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114 Bible Verses about Laughing

Here are 114 Bible verses about laughing from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Proverbs 17:22 KJV

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

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Ecclesiastes 2:2 KJV

I said of laughter, It is mad: and of mirth, What doeth it?

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Luke 6:21 KJV

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

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Genesis 21:6 KJV

And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.

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Proverbs 31:25 KJV

Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

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Genesis 18:13 KJV

And the Lord said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

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Psalm 126:2 KJV

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them.

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Ecclesiastes 3:4 KJV

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

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Job 8:21 KJV

Till he fill thy mouth with laughing, and thy lips with rejoicing.

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Genesis 18:15 KJV

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

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Ecclesiastes 7:6 KJV

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

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Matthew 9:24 KJV

He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

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Psalm 2:4 KJV

He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

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Job 5:22 KJV

At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth.

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Psalm 126:2 KJV

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them.

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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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Mark 5:40 KJV

And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was lying.

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Psalm 30:11 KJV

Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;

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Luke 8:53 KJV

And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.

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Psalm 37:13 KJV

The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

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Job 9:23 KJV

If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent.

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Proverbs 15:13 KJV

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

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James 5:13 KJV

Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

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Job 39:18 KJV

What time she lifteth up herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.

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Psalm 42:5 KJV

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

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Job 22:19 KJV

The righteous see it, and are glad: and the innocent laugh them to scorn.

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Proverbs 14:13 KJV

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.

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Job 41:29 KJV

Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear.

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Psalm 65:12-13 KJV

They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.

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Proverbs 15:15 KJV

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.

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Psalm 2:4 KJV

He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

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Psalm 52:6 KJV

The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him:

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Psalm 96:12 KJV

Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice

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Psalm 22:7 KJV

All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

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Ephesians 5:4 KJV

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

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Matthew 25:21 KJV

His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

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Habakkuk 1:10 KJV

And they shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a scorn unto them: they shall deride every strong hold; for they shall heap dust, and take it.

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Psalm 98:4 KJV

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.

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Psalm 37:13 KJV

The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

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Isaiah 55:12 KJV

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

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Psalm 52:6 KJV

The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him:

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Psalm 59:8 KJV

But thou, O Lord, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

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Psalm 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 12:4 KJV

I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.

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Psalm 59:8 KJV

But thou, O Lord, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

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Psalm 80:6 KJV

Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves.

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Psalm 32:11 KJV

Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.

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Proverbs 1:26 KJV

I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;

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Proverbs 29:9 KJV

If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

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Psalm 4:7 KJV

Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

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Philippians 4:4 KJV

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

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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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Genesis 21:4-20 KJV

And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had commanded him. And Abraham was an hundred years old, when his son Isaac was born unto him. And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me. And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in his old age. And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned. And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had born unto Abraham, mocking. Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac. And the thing was very grievous in Abraham’s sight because of…

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Luke 6:25 KJV

Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

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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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Jeremiah 51:39 KJV

In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the Lord.

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Jeremiah 31:13 KJV

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

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Matthew 2:10 KJV

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

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Luke 1:14 KJV

And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Jeremiah 33:11 KJV

The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise the Lord of hosts: for the Lord is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: and of them that shall bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord. For I will cause to return the captivity of the land, as at the first, saith the Lord.

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James 4:9 KJV

Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

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Luke 2:10 KJV

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

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Nehemiah 2:19 KJV

But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?

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Psalm 1 KJV

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

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2 Chronicles 30:10 KJV

So the posts passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto Zebulun: but they laughed them to scorn, and mocked them.

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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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Genesis 17:17 KJV

Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

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1 Peter 1:8 KJV

Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

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Psalm 22:7-8 KJV

All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, He trusted on the Lord that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.

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1 Peter 4:13 KJV

But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.

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Ecclesiastes 7:3 KJV

Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.

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Psalm 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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Habakkuk 3:18 KJV

Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

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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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Psalm 118:24 KJV

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

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Proverbs 16:24 KJV

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

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Romans 12:15 KJV

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

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Psalm 47:1 KJV

O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

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2 Timothy 1:7-10 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began, But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel:

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Genesis 18:12 KJV

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

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Proverbs 11:22 KJV

As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

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Romans 12:9 KJV

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

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Revelation 1:1-20 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John: Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw. Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand. John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne; And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that…

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1 Kings 18:27 KJV

And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.

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Proverbs 16:20 KJV

He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he.

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Romans 15:13 KJV

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

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Luke 7:34 KJV

The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

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Proverbs 26:19 KJV

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

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Genesis 1:1-31 KJV

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day. And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning…

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1 Corinthians 1:27-29 KJV

But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence.

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Exodus 32:1-35 KJV

And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him. And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me. And all the people brake off the golden earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron. And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt…

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1 Corinthians 2:14-15 KJV

But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.

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Isaiah 26:3 KJV

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

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Luke 6:45 KJV

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Esther 5:1-14 KJV

Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel, and stood in the inner court of the king’s house, over against the king’s house: and the king sat upon his royal throne in the royal house, over against the gate of the house. And it was so, when the king saw Esther the queen standing in the court, that she obtained favour in his sight: and the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre that was in his hand. So Esther drew near, and touched the top of the sceptre. Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be even given thee to the half of the kingdom. And Esther answered, If it seem good unto the king, let the king and Haman come this day unto the banquet that I have…

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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John 3:16-17 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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Numbers 22:28-30 KJV

And the Lord opened the mouth of the ass, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times? And Balaam said unto the ass, Because thou hast mocked me: I would there were a sword in mine hand, for now would I kill thee. And the ass said unto Balaam, Am not I thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever since I was thine unto this day? was I ever wont to do so unto thee? and he said, Nay.

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1 Thessalonians 5:6 KJV

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

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Psalm 37:4 KJV

Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

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Colossians 3:8 KJV

But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

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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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Matthew 5:16 KJV

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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Proverbs 3:35 KJV

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

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1 Samuel 3:1 KJV

And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli. And the word of the Lord was precious in those days; there was no open vision.

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1 Corinthians 2:9 KJV

But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.

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Matthew 23:33 KJV

Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

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Daniel 3:1-30 KJV

Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits: he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the princes, the governors, and the captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the image which Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up. Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up. Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages, That at what time ye hear the sound…

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Proverbs 16:22 KJV

Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.

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Psalm 28:7 KJV

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.

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