Verses with the word joy in the Apocrypha (43 verses):
1 Esdras 5:64
But many with trumpets and joy shouted with loud voice,
2 Esdras 2:19
And as many fountains flowing with milk and honey, and seven mighty mountains, whereupon there grow roses and lilies, whereby I will fill thy children with joy.
2 Esdras 7:61
That there should not be such heaviness in their destruction, as shall be joy over them that are persuaded to salvation.
Be of good comfort, my daughter; the Lord of heaven and earth give thee joy for this thy sorrow: be of good comfort, my daughter.
Thou art to be praised because thou hast had mercy of two that were the only begotten children of their fathers: grant them mercy, O Lord, and finish their life in health with joy and mercy.
But Tobias gave thanks before them, because God had mercy on him. And when he came near to Sara his daughter in law, he blessed her, saying, Thou art welcome, daughter: God be blessed, which hath brought thee unto us, and blessed be thy father and thy mother. And there was joy among all his brethren which were at Nineve.
And Tobias' wedding was kept seven days with great joy.
Give praise to the Lord, for he is good: and praise the everlasting King, that his tabernacle may be builded in thee again with joy, and let him make joyful there in thee those that are captives, and love in thee for ever those that are miserable.
Many nations shall come from far to the name of the Lord God with gifts in their hands, even gifts to the King of heaven; all generations shall praise thee with great joy.
Then said Judith unto him, Who am I now, that I should gainsay my lord? surely whatsoever pleaseth him I will do speedily, and it shall be my joy unto the day of my death.
Then my afflicted shouted for joy, and my weak ones cried aloud; but they were astonished: these lifted up their voices, but they were overthrown.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:16
After I am come into mine house, I will repose myself with her: for her conversation hath no bitterness; and to live with her hath no sorrow, but mirth and joy.
The fear of the Lord maketh a merry heart, and giveth joy, and gladness, and a long life.
A patient man will tear for a time, and afterward joy shall spring up unto him.
Ye that fear the Lord, hope for good, and for everlasting joy and mercy.
Whoso honoureth his father shall have joy of his own children; and when he maketh his prayer, he shall be heard.
He that loveth her loveth life; and they that seek to her early shall be filled with joy.
For at the last thou shalt find her rest, and that shall be turned to thy joy.
Thou shalt put her on as a robe of honour, and shalt put her about thee as a crown of joy.
He shall find joy and a crown of gladness, and she shall cause him to inherit an everlasting name.
There be nine things which I have judged in mine heart to be happy, and the tenth I will utter with my tongue: A man that hath joy of his children; and he that liveth to see the fall of his enemy:
He that loveth his son causeth him oft to feel the rod, that he may have joy of him in the end.
He that chastiseth his son shall have joy in him, and shall rejoice of him among his acquaintance.
There is no riches above a sound body, and no joy above the joy of the heart.
I will cause to cease out of the cites of Judah, and from without Jerusalem, the voice of mirth, and the voice of joy, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride: and the whole land shall be desolate of inhabitants.
With joy did I nourish them; but sent them away with weeping and mourning.
For my hope is in the Everlasting, that he will save you; and joy is come unto me from the Holy One, because of the mercy which shall soon come unto you from the Everlasting our Saviour.
For I sent you out with mourning and weeping: but God will give you to me again with joy and gladness for ever.
For he that hath brought these plagues upon you shall bring you everlasting joy with your salvation.
O Jerusalem, look about thee toward the east, and behold the joy that cometh unto thee from God.
For God shall lead Israel with joy in the light of his glory with the mercy and righteousness that cometh from him.
Additions to Esther 10:13
Therefore those days shall be unto them in the month Adar, the fourteenth and fifteenth day of the same month, with an assembly, and joy, and with gladness before God, according to the generations for ever among his people.
Additions to Esther 13:17
Hear my prayer, and be merciful unto thine inheritance: turn our sorrow into joy, that we may live, O Lord, and praise thy name: and destroy not the mouths of them that praise thee, O Lord.
Additions to Esther 14:2
And laid away her glorious apparel, and put on the garments of anguish and mourning: and instead of precious ointments, she covered her head with ashes and dung, and she humbled her body greatly, and all the places of her joy she filled with her torn hair.
Additions to Esther 14:18
Neither had thine handmaid any joy since the day that I was brought hither to this present, but in thee, O Lord God of Abraham.
Additions to Esther 16:21
For Almighty God hath turned to joy unto them the day, wherein the chosen people should have perished.
1 Maccabees 3:45
Now Jerusalem lay void as a wilderness, there was none of her children that went in or out: the sanctuary also was trodden down, and aliens kept the strong hold; the heathen had their habitation in that place; and joy was taken from Jacob, and the pipe with the harp ceased.
1 Maccabees 5:23
And those that were in Galilee, and in Arbattis, with their wives and their children, and all that they had, took he away with him, and brought them into Judea with great joy.
1 Maccabees 5:54
So they went up to mount Sion with joy and gladness, where they offered burnt offerings, because not one of them were slain until they had returned in peace.
1 Maccabees 14:11
He made peace in the land, and Israel rejoiced with great joy:
2 Maccabees 3:30
But they praised the Lord, that had miraculously honoured his own place: for the temple; which a little afore was full of fear and trouble, when the Almighty Lord appeared, was filled with joy and gladness.
2 Maccabees 9:19
Antiochus, king and governor, to the good Jews his citizens wisheth much joy, health, and prosperity:
2 Maccabees 15:28
Now when the battle was done, returning again with joy, they knew that Nicanor lay dead in his harness.