Scriptures of Joy

Nehemiah 8:10 “…the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Psalm 35:27 “Let them shout for joy and be glad, who favor my righteous cause; and let them say continually, “Let the Lord be magnified, who has pleasure in the prosperity of His servant.”

Psalms 16:11 “You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” 

Psalms 30:5 “…Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” 

Psalms 32:11 “Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous; and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!” 

Psalm 65:13 “The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered with grain; they shout for joy, they also sing.”

Psalm 51:12 “Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me by your generous Spirit.”

Psalms 132:9 “Let your priests be clothed with righteousness, and let your saints shout for joy.”

Psalm 105:43 “He brought out His people with joy…” 

Psalm 126:5 “Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy.” 


Jeremiah 31:13 “…For I will turn their mourning to joy…”

Ecclesiastes 2:26 “For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good in His Sight…” 

Isaiah 12:3 “Therefore with joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.” 

Isaiah 35:10 “And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with singing, with everlasting joy on their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.” 

Matthew 25:21 “…Enter into the joy of your lord.”

Habakkuk 3:18 “Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.”

Matthew 2:10 “When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.”

Luke 15:7 “I say to you that likewise there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance.”

John 15:11 “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.”

John 16:22 “…and your joy no one will take from you.”

John 16:20 “Most assuredly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; and you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.” 

John 16:24 “Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.”

Act 13:52 “And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.” 

Acts 20:24 “But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.”

Galatians 5:22 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness…”

Romans 14:17 “…for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” 

1 John 1:4 “And these things we write to you that your joy may be full.”

1 Thessalonians 2:20 “For you are our glory and joy.”

James 1:2 “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,…” 

3 John 1:4 “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.”