I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

  John 16:33 ESV 
I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”                            
Nehemiah 8:9-18 ESV 
And Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, “This day is holy to the Lord your God; do not mourn or weep.” For all the people wept as they heard the words of the Law. Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” So the Levites calmed all the people, saying, “Be quiet, for this day is holy; do not be grieved.” And all the people went their way to eat and drink and to send portions and to make great rejoicing, because they had understood the words that were declared to them. On the second day the heads of fathers’ houses of all the people, with the priests and the Levites, came together to Ezra the scribe in order to study the words of the Law. 
Romans 5:11 ESV 
More than that, we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.
Psalm 100:1 ESV 
A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth!
Jude 1:24 ESV 
Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy,
Acts 13:52 ESV
And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
2 Corinthians 8:2 ESV 
For in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.
Luke 1:47 ESV 
And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,
Matthew 2:10 ESV
When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
Acts 2:28 ESV 
You have made known to me the paths of life; you will make me full of gladness with your presence.’
Psalm 30:11 ESV 
You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,
1 Thessalonians 1:6 ESV 
And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,
Psalm 70:4 ESV 
May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you! May those who love your salvation say evermore, “God is great!”
Psalm 97:11 ESV 
Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart.
Jeremiah 15:16 ESV 
Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.
2 Corinthians 1:24 ESV 
Not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, for you stand firm in your faith.
Jeremiah 33:6 ESV
Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security.
Acts 16:25 ESV 
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,
Psalm 51:12 ESV 
Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.
Nehemiah 12:43 ESV 
And they offered great sacrifices that day and rejoiced, for God had made them rejoice with great joy; the women and children also rejoiced. And the joy of Jerusalem was heard far away.
Matthew 25:21 ESV 
His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Isaiah 12:1-6 ESV 
You will say in that day: “I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, that you might comfort me. “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.” With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. “Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth. …
Ecclesiastes 2:26 ESV 
For to the one who pleases him God has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he has given the business of gathering and collecting, only to give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.
John 17:13 ESV 
But now I am coming to you, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
2 Corinthians 12:10 ESV 
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.
Psalm 100:2 ESV 
Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!
Job 8:21 ESV 
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips with shouting.
Ezra 6:22 ESV 
And they kept the Feast of Unleavened Bread seven days with joy, for the Lord had made them joyful and had turned the heart of the king of Assyria to them, so that he aided them in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.
Isaiah 29:19 ESV 
The meek shall obtain fresh joy in the Lord, and the poor among mankind shall exult in the Holy One of Israel.
Proverbs 19:23 ESV 
The fear of the Lord leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm.
Psalm 104:34 ESV
May my meditation be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the Lord.
Habakkuk 3:17-19 ESV 
Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God of my salvation. God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer’s; he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments.
2 Corinthians 6:10 ESV 
As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything.
2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV 
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
Ecclesiastes 8:15 ESV 
And I commend joy, for man has no good thing under the sun but to eat and drink and be joyful, for this will go with him in his toil through the days of his life that God has given him under the sun.
Hebrews 12:2 ESV 
Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
Philippians 1:4 ESV 
Always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy,
Zephaniah 3:17 ESV 
The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.
Psalm 19:8 ESV 
The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;
Nehemiah 8:10 ESV 
Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

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