pleasure ….. mentioned in the Old Testament (KJV)


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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “pleasure”

Gen 18:12  Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying,
After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure,
my lord being old also?

Deu 23:24  When thou comest into thy neighbour’s vineyard,
then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure;
but thou shalt not put  any in thy vessel.

1Ch 29:17  I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart,
and hast pleasure in uprightness.
As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things:
and now have I seen with joy thy people,
which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.

Ezr 5:17  Now therefore, if  it seem good to the king,
let there be search made in the king’s treasure house, which  is there at Babylon,
whether it be  so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem,
and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.

Ezr 10:11  Now therefore make confession unto the LORD God of your fathers,
and do his pleasure:
and separate yourselves from the people of the land,
and from the strange wives.

Neh 9:37  And it yieldeth much increase unto the kings whom thou hast set over us because of our sins:
also they have dominion over our bodies,
and over our cattle, at their pleasure,
and we  are in great distress.

Est 1:8  And the drinking  was according to the law;
none did compel: for so the king had appointed to all the officers of his house,
that they should do according to every man’s pleasure.

Job 21:21  For what pleasure  hath he in his house after him,
when the number of his months is cut off in the midst?

Job 21:25  And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul,
and never eateth with pleasure.

Job 22:3   Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous?
or  is it gain  to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?

Job 36:11  If they obey and serve  him,
they shall spend their days in prosperity,
and their years in pleasures.

Psa 5:4  For thou  art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness:
neither shall evil dwell with thee.

Psa 16:11  Thou wilt shew me the path of life:
in thy presence  is fulness of joy;
at thy right hand  there are pleasures for evermore.

Psa 35:27  Let them shout for joy, and be glad,
that favour my righteous cause:
yea, let them say continually,
Let the LORD be magnified,
which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.

Psa 36:8  They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house;
and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.

Psa 51:18  Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion:
build thou the walls of Jerusalem.

Psa 102:14  For thy servants take pleasure in her stones,
and favour the dust thereof.

Psa 103:21  Bless ye the LORD, all  ye his hosts;
ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.

Psa 105:22  To bind his princes at his pleasure;
and teach his senators wisdom.

Psa 111:2  The works of the LORD  are great,
sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.

Psa 147:10  He delighteth not in the strength of the horse:
he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.

Psa 147:11  The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him,
in those that hope in his mercy.

Psa 149:4  For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people:
he will beautify the meek with salvation.

Pro 21:17  He that loveth pleasure  shall be a poor man:
he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Ecc 2:1  I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth,
therefore enjoy pleasure: and, behold, this also  is vanity.

Ecc 5:4  When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it;
for  he hath no pleasure in fools:
pay that which thou hast vowed.

Ecc 12:1  Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth,
while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh,
when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

Isa 21:4  My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me:
the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear unto me.

Isa 44:28  That saith of Cyrus,  He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure:
even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built;
and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.

Isa 46:10  Declaring the end from the beginning,
and from ancient times  the things that are not  yet done,
saying, My counsel shall stand,
and I will do all my pleasure:

Isa 47:8  Therefore hear now this,  thou that art given to pleasures,
that dwellest carelessly,
that sayest in thine heart, I  am,
and none else beside me;
I shall not sit  as a widow,
neither shall I know the loss of children:

Isa 48:14  All ye, assemble yourselves, and hear;
which among them hath declared these  things?
The LORD hath loved him:
he will do his pleasure on Babylon,
and his arm  shall be on the Chaldeans.

Isa 53:10  Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him;
he hath put  him to grief:
when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin,
he shall see  his seed, he shall prolong  his days,
and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.

Isa 58:3  Wherefore have we fasted,  say they, and thou seest not?
wherefore have we afflicted our soul,
and thou takest no knowledge?
Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure,
and exact all your labours.

Isa 58:13  If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath,
from doing thy pleasure on my holy day;
and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable;
and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways,
nor finding thine own pleasure,
nor speaking  thine own words:

Jer 2:24  A wild ass used to the wilderness,
that snuffeth up the wind at her pleasure;
in her occasion who can turn her away?
all they that seek her will not weary themselves;
in her month they shall find her.

Jer 22:28   Is this man Coniah a despised broken idol?
is he a vessel wherein  is no pleasure?
wherefore are they cast out, he and his seed,
and are cast into a land which they know not?

Jer 34:16  But ye turned and polluted my name,
and caused every man his servant,
and every man his handmaid,
whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return,
and brought them into subjection,
to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.

Jer 48:38   There shall be lamentation generally upon all the housetops of Moab,
and in the streets thereof:
for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein  is no pleasure, saith the LORD.

Eze 16:37  Behold, therefore I will gather all thy lovers,
with whom thou hast taken pleasure,
and all  them that thou hast loved,
with all  them that thou hast hated;
I will even gather them round about against thee,
and will discover thy nakedness unto them,
that they may see all thy nakedness.

Eze 18:23  Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord GOD:
and not that he should return from his ways, and live?

Eze 18:32  For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD:
wherefore turn  yourselves, and live ye.

Eze 33:11  Say unto them,  As I live, saith the Lord GOD,
I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked;
but that the wicked turn from his way and live:
turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways;
for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Hos 8:8  Israel is swallowed up:
now shall they be among the Gentiles as a vessel wherein  is no pleasure.

Hag 1:8  Go up to the mountain,
and bring wood,
and build the house;
and I will take pleasure in it,
and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.

Mal 1:10  Who  is there even among you that would shut the doors  for nought?
neither do ye kindle  fire on mine altar for nought.
I have no pleasure in you, saith the LORD of hosts,
neither will I accept an offering at your hand.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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