My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
Thou hast multiplied the nation, and not increased the joy: they joy before thee according to the joy in harvest, and as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory: Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.
I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the Lord is your strength.
And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.
Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.
And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the Lord.
And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
†Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.