Proverbs 27:9

  • Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one’s friend springs from his earnest counsel.
    Proverbs 27:8-10 (in Context) Proverbs 27 (Whole Chapter)
  • Proverbs 27:11
    Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
    Proverbs 27:10-12 (in Context) Proverbs 27 (Whole Chapter)
  • Proverbs 29:3
    A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
    Proverbs 29:2-4 (in Context) Proverbs 29 (Whole Chapter)
  • Ecclesiastes 8:15
    So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothing is better for a man under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany him in his work all the days of the life God has given him under the sun.
    Ecclesiastes 8:14-16 (in Context) Ecclesiastes 8 (Whole Chapter)
  • Ecclesiastes 9:7
    Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for it is now that God favors what you do.
    Ecclesiastes 9:6-8 (in Context) Ecclesiastes 9 (Whole Chapter)
  • Ecclesiastes 11:9
    Be happy, young man, while you are young, and let your heart give you joy in the days of your youth. Follow the ways of your heart and whatever your eyes see, but know that for all these things God will bring you to judgment.
    Ecclesiastes 11:8-10 (in Context) Ecclesiastes 11 (Whole Chapter)
  • Isaiah 9:3
    You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when dividing the plunder.

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    2 thoughts on “Hope

    1. Tishrei says:

      Proverbs really is a great book of wisdom on how we should live our lives. It’s like a parent bringing up their child and imparting words of wisdom to their children.

      Proverbs is not a book of doctrine but a book full of wisdom for living right.

    2. Margaret says:


      It’s quite something how we all want joy in our lives — and yet we rob our own selves of true joy by being disobedient to all of God’s ways meant to bring us joy…. Go figure…. We are a puzzle.


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