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Joy

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Joy

Attributed to God
Deuteronomy 28:63; Deuteronomy 30:9; Jeremiah 32:41

In heaven
Luke 15:10-32

Unclassified scriptures relating to
Deuteronomy 12:18; 1 Samuel 2:1; 1 Chronicles 16:27; 2 Chronicles 7:10; Ezra 6:22; Nehemiah 8:10; Nehemiah 8:12; Nehemiah 12:43; Job 8:21; Job 22:21; Job 22:26; Job 33:26; Psalms 2:11; Psalms 4:7; Psalms 5:11; Psalms 9:2; Psalms 13:5; Psalms 9:14; Psalms 16:5-6; Psalms 16:8-9; Psalms 16:11; Psalms 17:15; Psalms 19:8; Psalms 20:5; Psalms 21:1; Psalms 21:6; Psalms 28:7; Psalms 30:5; Psalms 30:11-12; Psalms 32:11; Psalms 32:1-2; Psalms 33:21; Psalms 35:9; Psalms 36:8; Psalms 40:16; Psalms 70:4; Psalms 42:4; Psalms 43:4; Psalms 45:15; Psalms 46:4; Psalms 51:8; Psalms 51:12; Psalms 53:6; Psalms 14:7; Psalms 63:5-7; Psalms 63:11; Psalms 64:10; Psalms 68:3; Psalms 69:32; Psalms 71:23; Psalms 85:6; Psalms 89:15-16; Psalms 97:11-12; Psalms 100:1-2; Psalms 104:34; Psalms 105:3; Psalms 105:43; Psalms 119:1-2; Psalms 119:14; Psalms 119:16; Psalms 119:55; Psalms 119:111; Psalms 119:162; Psalms 119:165; Psalms 126:5-6; Psalms 132:16; Psalms 138:5; Psalms 149:2; Psalms 149:5; Proverbs 10:28; Proverbs 13:9; Proverbs 19:23; Proverbs 29:6; Proverbs 28:12; Ecclesiastes 2:26; Isaiah 9:3; Isaiah 12:1-6; Isaiah 25:9; Isaiah 29:19; Isaiah 30:29; Isaiah 35:1-2; Isaiah 35:10; Isaiah 41:16; Isaiah 44:23; Isaiah 49:13; Isaiah 52:9; Isaiah 51:11; Isaiah 56:7; Isaiah 55:12; Isaiah 61:3; Isaiah 61:7; Isaiah 61:10; Isaiah 65:14; Isaiah 65:18-19; Isaiah 66:10-12; Isaiah 66:14; Jeremiah 15:16; Jeremiah 31:12-14; Jeremiah 31:25-26; Jeremiah 33:6; Jeremiah 33:11; Joel 2:23; Nahum 1:15; Habakkuk 3:18; Zephaniah 3:14; Haggai 2:9; Zech 2:10; Zech 9:9; Zech 10:7; Matthew 25:21; Luke 1:47; Luke 2:10; Luke 6:22-23; Luke 10:20; Luke 15:6-8; Luke 15:10; Matthew 18:13; Luke 15:22-32; Luke 24:52-53; John 15:11; John 16:20; John 16:22; John 16:24; John 16:33; John 17:13; Acts 2:28; Acts 8:8; Acts 8:39; Acts 13:52; Acts 16:25; Acts 16:34; Romans 5:2; Romans 5:11; Romans 12:12; Romans 14:17; Romans 15:13; 2 Corinthians 1:12; 2 Corinthians 1:24; 2 Corinthians 6:10; 2 Corinthians 7:4; 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 12:10; Galatians 5:22; Ephesians 5:18-19; Philippians 3:3; Philippians 4:4; Colossians 1:11; 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 1 Thessalonians 5:16; Hebrews 10:34; James 1:2; James 5:13; 1 Peter 1:8; 1 Peter 4:13; 1 John 1:4; Jude 1:24

Instances of Joy:

Of Moses and the Israelites, when Pharaoh and his army were destroyed
Exodus 15:1-22

Of Deborah and the Israelites, when Sisera was overthrown
Jude 1:5

Of Jephthah's daughter, when he returned from his victory over the Ammonites
Judges 11:34

Of Hannah, when Samuel was born
1 Samuel 2:1-11

Of Naomi, when Boaz showed kindness to Ruth
Ruth 2:20; Ruth 4:14

Of the Israelites:

When Saul was presented as their king
1 Samuel 10:24


When David slew Goliath
1 Samuel 18:6-7


When they repaired to David to Hebron to make him king
1 Chronicles 12:40


When they took the ark from Kirjath-Jearim
1 Chronicles 13:8


When they brought the ark from the house of Obed-Edom to Jerusalem
1 Chronicles 15:16; 1 Chronicles 15:25; 1 Chronicles 15:28


When they made gifts to the house of God
1 Chronicles 29:9


When they kept the dedication of the temple, and the Feast of Tabernacles under Ezra
Ezra 6:16; Ezra 6:22


Of the Jews:

After hearing anew, the word of God
Nehemiah 8:9-18


When they turned away from idolatry
2 Chronicles 15:14-15; 2 Chronicles 23:18; 2 Chronicles 23:21; 2 Chronicles 29:30; 2 Chronicles 29:36; 2 Chronicles 30:21; 2 Chronicles 30:23; 2 Chronicles 30:26


When the wall of Jerusalem was dedicated
Nehemiah 12:43


When the foundation of the second temple was laid
Ezra 3:11-13


Of David, over the offerings of the princes and people for the house of God
1 Chronicles 29:10-19

Of Jews, over the hanging of Haman
Esther 8:15-16; Esther 7:10

Of Elizabeth, when Mary visited her
Luke 1:5-44

Of Mary, when she visited Elizabeth
Luke 1:46-56

Of Zecharias, when John was born
Luke 1:67-79

Of angels, when Jesus was born
Luke 2:13-14

Of the shepherds, when they saw the infant Jesus
Luke 2:20

Of the magi
Matthew 2:10

Of Simeon, when Jesus was presented in the temple
Luke 2:28-32

Of the disciples, because the devils were subject to them
Luke 10:17

Of the father, when his prodigal son returns
Luke 15:20-32

Of angels, when sinners repent
Luke 15:7; Luke 15:10

Of the disciples, when Jesus triumphantly entered Jerusalem
Matthew 21:8-9; Mark 11:8-10

Of the women who returned from the Lord's sepulcher
Matthew 28:8

Of the disciples:

After the resurrection of Jesus
Luke 24:41


In the temple after the ascension of Jesus
Luke 24:53


In the temple because they had received the gift of the Holy Ghost
Acts 2:46-47


Of the impotent man, healed by Peter
Acts 3:8

Of Paul, when he went up to Jerusalem
Acts 20:22-24

Of Paul and Silas, in the jail at Philippi
Acts 16:25

Of Rhoda, when she heard Peter at the gate
Acts 12:14

Of the disciples at Jerusalem, when Peter told them about the conversion of Cornelius and other Gentiles
Acts 11:18

Of Barnabas, when he saw the success of the gospel at Antioch
Acts 11:22-23

Of Paul and the Corinthians, because the excommunicated member repented
2 Corinthians 1:24; 2 Corinthians 2:3

Of Paul and Titus, because of the hospitality of the Corinthians
2 Corinthians 7:13; 2 Corinthians 8:6; Romans 15:32; 1 Corinthians 16:18

Of the Macedonians, when they made a contribution for the Christians at Jerusalem
2 Corinthians 8:2

Of Paul, when he prayed for the Philippians
Philippians 1:4

Of Thessalonians, when they believed Paul's gospel
1 Thessalonians 1:6

Of Paul, rejoicing over his converts
1 Thessalonians 2:19-20; 1 Thessalonians 3:9; Philippians 1:7

Of early Christians, when they believed in Jesus
1 Peter 1:8-9

Of the wicked
Job 20:5; Proverbs 14:13; Proverbs 15:21; Ecclesiastes 2:10; Ecclesiastes 7:6; Ecclesiastes 11:8-9; Isaiah 16:10; James 4:9
Happiness; Praise; Thanksgiving


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Joy

JOY, noun

1. The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; that excitement of pleasurable feelings which is caused by success, good fortune, the gratification of desire or some good possessed, or by a rational prospect of possessing what we love or desire; gladness; exultation; exhilaration of spirits.

JOY is a delight of the mind, from the consideration of the present or assured approaching possession of a good.

Bring heavenly balm to heal my country's wounds,

JOY to my soul and transport to my lay.

2. Gayety; mirth; festivity.

The roofs with joy resound.

3. Happiness; felicity.

Her heavenly form beheld, all wished her joy

4. A glorious and triumphant state.

--Who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross. Hebrews 12:2.

5. The cause of joy or happiness.

For ye are our glory and joy 1 Thessalonians 2:19.

6. A term of fondness; the cause of you.

JOY, verb intransitive To rejoice; to be glad; to exult.

I will joy in the God of my salvation. Habakkuk 3:18.

JOY, verb transitive To give joy to; to congratulate; to entertain kindly.

1. To gladden; to exhilarate.

My soul was joyed in vain.

2. To enjoy; to have or possess with pleasure, or to have pleasure in the possession of. [Little used. See Enjoy.]