'Joyful' in the Bible
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."
"Yes, let that night be barren; let it not appear with its joyful shout.
Let him pray to God and he will accept him; he will appear before him with joyful shouts!"
You cause me to know the path of life; in your presence is joyful abundance, at your right hand there are pleasures forever. A Davidic Prayer.
Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Break forth into joyful songs of praise!
Serve the LORD with joy. Come before him with a joyful shout!
He makes the barren woman among her household a happy mother of joyful children. Hallelujah!
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."
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
How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,
She is a tree of life for those who embrace her, and whoever clutches her tightly will be joyful.
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit drains one's strength.
When times are good, be joyful; when times are bad, consider this: God made the one as well as the other, so people won't seek anything outside of his best.
Go ahead and enjoy your meals as you eat. Drink your wine with a joyful attitude, because God already has approved your actions.
these I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will rise up to be accepted on my altar; for my house will be called a house of prayer for everyone."
Why is the famous city, the joyful town, not abandoned?
""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.'
The LORD your God among you is powerful he will save and he will take joyful delight in you. In his love he will renew you with his love; he will celebrate with singing because of you.
"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.'"
At that moment, the Holy Spirit made Jesus extremely joyful, so Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from wise and intelligent people and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, because this is what was pleasing to you.
Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.
Always be joyful.