8288 joy, of Israel

8288 joy, of Israel

Joy is characteristic of Israel’s corporate worship, especially the great festivals.

Joy expressed in and through Israel’s life of worship

Ps 100:1-4 See also Nu 10:10; Dt 27:6-7; Ps 98:4-6; Ps 132:6-9; Ps 149:2-5; Isa 30:29; Zec 8:19 Feast of Tabernacles: Lev 23:39-41; Dt 16:13-15 Hezekiah celebrates the Passover: 2Ch 30:21-23,26-27

Joy expressed by the individual as a result of faith

Ps 16:8-9; Ps 28:7 See also Job 6:10; Job 33:26; Ps 5:11; Ps 21:1; Ps 71:23; Ps 92:4; Ps 104:34; Ps 119:14,174; Pr 10:28; Isa 61:10

Joy experienced by the nation as the people of God

Ps 20:5; Isa 51:11; Jer 31:12-13 See also Dt 26:11; Ps 53:6; Ps 105:43; Ps 145:7

Joy predicted in prophetic assurances of restoration and blessing Isa 51:3 See also Isa 52:8-9; Isa 55:12; Isa 60:4-5; Isa 66:10-11; Jer 30:18-19; Jer 31:4,7; Joel 2:21-23; Zep 3:14; Zec 9:9

Joy at times of national celebration

The anointing of kings 1Ki 1:39-40 See also 1Ch 29:21-22; 2Ch 23:12-13

The consecration of the temple 1Ki 8:64-66 pp 2Ch 7:1-10 See also 1Ch 29:9,17

Consecration of the temple in the reign of King Hezekiah 2Ch 29:36

Deliverance of the Jews through Queen Esther Est 8:15-17 See also Est 9:20-22

The rebuilding of the temple and Jerusalem Ezr 6:16 See also Ezr 3:10-13; Ezr 6:22; Ne 3:16-17; Ne 12:27

Other nations encouraged to share Israel’s joy

Ps 47:1; Isa 24:14-16 See also Dt 32:43; Ps 66:1-2; Ps 67:4; Isa 42:10-11; Jer 51:48

See also

5420music
7354feasts and festivals
7467temple, Solomon’s
8622worship
8642celebration
8664praise
8676thanksgiving

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