85 Bible Verses about Smile

Proverbs 15:13-14 ESV / 142 helpful votes

A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed. The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 121 helpful votes

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

Psalm 34:5 ESV / 94 helpful votes

Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.

Proverbs 31:25 ESV / 79 helpful votes

Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.

Proverbs 15:13 ESV / 77 helpful votes

A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.

Psalm 119:135 ESV / 74 helpful votes

Make your face shine upon your servant, and teach me your statutes.

Numbers 6:25 ESV / 72 helpful votes

The Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;

Job 9:27 ESV / 71 helpful votes

If I say, ‘I will forget my complaint, I will put off my sad face, and be of good cheer,’

Ephesians 6:7 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man,

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Psalm 139:1-24 ESV / 36 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. ...

Isaiah 51:11 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Psalm 96:1-13 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; he is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the peoples are worthless idols, but the Lord made the heavens. ...

Proverbs 15:30 ESV / 29 helpful votes

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, and good news refreshes the bones.

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Psalm 126:2 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.”

Job 8:21 ESV / 24 helpful votes

He will yet fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips with shouting.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Romans 12:12 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:3-4 ESV / 19 helpful votes

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,

Philippians 4:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Psalm 30:5 ESV / 18 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.

Luke 6:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you shall be satisfied. “Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Psalm 37:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.

Romans 16:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Psalm 31:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Make your face shine on your servant; save me in your steadfast love!

Psalm 16:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Job 10:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Does it seem good to you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands and favor the designs of the wicked?

Genesis 21:6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh over me.”

James 1:2-4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Ecclesiastes 3:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Proverbs 15:13-15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed. The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly. All the days of the afflicted are evil, but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

John 16:33 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

John 15:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Psalm 144:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Blessed are the people to whom such blessings fall! Blessed are the people whose God is the Lord!

Psalm 37:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he sees that his day is coming.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Isaiah 60:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Then you shall see and be radiant; your heart shall thrill and exult, because the abundance of the sea shall be turned to you, the wealth of the nations shall come to you.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 17:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.

Proverbs 16:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Psalm 139:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me!

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 11 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 39:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Look away from me, that I may smile again, before I depart and am no more!”

Psalm 4:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

There are many who say, “Who will show us some good? Lift up the light of your face upon us, O Lord!”

Esther 5:1-14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace, in front of the king's quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won favor in his sight, and he held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter. And the king said to her, “What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you, even to the half of my kingdom.” And Esther said, “If it please the king, let the king and Haman come today to a feast that I have prepared for the king.” Then the king said, “Bring Haman quickly, so that we may do as Esther has asked.” So the king and Haman came to the feast that Esther had prepared. ...

Ephesians 6:1-24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, ...

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

John 4:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here.”

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Psalm 139:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.

Psalm 126:2-3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.” The Lord has done great things for us; we are glad.

Ephesians 5:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

John 10:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Matthew 9:24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He said, “Go away, for the girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him.

Habakkuk 1:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

At kings they scoff, and at rulers they laugh. They laugh at every fortress, for they pile up earth and take it.

Proverbs 14:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.

Genesis 18:12-15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So Sarah laughed to herself, saying, “After I am worn out, and my lord is old, shall I have pleasure?” The Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Shall I indeed bear a child, now that I am old?’ Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.” But Sarah denied it, saying, “I did not laugh,” for she was afraid. He said, “No, but you did laugh.”

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Mark 10:21-22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.

Proverbs 15:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.

Proverbs 3:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Psalm 139:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me.

Psalm 119:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways!

Psalm 118:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free.

Psalm 31:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I will rejoice and be glad in your steadfast love, because you have seen my affliction; you have known the distress of my soul,

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man's heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.

Proverbs 15:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord; how much more the hearts of the children of man!

Psalm 139:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there!

Psalm 139:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

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