‘pleasant’ ….. found ONLY in the Old Testament (KJV)


PleasantBehold, how good and how pleasant it is
for brethren to dwell together in unity! – Psa 133:1

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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 “pleasant”.

Gen 2:9 And out of the ground made the LORD God
to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight,
and good for food;
the tree of life also in the midst of the garden,
and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Gen 3:6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food,
and that it was pleasant to the eyes,
and a tree to be desired to make one wise,
she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat,
and gave also unto her husband with her;
and he did eat.

Gen 49:15 And he saw that rest was good,
and the land that it was pleasant;
and bowed his shoulder to bear,
and became a servant unto tribute.

2Sa 1:23 Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives,
and in their death they were not divided:
they were swifter than eagles,
they were stronger than lions.

2Sa 1:26 I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan:
very pleasant hast thou been unto me:
thy love to me was wonderful,
passing the love of women.

1Ki 20:6 Yet I will send my servants unto thee
to morrow about this time,
and they shall search thine house,
and the houses of thy servants;
and it shall be, that whatsoever is pleasant in thine eyes,
they shall put it in their hand,
and take it away.

2Ki 2:19 And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Behold, I pray thee,
the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord seeth:
but the water is naught,
and the ground barren.

2Ch 32:27 And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honour:
and he made himself treasuries for silver,
and for gold,
and for precious stones,
and for spices,
and for shields,
and for all manner of pleasant jewels;

Psa 16:6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea,
I have a goodly heritage.

Psa 81:2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel,
the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

Psa 106:24 Yea, they despised the pleasant land,
they believed not his word:

Psa 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is
for brethren to dwell together in unity!

Psa 135:3 Praise the LORD;
for the LORD is good:
sing praises unto his name;
for it is pleasant.

Psa 147:1 Praise ye the LORD:
for it is good to sing praises unto our God;
for it is pleasant;
and praise is comely.

Pro 2:10 When wisdom entereth into thine heart,
and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;

Pro 3:17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
and all her paths are peace.

Pro 5:19 Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe;
let her breasts satisfy thee at all times;
and be thou ravished always with her love.

Pro 9:17 Stolen waters are sweet,
and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.

Pro 15:26 The thoughts of the wicked
are an abomination to the LORD:
but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

Pro 16:24 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb,
sweet to the soul,
and health to the bones.

Pro 22:18 For it is a pleasant thing
if thou keep them within thee;
they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

Pro 24:4 And by knowledge shall the chambers
be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

Ecc 11:7 Truly the light is sweet,
and a pleasant thing it is
for the eyes to behold the sun:

Son 1:16 Behold, thou art fair,
my beloved, yea, pleasant:
also our bed is green.

Son 4:13 Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates,
with pleasant fruits;
camphire, with spikenard,

Son 4:16 Awake, O north wind;
and come, thou south; blow upon my garden,
that the spices thereof may flow out.
Let my beloved come into his garden,
and eat his pleasant fruits.

Son 7:6 How fair and how pleasant art thou,
O love, for delights!

Son 7:13 The mandrakes give a smell,
and at our gates are all manner of pleasant fruits,
new and old,
which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.

Isa 2:16 And upon all the ships of Tarshish,
and upon all pleasant pictures.

Isa 5:7 For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel,
and the men of Judah his pleasant plant:
and he looked for judgment,
but behold oppression;
for righteousness,
but behold a cry.

Isa 13:22 And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses,
and dragons in their pleasant palaces:
and her time is near to come,
and her days shall not be prolonged.

Isa 17:10 Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation,
and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength,
therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants,
and shalt set it with strange slips:

Isa 32:12 They shall lament for the teats,
for the pleasant fields,
for the fruitful vine.

Isa 54:12 And I will make thy windows of agates,
and thy gates of carbuncles,
and all thy borders of pleasant stones.

Isa 64:11 Our holy and our beautiful house,
where our fathers praised thee,
is burned up with fire:
and all our pleasant things are laid waste.

Jer 3:19 But I said, How shall I put thee among the children,
and give thee a pleasant land,
a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said,
Thou shalt call me, My father;
and shalt not turn away from me.

Jer 12:10 Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard,
they have trodden my portion under foot,
they have made my pleasant portion
a desolate wilderness.

Jer 23:10 For the land is full of adulterers;
for because of swearing the land mourneth;
the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up,
and their course is evil,
and their force is not right.

Jer 25:34 Howl, ye shepherds,
and cry;
and wallow yourselves in the ashes,
ye principal of the flock:
for the days of your slaughter
and of your dispersions are accomplished;
and ye shall fall like a pleasant vessel.

Jer 31:20 Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child?
for since I spake against him,
I do earnestly remember him still:
therefore my bowels are troubled for him;
I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.

Lam 1:7 Jerusalem remembered in the days of her affliction
and of her miseries all her pleasant things
that she had in the days of old,
when her people fell into the hand of the enemy,
and none did help her:
the adversaries saw her,
and did mock at her sabbaths.

Lam 1:10 The adversary hath spread out his hand
upon all her pleasant things:
for she hath seen that the heathen entered into her sanctuary,
whom thou didst command that
they should not enter into thy congregation.

Lam 1:11 All her people sigh, they seek bread;
they have given their pleasant things
for meat to relieve the soul: see, O LORD,
and consider;
for I am become vile.

Lam 2:4 He hath bent his bow like an enemy:
he stood with his right hand as an adversary,
and slew all that were pleasant to the eye
in the tabernacle of the daughter of Zion:
he poured out his fury like fire.

Eze 26:12 And they shall make a spoil of thy riches,
and make a prey of thy merchandise:
and they shall break down thy walls,
and destroy thy pleasant houses:
and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber
and thy dust in the midst of the water.

Eze 33:32 And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song
of one that hath a pleasant voice,
and can play well on an instrument:
for they hear thy words,
but they do them not.

Dan 8:9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn,
which waxed exceeding great,
toward the south,
and toward the east,
and toward the pleasant land.

Dan 10:3 I ate no pleasant bread,
neither came flesh nor wine in my mouth,
neither did I anoint myself at all,
till three whole weeks were fulfilled.

Dan 11:38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces:
and a god whom his fathers knew not
shall he honour with gold, and silver,
and with precious stones,
and pleasant things.

Hos 9:6 For, lo, they are gone because of destruction:
Egypt shall gather them up,
Memphis shall bury them:
the pleasant places for their silver,
nettles shall possess them:
thorns shall be in their tabernacles.

Hos 9:13 Ephraim, as I saw Tyrus, is planted in a pleasant place:
but Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the murderer.

Hos 13:15 Though he be fruitful among his brethren,
an east wind shall come,
the wind of the LORD shall come up from the wilderness,
and his spring shall become dry,
and his fountain shall be dried up:
he shall spoil the treasure of all pleasant vessels.

Joe 3:5 Because ye have taken my silver and my gold,
and have carried into your temples
my goodly pleasant things:

Amo 5:11 Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor,
and ye take from him burdens of wheat:
ye have built houses of hewn stone,
but ye shall not dwell in them;
ye have planted pleasant vineyards,
but ye shall not drink wine of them.

Mic 2:9 The women of my people have ye cast out
from their pleasant houses;
from their children have ye taken away
my glory for ever.

Nah 2:9 Take ye the spoil of silver,
take the spoil of gold:
for there is none end of the store
and glory out of all the pleasant furniture.

Zec 7:14 But I scattered them with a whirlwind
among all the nations whom they knew not.
Thus the land was desolate after them,
that no man passed through nor returned:
for they laid the pleasant land desolate.

Mal 3:4 Then shall the offering of Judah
and Jerusalem be pleasant unto the LORD,
as in the days of old,
and as in former years.

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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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