120 occurrences in 13 translations

'Joyful' in the Bible

And he blessed him and said, Blessed (favored with blessings, made blissful, joyful) be Abram by God Most High, Possessor and Maker of heaven and earth,

Seven days shalt thou hold a feast to Jehovah thy God in the place which Jehovah will choose; for Jehovah thy God will bless thee in all thy produce, and in all the work of thy hands, and thou shalt be wholly joyful.

So David and all the house of Israel [were] bringing up the ark of Yahweh with shouts of joyful acclaim and with the sound of the trumpet.

All the people followed him; they played on pipes and rejoiced greatly, so that the earth [resounded] with the joyful sound.

On the eighth day he sent the people away: and they blessed the king, and went unto their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had done for David his servant, and for Israel his people.

Jezebel his wife said to him, "Do you now reign over Israel? Arise, eat bread, and let your heart be joyful; I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite."

David also told the leaders of the descendants of Levi to appoint their relatives as singers, to play musical instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals, and to keep sounding aloud with joyful voices.

when he told Israel, "To you I will give the land of Canaan as your joyful inheritance."

And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away to their tents, joyful and glad of heart for the goodness that Jehovah had done to David and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.

And they {sang responsively}, with praising and thanksgiving to Yahweh [saying], "For he is good, for his loyal love is everlasting for Israel." And all of the people responded with a great shout of joyful acclaim in praise to Yahweh because the house of Yahweh was laid.

The people could not distinguish the sound of the joyful shouting from that of the weeping, because the people were shouting so loudly. And the sound was heard far away.

And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for the LORD had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

Then went Haman forth that day joyful and with a glad heart: but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up, nor moved for him, he was full of indignation against Mordecai.

Lo, let that night be solitary, let no joyful voice come therein.

He will yet fill your mouth with laughter [Job] and your lips with joyful shouting.

But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

That I may declare all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion. I will be joyful in thy salvation.

Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him! lest mine adversaries be joyful when I am moved.

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Jehovah, in Thy strength is the king joyful, In Thy salvation how greatly he rejoiceth.

For You make him most blessed forever; You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.

Rejoice doth Mount Zion, The daughters of Judah are joyful, For the sake of Thy judgments.

Thou causest me to hear joy and gladness, Thou makest joyful bones Thou hast bruised.

My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:

{To the chief Musician, A Song or Psalm.} Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands:

{To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph.} Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.

Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.

In thy name are they joyful all the day, and in thy righteousness are they exalted.

Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.

The heavens joy, and the earth is joyful, The sea and its fulness roar.

Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice

Zion hath heard and rejoiceth, And daughters of Judah are joyful, Because of Thy judgments, O Jehovah.

Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.

With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.

Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together

{A Psalm of praise.} Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.

And He brought forth His people with joy, His chosen ones with a joyful shout.

And let them offer the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works in joyful song.

The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.

Then our mouths were filled with laughter, and our tongues formed joyful shouts. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them."

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.

The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest. A Solomonic Song of Ascents

Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.

She is a tree of life for those who embrace her, and whoever clutches her tightly will be joyful.

The curse of the Lord is in and on the house of the wicked, but He declares blessed (joyful and favored with blessings) the home of the just and consistently righteous.

When the righteous thrive, a city rejoices, and when the wicked die, there is joyful shouting.

The light in the eyes [of him whose heart is joyful] rejoices the hearts of others, and good news nourishes the bones.

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be joyful: for that shall abide with him in his labor all the days of his life which God hath given him under the sun.

Go ahead and enjoy your meals as you eat. Drink your wine with a joyful attitude, because God already has approved your actions.

For mirth they are making a feast, And wine maketh life joyful, And the silver answereth with all.

Draw me after you, let us run! May the king bring me into his chambers! Let us be joyful and let us rejoice in you; let us extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you!

Therefore doth Sheol enlarge its desire, and open its mouth without measure; and her splendour shall descend into it, and her multitude, and her tumult, and all that is joyful within her.

And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the fruitful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither joyful noise: no treader shall tread out wine in the presses; I have made the vintage'shout to cease.

Mourned hath the new wine, languished the vine, Sighed have all the joyful of heart.

The joyful tambourines have ceased. The noise of the jubilant has stopped. The joyful lyre has ceased.

for the ground of my people growing thorns and briers, indeed, for every joyous house in the joyful city.

This is what the Lord says, your protector, the Holy One of Israel: "For your sake I send to Babylon and make them all fugitives, turning the Babylonians' joyful shouts into mourning songs.

Shout for joy, O sky, for the Lord intervenes; shout out, you subterranean regions of the earth. O mountains, give a joyful shout; you too, O forest and all your trees! For the Lord protects Jacob; he reveals his splendor through Israel.

Go forth from Babylon! Flee from the Chaldeans! Declare with the sound of joyful shouting, proclaim this, Send it out to the end of the earth; Say, "The LORD has redeemed His servant Jacob."

Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.

So the ransomed of the LORD will return And come with joyful shouting to Zion, And everlasting joy will be on their heads They will obtain gladness and joy, And sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Be joyful, rejoice together, you ruins of Jerusalem! For the Lord has comforted His people; He has redeemed Jerusalem.

"Shout for joy, O barren one, you who have borne no child; Break forth into joyful shouting and cry aloud, you who have not travailed; For the sons of the desolate one will be more numerous Than the sons of the married woman," says the LORD.

Indeed you will go out with joy; you will be led along in peace; the mountains and hills will give a joyful shout before you, and all the trees in the field will clap their hands.

Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.

"Be joyful with Jerusalem and rejoice for her, all you who love her; Be exceedingly glad with her, all you who mourn over her,

Again I will build you so that you will be rebuilt, Virgin Israel. You will take up your tambourines again and go forth in joyful dancing.

Why is the famous city, the joyful town, not abandoned?

'Your doom has come to you, O inhabitant of the land. The time has come, the day is near--tumult rather than joyful shouting on the mountains.

""Because this is what the Lord GOD says: "Motivated by my burning zealousness, I have spoken against the rest of the surrounding nations, including Edom, who confiscated my land, taking possession of it with joyful enthusiasm and with animal-like malice, in order to plunder Israel's pastures.'

yet I will rejoice in Yahweh. I will be joyful in the God of my salvation!

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "The fasts that occur in the fourth, fifth, seventh, and tenth months will be joyful and glad times for the house of Judah, replete with cheerful festivals. Therefore, love truth and peace.'"

And they of Ephraim shall be like a mighty man, and their hearts shall rejoice as through wine; and their children shall see it, and rejoice; their heart shall be joyful in Jehovah.

And Philip said, If you believe with all your heart [if you have a conviction, full of joyful trust, that Jesus is the Messiah and accept Him as the Author of your salvation in the kingdom of God, giving Him your obedience, then] you may. And he replied, I do believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּוּל גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 45

עלז 
`alaz 
Usage: 16

עלץ 
`alats 
Usage: 8

רננה 
R@nanah 
Usage: 4

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

שׂמח 
Sameach 
Usage: 20

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44



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