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92 Bible Verses About Delight

Here are 92 Bible verses about delight from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Psalms 37:4 KJV

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

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Psalms 37:11 KJV

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

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Job 22:23-26 KJV

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles. Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks. Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver. For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God.

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Zephaniah 3:17 KJV

The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

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Psalms 1:2 KJV

But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

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Psalms 18:19 KJV

He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

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Psalms 43:3-5 KJV

O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.

Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

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Isaiah 42:1 KJV

Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.

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Psalms 37:10-11 KJV

For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

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Jeremiah 9:24 KJV

But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

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Isaiah 58:14 KJV

Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

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Psalms 119:92-93 KJV

Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.

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Psalms 40:6-8 KJV

Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.

Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

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Psalms 119:24 KJV

Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

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Micah 7:18 KJV

Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.

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Psalms 119:14-16 KJV

I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.

I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.

I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

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Psalms 40:8 KJV

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

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Luke 15:10 KJV

Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

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Matthew 6:24 KJV

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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Isaiah 65:25 KJV

The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent’s meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.

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Isaiah 61:1 KJV

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

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Isaiah 58:13-14 KJV

If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

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Psalms 51:15-17 KJV

O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise.

For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering.

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

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John 4:24 KJV

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

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John 3:16 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Luke 14:12-14 KJV

Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee. But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

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Psalms 119:77 KJV

Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.

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Psalms 119:33-35 KJV

ה HE.

Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

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Acts 4:32-35 KJV

And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common. And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all. Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, And laid them down at the apostles’ feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.

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Psalms 149:4 KJV

For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

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Psalms 119:174 KJV

I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.

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Psalms 119:69-70 KJV

The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.

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Psalms 62:4 KJV

They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.

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1 Samuel 15:22 KJV

And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

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Genesis 34:19 KJV

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob’s daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.

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Philippians 4:4 KJV

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

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Romans 7:22 KJV

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

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Matthew 23:15 KJV

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.

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Matthew 5:17-19 KJV

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

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Matthew 3:17 KJV

And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

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Hosea 6:6 KJV

For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

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Proverbs 16:13 KJV

Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.

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Proverbs 8:30-31 KJV

Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him; Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.

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Psalms 147:11 KJV

The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

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Psalms 119:70 KJV

Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.

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Psalms 43:4 KJV

Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

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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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Job 22:26 KJV

For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God.

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1 Samuel 18:22 KJV

And Saul commanded his servants, saying, Commune with David secretly, and say, Behold, the king hath delight in thee, and all his servants love thee: now therefore be the king’s son in law.

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Numbers 14:8 KJV

If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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2 Peter 3:9 KJV

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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1 Timothy 6:6 KJV

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

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Romans 4:4-6 KJV

Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,

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John 15:11 KJV

These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

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John 8:29 KJV

And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.

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Luke 12:33 KJV

Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

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Matthew 4:19 KJV

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

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Jeremiah 15:16 KJV

Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.

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Isaiah 58:1 KJV

Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.

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Isaiah 54:13 KJV

And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Proverbs 12:22 KJV

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

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Proverbs 11:20 KJV

They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

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Proverbs 11:1 KJV

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

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Psalms 119:143 KJV

Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.

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Psalms 119:47 KJV

And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

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Psalms 119:16 KJV

I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

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Psalms 94:19 KJV

In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.

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Psalms 68:30 KJV

Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.

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Psalms 16:3 KJV

But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

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Psalms 16:2 KJV

O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;

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Job 34:9 KJV

For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

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Job 27:10 KJV

Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?

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Deuteronomy 21:14 KJV

And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.

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Deuteronomy 10:15 KJV

Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

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Colossians 3:16 KJV

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

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2 Corinthians 12:10 KJV

Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

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Proverbs 2:14 KJV

Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of the wicked;

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Psalms 147:10-11 KJV

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.

The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

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Psalms 147:1 KJV

Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

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Psalms 119:92 KJV

Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

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Psalms 119:35 KJV

Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

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Psalms 112:1 KJV

Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

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Psalms 63:3 KJV

Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.

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Psalms 34:8 KJV

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

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Esther 6:6 KJV

So Haman came in. And the king said unto him, What shall be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour? Now Haman thought in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honour more than to myself?

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Acts 2:38 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Psalms 119:105 KJV

נ NUN.

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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1 Samuel 2:1 KJV

And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the LORD, mine horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation.

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Deuteronomy 30:9 KJV

And the LORD thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers:

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