25 Bible Verses About Happiness (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Happiness (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Happiness
4 Delight yourself in the LORD,
and he will give you the desires of your heart.
12 I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be joyful and to do good as long as they live;
4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.
2 “Behold, God is my salvation;
I will trust, and will not be afraid;
for the LORD GOD is my strength and my song,
and he has become my salvation.”
13 Blessed is the one who finds wisdom,
and the one who gets understanding,
14 for the gain from her is better than gain from silver
and her profit better than gold.
15 She is more precious than jewels,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.
16 Long life is in her right hand;
in her left hand are riches and honor.
17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
and all her paths are peace.
18 She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her;
those who hold her fast are called blessed.
13 Even in laughter the heart may ache,
and the end of joy may be grief.
3 With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.
7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
1 Peter 3:14
14 But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled,
13 also that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all his toil—this is God’s gift to man.
3 Trust in the LORD, and do good;
dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.
2 Corinthians 12:10
10 For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
17 “Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves;
therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.
18 For he wounds, but he binds up;
he shatters, but his hands heal.
19 He will deliver you from six troubles;
in seven no evil shall touch you.
20 In famine he will redeem you from death,
and in war from the power of the sword.
21 You shall be hidden from the lash of the tongue,
and shall not fear destruction when it comes.
22 At destruction and famine you shall laugh,
and shall not fear the beasts of the earth.
23 For you shall be in league with the stones of the field,
and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with you.
24 You shall know that your tent is at peace,
and you shall inspect your fold and miss nothing.
25 You shall know also that your offspring shall be many,
and your descendants as the grass of the earth.
26 You shall come to your grave in ripe old age,
like a sheaf gathered up in its season.
27 Behold, this we have searched out; it is true.
Hear, and know it for your good.”
20 Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good,
and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
1 Peter 4:12
12 Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
11 You make known to me the path of life;
in your presence there is fullness of joy;
at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
22 A joyful heart is good medicine,
but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
8 I delight to do your will, O my God;
your law is within my heart.”
1 Peter 4:13
13 But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.
15 Blessed are the people to whom such blessings fall!
Blessed are the people whose God is the LORD!
1 John 3:18
18 Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.
13 A glad heart makes a cheerful face,
but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.
14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider: God has made the one as well as the other, so that man may not find out anything that will be after him.