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Bible Verses About Joy

Claudia Miclaus Sep 29, 2018
From King Solomon to the wise of the New Testament, joy has a special place indwelling each person who loves and knows God. See more about joy!
Joy is part of the Holy Spirit fruit. Do you have it? If not, you need to know that the power of Jesus Christ's resurrection is inside you, if you gave your heart to Jesus. God has already offered everything you need to live a life to the max, and life from abundance comes through knowing God (not just knowing something about Him).
Get to know Him from the Bible, which is His Word, and you will have the blessings of His joy in your life, regardless of the circumstances around you.
Joy is a constant companion of a true Christian, regardless of circumstances. Jesus Christ set a clear example by looking at the final destination of His walk on earth, and He was more than successful!
You became imitators of us and of the Lord; in spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit. ―1 Thessalonians 1:6

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.―Romans 15:13
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. ―Romans 14:17

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. ―Romans 12:12
To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy-to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore! Amen. ―Jude 1:24-25

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds. ―James 1:2

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. ―Hebrews 12:2
Be happy, young man, while you are young, and let your heart give you joy in the days of your youth. Follow the ways of your heart and whatever your eyes see, but know that for all these things God will bring you to judgment. ―Ecclesiastes 11:9
Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for it is now that God favors what you do. ―Ecclesiastes 9:7

So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothing is better for a man under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany him in his work all the days of the life God has given him under the sun. ―Ecclesiastes 8:15

A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. ―Proverbs 29:3 
Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt. ―Proverbs 27:11

Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend springs from his earnest counsel. ―Proverbs 27:9

The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him. ―Proverbs 23:24
When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers. ―Proverbs 21:15

To have a fool for a son brings grief; there is no joy for the father of a fool. ―Proverbs 17:21

A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. ―Proverbs 15:30

A man finds joy in giving an apt reply- and how good is a timely word! ―Proverbs 15:23

A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. ―Proverbs 15:20

Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. ―Proverbs 14:13

Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. ―Proverbs 14:10
There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace. ―Proverbs 12:20

When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy. ―Proverbs 11:10

The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. ―Proverbs 10:28
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother. ―Proverbs 10:1

Be joyful always. ―1 Thessalonians 5:16