Scriptures on Joy

Scriptures on Joy

Scriptures on Joy

If you want to know what Scripture says about joy, some good Bible verses are listed below.

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Proverbs 15:30

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, And a good report makes the bones healthy.

Psalm 16:11

You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!

Psalm 5:11

But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them; Let those also who love Your name Be joyful in You.

1 John 1:4

And these things we write to you that your joy may be full.

1 Peter 4:13

But rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.

Romans 14:17

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

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 16:22-24

Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take from you. And in that day you will ask Me nothing. Most assuredly, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you. Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.


Scriptural Books on Joy

Here are some helpful books for learning more about what Scripture teaches on the topic of joy. Click on a book below to see pricing and reviews.

Surprised by Joy
Seven Things that Steal Your Joy
Created for Joy
The 4:8 Principles