Word Study: Joy Part 2 Old Testament
JOY! in Resurrection
Isa 26:19 Your dead will live; Their corpses will rise. You who lie in the dust, awake and shout for joy, For your dew is as the dew of the dawn, And the earth will give birth to the departed spirits.
The Nations Express & Experience JOY!
Ps 67:4 Let the nations be glad and sing for joy; For Thou wilt judge the peoples with uprightness, And guide the nations on the earth. Selah.
Isa 42:11 Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voices, The settlements where Kedar inhabits. Let the inhabitants of Sela sing aloud, Let them shout for joy from the tops of the mountains.
The JOY! of Salvation
Ps 51:12 Restore to me the joy of Thy salvation, And sustain me with a willing spirit.
Ps 95:1 O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation.
Ps 105:43 And He brought forth His people with joy, His chosen ones with a joyful shout.
Ps 132:16 “Her priests also I will clothe with salvation; And her godly ones will sing aloud for joy.
Zec 2:10 “Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion; for behold I am coming and I will dwell in your midst,” declares the Lord.
The JOY! of Justice
Prv 21:15 The execution of justice is joy for the righteous, But is terror to the workers of iniquity.
The JOY! of Protection
Ps 63:7 For Thou hast been my help, And in the shadow of Thy wings I sing for joy.
JOY! is Our Desire
Ps 90:14 O satisfy us in the morning with Thy loving kindness, That we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.
JOY! in His Word and in His Promises
Ps 119:111 I have inherited Thy testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.
Prv 15:23 A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word!
Isa 61:7 Instead of your shame you will have a double portion, And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion. Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land, Everlasting joy will be theirs.
Jer 15:16 Thy words were found and I ate them, And Thy words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Thy name, O Lord God of hosts.
JOY! is Spreading the Word
Ps 126:6 He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.
Removal of Joy is Judgment
Isa 16:10 And gladness and joy are taken away from the fruitful field; In the vineyards also there will be no cries of joy or jubilant shouting, No treader treads out wine in the presses, For I have made the shouting to cease.
Isa 24:11 There is an outcry in the streets concerning the wine; All joy turns to gloom. The gaiety of the earth is banished.
Jer 48:33 “So gladness and joy are taken away From the fruitful field, even from the land of Moab. And I have made the wine to cease from the wine presses; No one will tread them with shouting, The shouting will not be shouts of joy.
Lam 2:15 All who pass along the way Clap their hands in derision at you; They hiss and shake their heads At the daughter of Jerusalem, “Is this the city of which they said, ‘The perfection of beauty, A joy to all the earth’?”
Lam 5:15 The joy of our hearts has ceased; Our dancing has been turned into mourning.
Eze 24:25 ‘As for you, son of man, will it not be on the day when I take from them their stronghold, the joy of their pride, the desire of their eyes, and their heart’s delight, their sons and their daughters
Joel 1:16 Has not food been cut off before our eyes, Gladness and joy from the house of our God?