'Pleased' in the Bible
And their words pleased Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son.
And the fame of this was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren have come; and it pleased Pharaoh well, and his slaves.
And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he did not go, as the first and second times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness;
And when Phinehas the priest and the princes of the congregation and heads of the thousands of Israel who were with him, heard the words that the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the sons of Manasseh spoke, it pleased them.
And the thing pleased the sons of Israel; and the sons of Israel blessed God and did not speak again of going up against them in battle to destroy the land in which the sons of Reuben and Gad dwelt.
And he went down and talked with the woman, and she pleased Samson well.
For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake because it has pleased the LORD to make you his people.
But Michal, Saul's other daughter, loved David, and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him.
And when his slaves told David these words, it pleased David well to be the king's son-in-law, and the days were not expired.
And all the people understood, and it pleased them, for whatever the king did pleased all the people.
And the speech pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this thing.
And when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the LORD and the king's house and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do,
now it has pleased thee to bless the house of thy slave, that it may be before thee for ever; for thou, O LORD, hast blessed it, and it shall be blessed for ever.
Then the king said unto me (the queen also sitting by him), For how long shall thy journey be, and when wilt thou return? So the matter pleased the king, and he sent me; and I set him a time.
And this word pleased the king and the princes, and the king did according to the word of Memucan;
and let the maiden which pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king, and he did so.
And the maiden pleased him, and she found mercy before him; and he speedily gave her that which was necessary for purification and her rations, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her out of the king's house; and he moved her and her maids into the best place of the house of the women.
Then said Zeresh, his wife, and all his friends unto him, Let a gallows be made fifty cubits high, and tomorrow speak unto the king that Mordecai may be hanged upon it; then go in merrily with the king unto the banquet. And the thing pleased Haman, and he caused the gallows to be made.
Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me; O LORD, make haste to help me.
In this I shall know that I have pleased thee, that my enemy does not triumph over me.
Then thou shalt be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, the burnt offering, the offering that has been totally consumed by the fire; then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.
Behold, for peace I had great bitterness; but it has pleased thee to deliver my life from the pit of corruption, for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
For in the mountain of my holiness, in the high mountain of Israel, said the Lord GOD, there shall all the house of Israel serve me, all of them in the land; there will I be pleased with them, and there will I require your offerings and the firstfruits of your gifts with all your sacred things.
It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred and twenty governors who should be in all the kingdom;
And they cried unto the LORD and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for the soul of this man, and do not lay upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.
Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my rebellion, the fruit of my bowels for the sin of my soul?
And when ye offer the blind animal for sacrifice, is it not evil? Likewise when ye offer the lame and sick, is it not evil? offer it now unto thy prince; will he be pleased with thee or accept thy person? said the LORD of the hosts.
and, behold, a voice from the heavens, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen, my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased; I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall declare judgment unto the Gentiles.
But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod.
While he yet spoke, behold, a cloud of light overshadowed them, and, behold, a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
But I say unto you, That Elijah is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him whatever they pleased. Likewise the Son of man shall also suffer of them.
and when the daughter of Herodias came in and danced and pleased Herod and those that sat with him, the king said unto the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt, and I will give it unto thee.
And the saying pleased the whole multitude, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte of Antioch:
And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.)
Then it pleased the apostles and elders, with the whole congregation , to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas and Silas, principal men among the brethren;
For it has pleased those of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints who are in Jerusalem.
It has pleased them verily, and they are their debtors. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they should also minister unto them in carnal things.
For in the wisdom of God, since the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save those that believe.
But with many of them God was not pleased; therefore, they were overthrown in the wilderness.
But now God has set the members each one of them in the body, as it has pleased him.
but God gives it a body as it has pleased him, and to each seed its own body.
For do I now persuade men or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the slave of Christ.
But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb and called me by his grace,
For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell
By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death, and was not found because God had translated him, for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
Do not forget to do good and to fellowship; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
For he received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
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