41 Bible Verses About Happiness and Strength

Bible verses about happiness and strength

When the topics of Happiness and strength are raised, many questions run through the mind of someone who doesn’t know Jesus Christ or whose faith is not rooted in Jesus Christ. How do I stay happy and strengthened? What is the source of Happiness and strength? Is it from God, wealth, or health? 

It is pertinent to provide answers to a naive or ignorant mind. Everlasting Happiness and unwavering strength are from God, the creator of the Universe, and genuine Happiness and power are in his Son, Jesus Christ.

In as much as people look for Happiness and strength from other sources like sin, work, social media, money, hobbies, and so on, God is proven to be the most reliable source, while other sources are fleeting and transient.

Believers of God are at liberty to access God’s unending Happiness and strength. They should rejoice for the love of Christ in those dimensions. God has provided the right path of access through the Scriptures and the knowledge of the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Through this perfect will, we can obtain Happiness and strength. This is a unique privilege, and the essence of this article is providing Bible Verses about finding true Happiness and getting lasting strength.

Bible Verses About Happiness and Strength

Seeking Happiness and strength from the wrong sources will make one feel more downtrodden and miserable. Making Jesus Christ the only trustworthy source will enliven our ways.

If you hope for and believe in true Happiness and lasting strength, you must rest upon the Lord with these impactful Bible Verses.

Proverbs 10:28

“The hope of the righteous will be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.”

Proverbs 10_28

Romans 15:13 (ESV)

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

Romans 15_13 (ESV)

James 1:2-3 (ESV)

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.

James 1_2-3 (ESV) (2)

Isaiah 9:3 (ESV)

You have multiplied the nation and increased its joy; they rejoice before You according to the joy of harvest, as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.

Isaiah 9_3 (ESV) (1)

Proverbs 10:28 (ESV)

The hope of the righteous will be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.

Proverbs 10_28 (ESV) (2)

Ecclesiastes 9:7 (ESV)

Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God has already accepted your works.

Ecclesiastes 9_7 (ESV)

Hebrews 12:1-2 (ESV)

Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 12_1-2 (ESV)

Psalm 30:5 (ESV)

For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

John 16:24 (ESV)

Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

Psalm 34:8 (ESV)

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him!

Proverbs 16:20 (ESV)

He who heeds the word wisely will find good, and whoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.

Ecclesiastes 2:24 (ESV)

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

Psalm 144:15 (ESV)

Happy are the people whose God is the LORD!

Psalm 16:11 (ESV)

You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Proverbs 29:18 (ESV)

Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but happy is he who keeps the law.

Romans 5:1-2 (ESV)

Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Philippians 4:4 (ESV)

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!

Matthew 5:9 (ESV)

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Matthew 5:4 (ESV)

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

James 4:2 (ESV)

You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask.

Matthew 25:21 (ESV)

His lord said to him, “Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.”

Ecclesiastes 2:26 (ESV)

For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good in His sight; but to the sinner He gives the work of gathering and collecting, that he may give to him who is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping for the wind.

Psalm 37:4 (ESV)

Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.

1 Peter 3:14 (ESV)

But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed. “And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.”

Psalms 126:5 (ESV)

Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Isaiah 35:10 (ESV)

And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Nehemiah 8:10 (ESV)

The joy of the Lord is your strength.

Romans 14:17 (ESV)

For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Peter 1:8-9 (ESV)

Whom having not seen you love. Though now you do not see Him, yet believing, you rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, receiving the end of your faith—the salvation of your souls.

John 15:11(ESV)

These things have I spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.

Philippians 4:11-13 (ESV)

Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

1 Chronicles 16:27 (ESV)

Honor and majesty are before Him; strength and gladness are in His place.

Romans 12:15 (ESV)

Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.

1 Timothy 6:6-8 (ESV)

Now godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.

James 5:13 (ESV)

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms.

Psalm 128:2 (KJV)

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

Proverbs 29:18 (NLT)

“Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.”

Proverbs 14:21(NLT)

“He who despises his neighbor sins; But he who has mercy on the poor, happy is he.”

Proverbs 16:20 (NLT)

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

Isaiah 52:7 (NLT)

“How delightful on the mountains Are the feet of one who brings good news, Who announces peace And brings good news of happiness, Who announces salvation, And says to Zion, “Your God reigns!”

Psalm 19:8 (NLT)

“The commandments of the LORD are right, bringing joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are clear, giving insight for living.”



Worldly possession and other things we feel might give us succor will never provide genuine Happiness and strength; instead, they will kill us. These things will become obstacles in the quest for the Happiness and strength of God.

Some wealthy people are the saddest and are often plagued with ongoing health issues. People might appear happy in photos and seem strong among people, but their strength and Happiness fade out when they are alone.

We hope these Bible Verses have helped you fill the loneliness in your heart and fill in strength. Continue dwelling on the power of God in your pursuit of Happiness and strength.


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