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Want to know what the Bible says about Joy? Here are 405 Bible verses about Joy from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Romans 15:13 NIV
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
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Romans 12:12 NIV
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
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Philippians 4:4 NIV
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
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James 1:2 NIV
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,
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Galatians 5:22 NIV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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John 16:24 NIV
Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.
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Psalm 16:11 NIV
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.
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Proverbs 17:22 NIV
A cheerful heart is good medicine,
    but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
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John 16:22 NIV
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.
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Romans 14:17 NIV
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit,
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Psalm 30:5 NIV
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.
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John 15:11 NIV
I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.
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Psalm 118:24 NIV
The Lord has done it this very day;
    let us rejoice today and be glad.
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1 Peter 1:8 NIV
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,
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Nehemiah 8:10 NIV
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.”
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1 Peter 1:8-9 NIV
8 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, 9 for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
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James 1:2-4 NIV
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
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Psalm 4:7 NIV
Fill my heart with joy
    when their grain and new wine abound.
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Proverbs 10:28 NIV
The prospect of the righteous is joy,
    but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.
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Galatians 5:22-23 NIV
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
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405 Bible Verses about Joy

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