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40 Bible Verses About Being Happy and Enjoying Life

Here are 40 Bible verses about being happy and enjoying life from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Luke 12:19 KJV

And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

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Ecclesiastes 5:19 KJV

Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.

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Ecclesiastes 2:10 KJV

And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour.

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Ecclesiastes 3:13 KJV

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.

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Psalms 128:2 KJV

For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

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Ecclesiastes 2:3 KJV

I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.

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Philippians 4:4 KJV

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.

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Proverbs 9:11 KJV

For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.

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Ecclesiastes 2:1 KJV

I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure: and, behold, this also is vanity.

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Nehemiah 8:10 KJV

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

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Ecclesiastes 3:12 KJV

I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.

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Philippians 1:11 KJV

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

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Ecclesiastes 9:9 KJV

Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun.

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Ephesians 6:3 KJV

That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

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Ecclesiastes 5:20 KJV

For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.

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Ecclesiastes 11:9 KJV

Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.

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Ecclesiastes 2:25 KJV

For who can eat, or who else can hasten hereunto, more than I?

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Ecclesiastes 10:19 KJV

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

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Ecclesiastes 6:6 KJV

Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?

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Psalms 34:12 KJV

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?

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Psalms 16:11 KJV

Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

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Ecclesiastes 6:12 KJV

For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?

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Ecclesiastes 3:22 KJV

Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

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Ecclesiastes 12:1 KJV

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

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Ecclesiastes 11:8 KJV

But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.

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Ecclesiastes 2:24 KJV

There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.

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Ecclesiastes 6:2 KJV

A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

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Ecclesiastes 7:14 KJV

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

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Ecclesiastes 9:7 KJV

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.

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Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.

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Isaiah 65:22 KJV

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

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Psalms 39:13 KJV

O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.

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Ecclesiastes 9:8 KJV

Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment.

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Proverbs 5:18 KJV

Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.

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1 Peter 3:10 KJV

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

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Ecclesiastes 5:18 KJV

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

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Psalms 128:6 KJV

Yea, thou shalt see thy children’s children, and peace upon Israel.

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Luke 12:20 KJV

But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?

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Ecclesiastes 6:3 KJV

If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.

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Isaiah 65:17 KJV

For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

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