Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) A high degree of gratification of mind; a high- wrought state of pleasurable feeling; lively pleasure; extreme satisfaction; joy.
2. (v. t.) That which gives great pleasure or delight.
3. (v. t.) Licentious pleasure; lust.
4. (v. t.) To give delight to; to affect with great pleasure; to please highly; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaDELIGHT
de-lit' (verb, chaphets, ratsah, sha`a`; sunedomai): "To delight" is most frequently expressed by chaphets, which means originally "to bend" (compare Job 40:17, "He moveth his tail"), hence, "to incline to," "take pleasure in." It is used of God's pleasure in His people (Numbers 14:8 2 Samuel 22:20 Psalm 18:19, etc.), and in righteousness, etc. (Isaiah 66:4 Jeremiah 9:24 Micah 7:18, etc.), also of man's delight in God and His will (Psalm 40:8; Psalm 73:25; the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American), "There is none upon earth that I desire besides thee"), and in other objects (Genesis 34:19 1 Samuel 18:22 Esther 2:14 Isaiah 66:3); sha`a`, "to stroke," "caress," "be fond of," occurs in Psalm 94:19, "Thy comforts delight my soul"; Psalm 119:16, 47, 70, "I will delight myself in thy statutes." Similarly, Paul says (Romans 7:22), "I delight (sunedomai) in (margin, the Revised Version (British and American) "Greek with") the law of God after the inward man." This is the only occurrence of the word in the New Testament.
Greek5479. chara -- joy, delight
... joy, delight. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: chara Phonetic Spelling:
(khar-ah') Short Definition: joy, gladness Definition: joy, gladness, a ...
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4913. sunedomai -- to rejoice together
2107. eudokia -- good pleasure
780. asmenos -- gladly
20. agalliasis -- exultation, exuberant joy
2237. hedone -- pleasure
2309. thelo -- to will, wish
5463. chairo -- to rejoice, be glad
3858. paradechomai -- to receive, admit
1792. entruphao -- to revel in
Strong's Hebrew8173b. shaa -- to sport, take delight in, delight
... 8173a, 8173b. shaa. 8174 . to sport, take delight in, delight.
Transliteration: shaa Short Definition: delight. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6027. oneg -- daintiness, exquisite delight
8191. shaashuim -- a delight
2654a. chaphets -- to delight in
8588. taanug -- daintiness, luxury, exquisite delight
4574. maadan -- a dainty (food), delight
2656. chephets -- delight, pleasure
2532. chemdah -- desire, delight
2657. Chephtsi-bah -- "my delight is in her," a name for Zion ...
5730. eden -- a luxury, dainty, delight
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ThesaurusDelight (213 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) That which gives great pleasure or delight. 3. (vt) Licentious
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Bible ConcordanceDelight (213 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:17 while a voice came from Heaven, saying, "This is My Son, the dearly loved, in whom is My delight."
Matthew 12:18 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen, my beloved, in whom my soul has found its delight. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall shew forth judgment to the nations.
Matthew 13:22 He who has received the seed among the thorns is the man who hears the Message, but the cares of the present age and the delusions of riches quite stifle the Message, and it becomes unfruitful.
Matthew 17:5 He was still speaking when a luminous cloud spread over them; and a voice was heard from within the cloud, which said, "This is My Son dearly beloved, in whom is My delight. Listen to Him."
Mark 1:11 and a voice came from the sky, saying, "Thou art My Son dearly loved: in Thee is My delight."
Mark 4:19 and the cares of this age, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Mark 12:37 Therefore David himself calls him Lord, so how can he be his son?" The common people heard him gladly.
Luke 1:14 And you will be glad and have great delight; and numbers of people will have joy at his birth.
Luke 3:22 and the Holy Spirit came down in bodily shape, like a dove, upon Him, and a voice came from Heaven, which said, "Thou art My Son, dearly loved: in Thee is My delight."
Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock, because your Father did delight to give you the reign;
Acts 13:48 The Gentiles listened with delight and extolled the Lord's Message; and all who were pre-destined to the Life of the Ages believed.
Romans 1:32 who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only practise them, but have fellow delight in those who do them.
Romans 7:22 For I delight in God's law after the inward man,
Romans 10:1 Brethren, the delight of my own heart and my supplication which I address to God for them is for salvation.
1 Corinthians 13:6 doesn't rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;
2 Corinthians 5:8 So we have a cheerful confidence, and we anticipate with greater delight being banished from the body and going home to the Lord.
2 Corinthians 12:10 Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then am I strong.
Colossians 2:5 For although, as you say, I am absent from you in body, yet in spirit I am present with you and am delighted to witness your good discipline and the solid front presented by your faith in Christ.
1 Thessalonians 2:8 Even so, being full of loving desire for you, we took delight in giving you not only God's good news, but even our lives, because you were dear to us.
Hebrews 10:6 in burnt-offerings, and concerning sin-offerings, Thou didst not delight,
Hebrews 10:8 saying above -- 'Sacrifice, and offering, and burnt-offerings, and concerning sin-offering Thou didst not will, nor delight in,' -- which according to the law are offered --
Hebrews 11:13 All these came to their end in faith, not having had the heritage; but having seen it with delight far away, they gave witness that they were wanderers and not of the earth.
1 Peter 1:14 And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,
1 Peter 4:3 For you have given time enough in the past to the doing of the things which the Gentiles delight in-- pursuing, as you did, a course of habitual licence, debauchery, hard drinking, noisy revelry, drunkenness and unholy image-worship.
2 Peter 1:17 He received honour and glory from God the Father, and out of the wondrous glory words such as these were spoken to Him, "This is My dearly-loved Son, in whom I take delight."
Revelation 11:10 And those who are on the earth will have pleasure and delight over them; and they will send offerings one to another because these two prophets gave great trouble to all on the earth.
Revelation 12:12 Therefore be full of delight, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great rage, knowing he has a short time.
Revelation 19:7 Let us be glad with delight, and let us give glory to him: because the time is come for the Lamb to be married, and his wife has made herself ready.
Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs, and those who make use of evil powers, those who make themselves unclean, and the takers of life, and those who give worship to images, and everyone whose delight is in what is false.
Genesis 3:6 When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit, and ate; and she gave some to her husband with her, and he ate.
Genesis 29:7 And he saith, 'Lo, the day 'is' still great, 'it is' not time for the cattle to be gathered; water ye the flock, and go, delight yourselves.'
Genesis 30:31 And he saith, 'What do I give to thee?' And Jacob saith, 'Thou dost not give me anything; if thou do for me this thing, I turn back; I have delight; thy flock I watch;
Genesis 34:19 The young man didn't wait to do this thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he was honored above all the house of his father.
Leviticus 26:31 I will lay your cities waste, and will bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not take delight in the sweet fragrance of your offerings.
Numbers 14:8 If Yahweh delights in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it to us; a land which flows with milk and honey.
Deuteronomy 10:15 Only Yahweh had a delight in your fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all peoples, as at this day.
Deuteronomy 21:14 It shall be, if you have no delight in her, then you shall let her go where she will; but you shall not sell her at all for money, you shall not deal with her as a slave, because you have humbled her.
Deuteronomy 22:13 If any man takes a wife, and having had connection with her, has no delight in her,
Deuteronomy 25:7 And if the man doth not delight to take his brother's wife, then hath his brother's wife gone up to the gate, unto the elders, and said, My husband's brother is refusing to raise up to his brother a name in Israel; he hath not been willing to perform the duty of my husband's brother;
Deuteronomy 28:63 And as the Lord took delight in doing you good and increasing you, so the Lord will take pleasure in cutting you off and causing your destruction, and you will be uprooted from the land which you are about to take as your heritage.
Deuteronomy 30:9 She said to them, "Go to the mountain, lest the pursuers find you; and hide yourselves there three days, until the pursuers have returned. Afterward, you may go your way."
Ruth 3:13 Lodge to night, and it hath been in the morning, if he doth redeem thee, well: he redeemeth; and if he delight not to redeem thee, then I have redeemed thee -- I; Jehovah liveth! lie down till the morning.'
1 Samuel 2:1 Hannah prayed, and said: "My heart exults in Yahweh! My horn is exalted in Yahweh. My mouth is enlarged over my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation.
1 Samuel 15:22 Samuel said, "Has Yahweh as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of Yahweh? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.
1 Samuel 18:22 Saul commanded his servants, "Talk with David secretly, and say,'Behold, the king has delight in you, and all his servants love you: now therefore be the king's son-in-law.'"
1 Samuel 18:25 And Saul saith, 'Thus do ye say to David, There is no delight to the king in dowry, but in a hundred foreskins of the Philistines -- to be avenged on the enemies of the king;' and Saul thought to cause David to fall by the hand of the Philistines.
1 Samuel 19:1 Saul spoke to Jonathan his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much in David.
2 Samuel 15:26 but if he say thus,'I have no delight in you;' behold, here am I. Let him do to me as seems good to him."
2 Samuel 20:11 And a man hath stood by him, of the young men of Joab, and saith, 'He who hath delight in Joab, and he who 'is' for David -- after Joab!'
2 Samuel 22:20 He also brought me out into a large place. He delivered me, because he delighted in me.
2 Samuel 24:3 Joab said to the king, "Now may Yahweh your God add to the people, however many they may be, one hundred times; and may the eyes of my lord the king see it. But why does my lord the king delight in this thing?"
1 Kings 9:1 And it came to pass, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of Jehovah, and the king's house, and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do,
1 Kings 11:34 But I will not take the kingdom from him; I will let him be king all the days of his life, because of David my servant, in whom I took delight because he kept my orders and my laws.
1 Chronicles 29:3 And again, because of my delighting in the house of my God, the substance I have -- a peculiar treasure of gold and silver -- I have given for the house of my God, even over and above all I have prepared for the house of the sanctuary:
1 Chronicles 29:17 I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.
Nehemiah 1:11 Lord, I beg you, let your ear be attentive now to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants, who delight to fear your name; and please prosper your servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. Now I was cup bearer to the king.
Nehemiah 9:25 They took fortified cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all good things, cisterns dug out, vineyards, and olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance: so they ate, and were filled, and became fat, and delighted themselves in your great goodness.
Esther 6:6 So Haman came in. The king said to him, "What shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor?" Now Haman said in his heart, "Who would the king delight to honor more than myself?"
Esther 6:7 Haman said to the king, "For the man whom the king delights to honor,
Esther 6:9 Let the clothing and the horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, that they may array the man whom the king delights to honor with them, and have him ride on horseback through the city square, and proclaim before him,'Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delights to honor!'"
Esther 6:11 Then Haman took the clothing and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, and had him ride through the city square, and proclaimed before him, "Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delights to honor!"
Job 3:22 Who are glad with great joy, and full of delight when they come to their last resting-place;
Job 9:3 If he delight to strive with Him -- He doth not answer him one of a thousand.
Job 13:3 Yet I for the Mighty One do speak, And to argue for God I delight.
Job 20:20 "Because he knew no quietness within him, he shall not save anything of that in which he delights.
Job 21:21 For what 'is' his delight in his house after him, And the number of his months cut off?
Job 22:3 Is it a delight to the Mighty One That thou art righteous? is it gain, That thou makest perfect thy ways?
Job 22:26 For then you will delight yourself in the Almighty, and shall lift up your face to God.
Job 27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty, and call on God at all times?
Job 34:9 For he has said,'It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.'
Psalms 1:2 but his delight is in Yahweh's law. On his law he meditates day and night.
Psalms 9:2 I will be glad and have delight in you: I will make a song of praise to your name, O Most High.
Psalms 16:3 As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.
Psalms 18:19 He brought me forth also into a large place. He delivered me, because he delighted in me.
Psalms 21:1 <To the chief music-maker. A Psalm. Of David.> The king will be glad in your strength, O Lord; how great will be his delight in your salvation!
Psalms 22:8 "He trusts in Yahweh; let him deliver him. Let him rescue him, since he delights in him."
Psalms 31:7 I will be glad and have delight in your mercy; because you have seen my trouble; you have had pity on my soul in its sorrows;
Psalms 33:5 His delight is in righteousness and wisdom; the earth is full of the mercy of the Lord.
Psalms 35:9 My soul shall be joyful in Yahweh. It shall rejoice in his salvation.
Psalms 35:27 Let them exult and rejoice that delight in my righteousness; and let them say continually, Jehovah be magnified, who delighteth in the prosperity of his servant.
Psalms 37:4 Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Psalms 37:11 But the humble shall inherit the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Psalms 37:23 A man's goings are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.
Psalms 40:6 Sacrifice and offering thou hast no delight in; Mine ears hast thou opened: Burnt-offering and sin-offering hast thou not required.
Psalms 40:8 I delight to do your will, my God. Yes, your law is within my heart."
Psalms 40:14 Let them be disappointed and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.
Psalms 41:11 By this I know that you delight in me, because my enemy doesn't triumph over me.
Psalms 43:4 Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, my exceeding joy. I will praise you on the harp, God, my God.
Psalms 44:3 For not by their own sword did they take possession of the land, neither did their own arm save them; but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst delight in them.
Psalms 49:13 This their way is their folly, yet they that come after them delight in their sayings. Selah.
Psalms 51:16 For you don't delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering.
Psalms 51:19 Then you will delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt offerings and in whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar.
Psalms 62:4 They fully intend to throw him down from his lofty place. They delight in lies. They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
Psalms 68:3 But let the upright be glad; let them have delight before God; let them be full of joy.
Psalms 68:30 Rebuke the wild animal of the reeds, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the peoples. Being humbled, may it bring bars of silver. Scatter the nations that delight in war.
Psalms 70:2 Let them be put to shame and confounded That seek after my soul: Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor That delight in my hurt.
Psalms 90:14 In the morning give us your mercy in full measure; so that we may have joy and delight all our days.
Psalms 94:19 In the multitude of my thoughts within me, your comforts delight my soul.
Psalms 109:17 Yes, he loved cursing, and it came to him. He didn't delight in blessing, and it was far from him.
Psalms 111:2 Yahweh's works are great, pondered by all those who delight in them.
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