30 Important Bible Verses About Rejoicing

Rejoicing in the Lord is a recurring theme in scripture, emphasizing gratitude and praise even amidst trials. Here are verses that exhort us to rejoice always, finding strength and joy in God’s presence.

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Bible Verses About Rejoicing

Psalm 118:24 – The Lord Has Made This Day

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

Philippians 4:4 – Rejoice in the Lord Always

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”

James 1:2 – Consider It Pure Joy

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds.”

1 Thessalonians 5:16 – Rejoice Always

“Rejoice always.”

Psalm 5:11 – Let All Who Take Refuge in You

“But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.”

Isaiah 61:10 – I Delight Greatly in the Lord

“I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.”

Psalm 32:11 – Be Glad in the Lord and Rejoice

“Rejoice in the Lord and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!”

Psalm 13:5 – I Will Sing the Lord’s Praise

“But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing the Lord’s praise, for he has been good to me.”

1 Peter 1:8-9 – Inexpressible and Glorious Joy

“Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.”

Proverbs 17:22 – A Cheerful Heart is Good Medicine

“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”

Psalm 100:1-2 – Shout for Joy to the Lord

“Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.”

Romans 12:12 – Be Joyful in Hope

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

Psalm 16:11 – In Your Presence There is Fullness of Joy

“You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”

John 16:22 – Turn Your Grief into Joy

“So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.”

Psalm 149:2 – Let Israel Rejoice in their Maker

“Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King.”

Nehemiah 8:10 – The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength

“Nehemiah said, ‘Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.'”

Psalm 28:7 – My Heart Trusts in Him, and I Am Helped

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song, I praise him.”

Isaiah 49:13 – Burst Into Songs of Joy

“Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.”

Habakkuk 3:18 – I Will Rejoice in the Lord

“Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior.”

Psalm 30:5 – Weeping May Stay for the Night

“For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”

Psalm 47:1 – Clap Your Hands, All You Nations

“Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.”

Psalm 118:15 – Shouts of Joy and Victory

“Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: ‘The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!'”

Isaiah 12:3 – With Joy You Will Draw Water

“With joy, you will draw water from the wells of salvation.”

Psalm 47:5 – God Has Ascended Amid Shouts of Joy

“God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the Lord amid the sounding of trumpets.”

2 Corinthians 7:4 – Great is Our Boldness of Speech

“I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles, my joy knows no bounds.”

Philippians 4:10 – I Have Learned the Secret of Being Content

“I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last, you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned but had no opportunity to show it.”

Zechariah 9:9 – Rejoice Greatly, Daughter Zion

“Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”

Psalm 16:9 – My Heart is Glad and My Tongue Rejoices

“Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.”

Luke 1:47 – My Spirit Rejoices in God my Savior

“And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.”

Psalm 96:11 – Let the Heavens Rejoice and the Earth be Glad

“Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it.”

Zephaniah 3:17 – The Lord Your God is with You

“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love, he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”

Matthew 2:10 – They Were Overjoyed

“When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.”

1 Chronicles 16:10 – Let the Heart of Those Who Seek the Lord Rejoice

“Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.”

John 15:11 – I Have Told You This So That My Joy May Be in You

“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”

Psalm 68:3 – But May the Righteous be Glad and Rejoice

“But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.”

Isaiah 12:6 – Shout Aloud and Sing for Joy, People of Zion

“Shout aloud and sing for joy, people of Zion, for great is the Holy One of Israel among you.”

Psalm 47:6 – Sing Praises to God, Sing Praises

“Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises.”

Nehemiah 12:43 – They Offered Great Sacrifices, Rejoicing

“And on that day, they offered great sacrifices, rejoicing because God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The sound of rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard far away.”

Isaiah 66:10 – Rejoice with Jerusalem and Be Glad for Her

“Rejoice with Jerusalem and be glad for her, all you who love her; rejoice greatly with her, all you who mourn over her.”

Romans 14:17 – The Kingdom of God is Not a Matter of Eating and Drinking

“For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.”

Psalm 105:3 – Glory in His Holy Name

“Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.”

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – Rejoice Always, Pray Continually

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

Psalms 32:11 – Rejoice in the Lord and Be Glad

“Rejoice in the Lord and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!”

Psalm 98:4 – Shout for Joy to the Lord, All the Earth

“Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music.”

Galatians 5:22 – The Fruit of the Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.”

Psalm 33:21 – In Him Our Hearts Rejoice

“In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name.”

Psalm 92:4 – For You Make Me Glad by Your Deeds

“For you make me glad by your deeds, Lord; I sing for joy at what your hands have done.”

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