27 Bible Verses about Joyful

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 67 helpful votes

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 43 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Romans 12:12 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Psalm 64:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Let the righteous one rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in him! Let all the upright in heart exult!

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

Psalm 100:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!

Psalm 21:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For you make him most blessed forever; you make him glad with the joy of your presence.

Philippians 4:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.

1 Thessalonians 5:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Rejoice always,

James 5:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

John 14:27 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Psalm 5:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you.

Deuteronomy 28:1-68 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.

Hebrews 1:1-14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs. For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”? Or again, “I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son”?

John 16:22 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Isaiah 61:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I will greatly rejoice in the Lord; my soul shall exult in my God, for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation; he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself like a priest with a beautiful headdress, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.

Isaiah 12:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel.”

Psalm 30:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

1 Chronicles 15:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

David also commanded the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers as the singers who should play loudly on musical instruments, on harps and lyres and cymbals, to raise sounds of joy.

Psalm 9:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Psalm 104:34 ESV / 7 helpful votes

May my meditation be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the Lord.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Isaiah 9:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You have multiplied the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as they are glad when they divide the spoil.

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