A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips with shouting.
Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.”
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
“Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.”
Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.
All the days of the afflicted are evil, but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast.
Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.
And Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh over me.”
He who sits in the heavens laughs; the Lord holds them in derision.
But the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he sees that his day is coming.
But you, O Lord, laugh at them; you hold all the nations in derision.
Bread is made for laughter, and wine gladdens life, and money answers everything.
You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
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.’
Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.
Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.
And they laughed at him. But he put them all outside and took the child's father and mother and those who were with him and went in where the child was.
He said, “Go away, for the girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him.
The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!”
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