict and his law came, there was gladness and joy for the Jews, a banquet and a {holiday}, and many of the people from the country [were] posing as Jews because the fear of the Jews had fallen on them.

[This was] on the thirteenth day of the month of Adar. [They] rested on the fourteenth [day] and made it a day of feasting and joy.

But the Jews who [were] in Susa gathered on the thirteenth and on the fourteenth day, and rested on the fifteenth day. And they made it a day of feasting and joy.

Therefore the Jews in the rural [areas], living in the rural towns, made the fourteenth month of Adar a day of joy and feasting, a festive day of giving gifts to each other.

as the day that the Jews {found relief} from their enemies, and the month which changed for them from sorrow to joy, and from a mourning ceremony to a {festive day}; to make them days of feasting and joy, and giving gifts to each other and to the poor.

Look, this [is] the joy of his way, and from dust others will spring up.

Yet he will fill your mouth [with] laughter and your lips [with] a shout of joy.

that [the] rejoicing of [the] wicked [is] {short}, and the joy of [the] godless {lasts only a moment}?

[The] blessing of [the] wretched came upon me, and I caused [the] widow's heart to sing for joy.

He prays to God, then he accepts him, and he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he repays to the human being his righteousness.

But let all who take shelter in you rejoice. Let them ever sing for joy, {because} you spread protection over them; And let those [who] love your name exult in you.

For you set [on] him blessings forever. You make him glad with [the] joy [of] your presence.

And now my head will be high over my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.

Be glad in Yahweh and rejoice, [you] righteous, and shout for joy, all [you] upright of heart.

Let them shout for joy and be glad, who delight in my vindication; and let them say continually, "Yahweh is great, who delights in the welfare of his servant."

They are led with joy and gladness. They enter [the] palace of [the] king.

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, [is] {Mount Zion}, {in the far north}, [the] city of [the] great king.

Because you have been my help, therefore in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy.

so that [the] inhabitants of [the] farthest reaches are in awe of your signs. You make the dawn and sunset sing for joy.

They drop [on the] pastures of [the] wilderness, and the hills gird themselves with joy.

Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, because you judge [the] peoples with equity and guide the nations on the earth. Selah

But [the] righteous will be glad; they will exalt before God, and will rejoice with joy.

My lips will sing for joy when I sing praises to you, and my soul, which you have redeemed.

My soul longs and even fails for the courtyards of Yahweh. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.

Satisfy us in the morning with your loyal love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.

For you, O Yahweh, have made me glad by your work; by the deeds of your hands I sing for joy.

Let [the] field with all that [is] in it exult. Then all [the] trees of [the] forests will sing for joy

And [so] he brought out his people with joy, his chosen ones with rejoicing.

that may see the good [done] your chosen ones, to be glad in the joy of your nation, to glory together with your inheritance.

I have taken as my own your testimonies forever, for they [are] the joy of my heart.

Let your priests clothe themselves with righteousness, and let your faithful sing for joy.

I will also clothe its priests with salvation, and its faithful will shout exuberantly for joy.

Let my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you, if do not I exalt Jerusalem above my highest joy.

They will utter the renown of your abundant goodness, and they will proclaim with joy your righteousness.

Let [the] faithful exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds.

Deceit [is] in the heart of {those who plan} evil, but to {those who plan} peace, [there is] joy.

The heart knows the bitterness of its soul, but in its joy, it will not share itself with a stranger.

Folly is a joy to him who lacks {sense}, and a person of understanding {will walk upright}.

For to the person who [is] good in his eyes, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and heaping up only to give [it] to [him who is] pleasing to him. This also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

Come out and look, {O maidens of Zion}, at {King Solomon}, at the crown with which his mother crowned him on the day of his wedding, on the day of the joy of his heart!

You have made the nation numerous; you have not made the joy great. They rejoice in your presence as [with] joy at the harvest, as they rejoice when they divide plunder.

Inhabitant of Zion, shout out and sing for joy, for the holy one of Israel [is] great in your midst."

And joy and gladness are taken away from the fruitful land, and in the vineyards no one exults, no one shouts for joy; no treader treads wine in the presses; I have put to an end to [the] jubilant shout.

But look! Joy and gladness, the killing of oxen and the slaughtering of sheep, the eating of meat and the drinking of wine! "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!"

[the] joy of [the] tambourine has stopped. The noise of [the] jubilant has ceased; [the] joy of [the] lyre has stopped.

[there is] an outcry over the wine in the streets. All joy turns into {darkness}; the joy of the earth disappears.

They lift up their voices; they sing for joy; they shout out from [the] west over the majesty of Yahweh.

And [the] meek {have joy after joy} in Yahweh, and [the] needy of [the] people shall rejoice in the holy one of Israel.

over the soil of my people. It goes up [in] thorns [and] briers, indeed over all of [the] houses of joy [in the] jubilant city.

For [the] palace will be forsaken, [the] {crowded city} deserted; [the] hill and [the] watchtower will become a cave forever, [the] joy of wild asses, a pasture {for} flocks.

Then [the] lame shall leap like the deer, and [the] tongue of [the] dumb shall sing for joy, for waters shall break forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert.

And the ransomed of Yahweh shall return, and they shall come [to] Zion with rejoicing. And everlasting joy [shall be] on their head; joy and gladness shall overtake [them], and sorrow and sighing shall flee.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רנן 
Ranan 
Usage: 54

רננה 
R@nanah 
Usage: 4

G20
ἀγαλλίασις 
Agalliasis 
Usage: 5

גּוּל גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 45

גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 9

גּילת גּילה 
Giylah 
Usage: 2

דּוּץ 
Duwts 
Usage: 1

חדוה 
Chedvah 
Usage: 2

טוּב 
Tuwb 
Usage: 32

משׂושׂ 
Masows 
Usage: 17

עלז 
`alaz 
Usage: 16

עלּיז 
`alliyz 
Usage: 7

עלץ 
`alats 
Usage: 8

רנּה 
Rinnah 
Usage: 33

רנּן 
Rannen 
Usage: 0

שׂישׂ שׂוּשׂ 
Suws 
Usage: 27

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

שׂמח 
Sameach 
Usage: 20

שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

שׂשׂן שׂשׂון 
Sasown 
Usage: 23

תּרוּעה 
T@ruw`ah 
Usage: 36

G21
ἀγαλλιάω 
Agalliao 
Usage: 8

εὐφροσύνη 
Euphrosune 
Usage: 2

καυχάομαι 
Kauchaomai 
Usage: 37

ὀνίνημι 
Oninemi 
Usage: 1

σκιρτάω 
Skirtao 
Usage: 2

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44