Happiness
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1 Peter 4:13
But rejoice, inasmuch as you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may be glad also with exceeding joy.
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Philippians 4:7
And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
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Matthew 5:3-12
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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Luke 16:19
There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
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Habakkuk 1:15
They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
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2 Corinthians 12:10
Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
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Luke 6:25
Woe to you that are full! for you shall hunger. Woe to you that laugh now! for you shall mourn and weep.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.

2. (n.) An agreeable feeling or condition of the soul arising from good fortune or propitious happening of any kind; the possession of those circumstances or that state of being which is attended enjoyment; the state of being happy; contentment; joyful satisfaction; felicity; blessedness.

3. (n.) Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; -- used especially of language.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HAPPINESS

hap'-i-nes.

See BLESSEDNESS.

Greek
3857. paradeisos -- a park, a garden, a paradise
... paradise. Of Oriental origin (compare pardec); a park, ie (specially), an Eden
(place of future happiness, "paradise") -- paradise. see HEBREW pardec. ...
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2107. eudokia -- good pleasure
... good-will, favor Definition: (a) good-will (good-pleasure), favor, feeling of
complacency of God to man, (b) good-pleasure, satisfaction, happiness, delight of ...
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5614. hosanna -- save, we pray
... hosanna Phonetic Spelling: (ho-san-nah') Short Definition: hosanna Definition:
(Aramaic and Hebrew, originally a cry for help), hosanna!, a cry of happiness. ...
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3772. ouranos -- heaven
... Perhaps from the same as oros (through the idea of elevation); the sky; by extension,
heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity ...
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Strong's Hebrew
835. esher -- happiness, blessedness
... 834, 835. esher. 836 . happiness, blessedness. Transliteration: esher
Phonetic Spelling: (eh'-sher) Short Definition: blessed. Word ...
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837. osher -- happiness
... happiness. Transliteration: osher Phonetic Spelling: (o'-sher) Short Definition:
happy. Word Origin from ashar Definition happiness NASB Word Usage happy (1). ...
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2899b. tobah -- welfare, benefit, good things, good
... NASB Word Usage bounty (1), enjoy* (2), favorably disposed (1), good (34), good
deeds (1), good thing (2), good things (3), goodness (5), happiness (1), kindly ...
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8057. simchah -- joy, gladness, mirth
... from samach Definition joy, gladness, mirth NASB Word Usage delight (1), exceeding
joy (1), extremely* (1), festival (1), gladness (34), happiness (1), joy (38 ...
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2896b. tob -- a good thing, benefit, welfare
... a good thing, benefit, welfare NASB Word Usage enjoy* (1), good (66), good thing
(3), good things (2), goodness (1), graciously (1), happiness (1), happy (1 ...
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4726. maqor -- a spring, fountain
... general) source (of water, even when naturally flowing; also of tears, blood (by
euphemism, of the female pudenda); figuratively, of happiness, wisdom, progeny ...
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8055. samach -- rejoice, be glad
... root Definition rejoice, be glad NASB Word Usage cheers (1), give them joy (1),
give happiness (1), glad (53), gladden (1), gloated (1), happy (3), has...joy (1 ...
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216. or -- a light
... From 'owr; illumination or (concrete) luminary (in every sense, including lightning,
happiness, etc.) -- bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun. ...
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Library

The Happiness of Heaven
The Happiness of Heaven. <. The Happiness of Heaven FJ Boudreaux. E-text
prepared by David McClamrock Table of Contents. Title Page. ...
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Whether Happiness is an Operation of the Sensitive Part, or of the ...
... WHAT IS HAPPINESS (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether happiness is an operation of the
sensitive part, or of the intellective part only? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether happiness is an operation.htm

Happiness of Life.
... HAPPINESS OF LIFE. Down, down in the depths of infinite love, Filled with
all the fulness of God, Joy's cup ev'ry moment filled ...
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Whether Man Can Attain Happiness by his Natural Powers?
... OF THE ATTAINMENT OF HAPPINESS (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether man can attain
happiness by his natural powers? Objection 1: It would seem ...
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Whether the Happiness of the Saints Will be Greater after the ...
... OF THE HAPPINESS OF THE SAINTS AND THEIR MANSIONS (THREE ARTICLES) Whether the
happiness of the saints will be greater after the judgment than before? ...
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Happiness. February 2.
... Happiness. February 2. God has not only made things ... Misery is the exception;
happiness is the rule. No rational man ever heard a ...
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Whether Happiness is Something Uncreated?
... WHAT IS HAPPINESS (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether happiness is something uncreated?
Objection 1: It would seem that happiness is something uncreated. ...
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Whether Happiness is an Operation of the Speculative, or of the ...
... Whether, if happiness is in the intellective part, it is an operation of the
intellect or of the will? Whether happiness is an operation ...
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Happiness is in the Enjoyment of Man's Chief Good. Two Conditions ...
... Of the Morals of the Catholic Church. Chapter 3. "Happiness is in the
Enjoyment of Man's Chief Good. Two Conditions of the Chief ...
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Happiness in Life is to be Gained by Living virtuously...
... Book II. Chapter I. Happiness in life is to be gained by living virtuously�
Happiness in life is to be gained by living virtuously ...
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Thesaurus
Happiness (54 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HAPPINESS. hap'-i-nes. See BLESSEDNESS.
Multi-Version Concordance Happiness (54 Occurrences). ...
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Epicureans (1 Occurrence)
... Thomas Hobbes. The aim and end of life for every man is his own happiness,
and happiness is primarily defined as pleasure. "Wherefore ...
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Blessed (338 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Enjoying happiness or bliss; favored with blessings; happy; highly
favored. 4. (a.) Imparting happiness or bliss; fraught ...
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Good (8348 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end designed;
promoting success, welfare, or happiness; serviceable; useful; fit; excellent ...
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Paradise (6 Occurrences)
... meaning a "pleasure-ground" or "park" or "king's garden." (see EDEN.) It came in
course of time to be used as a name for the world of happiness and rest ...
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Trusting (45 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Psalms 2:12 Kiss the Chosen One, lest He be angry, And ye lose the way,
When His anger burneth but a little, O the happiness of all trusting in Him! ...
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Sermon (1 Occurrence)
... 1. The qualities of character essential to happiness and influence (Matthew
5:3-12). 2. The vocation of the subjects (Matthew 5:13-16). II. ...
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Utility (1 Occurrence)
... See Note Value. 3. (n.) Happiness; the greatest good, or happiness, of the greatest
number, -- the foundation of utilitarianism. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Ill (137 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Contrary to good, in a physical sense; contrary or opposed to advantage,
happiness, etc.; bad; evil; unfortunate; disagreeable; unfavorable. ...
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Immortality (6 Occurrences)
... If, on the other hand, as in the hope of immortality among the nobler heathen, it
is conceived of, as for some, a state of happiness-the clog of the body being ...
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Bible Concordance
Happiness (54 Occurrences)

Matthew 25:21 "His lord said to him,'Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things, I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.'
(See NIV)

Matthew 25:23 "His lord said to him,'Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things, I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.'
(See NIV)

John 3:29 He who has the bride is the bridegroom; and the bridegroom's friend who stands by his side and listens to him, rejoices heartily on account of the bridegroom's happiness. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete.
(WEY)

Acts 2:46 And, day by day, attending constantly in the Temple with one accord, and breaking bread in private houses, they took their meals with great happiness and single-heartedness,
(WEY)

Romans 4:6 even as David also doth speak of the happiness of the man to whom God doth reckon righteousness apart from works:
(YLT)

Romans 4:9 Is' this happiness, then, upon the circumcision, or also upon the uncircumcision -- for we say that the faith was reckoned to Abraham -- to righteousness?
(YLT)

Galatians 4:15 what then was your happiness? for I testify to you, that if possible, your eyes having plucked out, ye would have given to me;
(YLT)

2 John 1:10 If any one cometh to you, and bringeth not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither wish him happiness:
(WBS)

2 John 1:11 For he that wisheth him happiness, is partaker of his evil deeds.
(WBS)

2 John 1:12 I have a great deal to say to you all, but will not write it with paper and ink. Yet I hope to come to see you and speak face to face, so that your happiness may be complete.
(WEY)

Genesis 30:13 and Leah saith, 'Because of my happiness, for daughters have pronounced me happy;' and she calleth his name Asher.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 24:5 When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out in the army, neither shall he be assigned any business: he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer his wife whom he has taken.
(See NAS NIV)

Deuteronomy 33:29 O thy happiness, O Israel! who is like thee? A people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And He who 'is' the sword of thine excellency: And thine enemies are subdued for thee, And thou on their high places dost tread.'
(YLT)

1 Kings 10:8 O the happiness of thy men, O the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, who are hearing thy wisdom!
(YLT)

2 Chronicles 9:7 O the happiness of thy men, and the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, and hearing thy wisdom.
(YLT)

Esther 8:16 The Jews had light, gladness, joy, and honor.
(See NIV)

Job 5:17 Lo, the happiness of mortal man, God doth reprove him: And the chastisement of the Mighty despise not,
(YLT)

Job 7:7 Oh remember that my life is a breath. My eye shall no more see good.
(See NIV)

Psalms 1:1 O the happiness of that one, who Hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked. And in the way of sinners hath not stood, And in the seat of scorners hath not sat;
(YLT)

Psalms 2:12 Kiss the Chosen One, lest He be angry, And ye lose the way, When His anger burneth but a little, O the happiness of all trusting in Him!
(YLT)

Psalms 32:1 By David. -- An Instruction. O the happiness of him whose transgression 'is' forgiven, Whose sin is covered.
(YLT)

Psalms 32:2 O the happiness of a man, To whom Jehovah imputeth not iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit.
(YLT)

Psalms 33:12 O the happiness of the nation whose God 'is' Jehovah, Of the people He did choose, For an inheritance to Him.
(YLT)

Psalms 34:8 Taste ye and see that Jehovah 'is' good, O the happiness of the man who trusteth in Him.
(YLT)

Psalms 40:4 O the happiness of the man Who hath made Jehovah his trust, And hath not turned unto the proud, And those turning aside to lies.
(YLT)

Psalms 41:1 To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. O the happiness of him Who is acting wisely unto the poor, In a day of evil doth Jehovah deliver him.
(YLT)

Psalms 65:4 O the happiness of 'him whom' Thou choosest, And drawest near, he inhabiteth Thy courts, We are satisfied with the goodness of Thy house, Thy holy temple.
(YLT)

Psalms 84:4 O the happiness of those inhabiting Thy house, Yet do they praise Thee. Selah.
(YLT)

Psalms 84:5 O the happiness of a man whose strength is in Thee, Highways 'are' in their heart.
(YLT)

Psalms 84:12 Jehovah of Hosts! O the happiness of a man trusting in Thee.
(YLT)

Psalms 89:15 O the happiness of the people knowing the shout, O Jehovah, in the light of Thy face they walk habitually.
(YLT)

Psalms 94:12 O the happiness of the man Whom Thou instructest, O Jah, And out of Thy law teachest him,
(YLT)

Psalms 106:3 O the happiness of those keeping judgment, Doing righteousness at all times.
(YLT)

Psalms 112:1 Praise ye Jah! O the happiness of one fearing Jehovah, In His commands he hath delighted greatly.
(YLT)

Psalms 119:1 Aleph.' O the happiness of those perfect in the way, They are walking in the law of Jehovah,
(YLT)

Psalms 119:2 O the happiness of those keeping His testimonies, With the whole heart they seek Him.
(YLT)

Psalms 127:5 O the happiness of the man Who hath filled his quiver with them, They are not ashamed, For they speak with enemies in the gate!
(YLT)

Psalms 128:1 A Song of the Ascents. O the happiness of every one fearing Jehovah, Who is walking in His ways.
(YLT)

Psalms 137:8 O daughter of Babylon, O destroyed one, O the happiness of him who repayeth to thee thy deed, That thou hast done to us.
(YLT)

Psalms 137:9 O the happiness of him who doth seize, And hath dashed thy sucklings on the rock!
(YLT)

Psalms 144:15 O the happiness of the people that is thus, O the happiness of the people whose God 'is' Jehovah!
(YLT)

Psalms 146:5 O the happiness of him Who hath the God of Jacob for his help, His hope 'is' on Jehovah his God,
(YLT)

Proverbs 3:13 O the happiness of a man 'who' hath found wisdom, And of a man 'who' bringeth forth understanding.
(YLT)

Proverbs 8:34 O the happiness of the man hearkening to me, To watch at my doors day by day, To watch at the door-posts of my entrance.
(YLT)

Proverbs 14:21 Whoso is despising his neighbour sinneth, Whoso is favouring the humble, O his happiness.
(YLT)

Proverbs 16:20 The wise in any matter findeth good, And whoso is trusting in Jehovah, O his happiness.
(YLT)

Proverbs 20:7 The righteous is walking habitually in his integrity, O the happiness of his sons after him!
(YLT)

Proverbs 28:14 O the happiness of a man fearing continually, And whoso is hardening his heart falleth into evil.
(YLT)

Proverbs 29:18 Without a Vision is a people made naked, And whoso is keeping the law, O his happiness!
(YLT)

Ecclesiastes 2:26 To the man with whom he is pleased, God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy; but to the sinner he gives the work of getting goods together and storing up wealth, to give to him in whom God has pleasure. This again is to no purpose and desire for wind.
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 9:7 Come, take your bread with joy, and your wine with a glad heart. God has taken pleasure in your works.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who comes with good news, who gives word of peace, saying that salvation is near; who says to Zion, Your God is ruling!
(See NAS)

Isaiah 56:2 O the happiness of a man who doth this, And of a son of man who keepeth hold on it, Keeping the sabbath from polluting it, And keeping his hand from doing any evil.
(YLT)

Lamentations 3:17 You have removed my soul far off from peace; I forgot prosperity.
(See NAS RSV)

Subtopics

Happiness

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Abundant and Satisfying

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Divine Chastening

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Fear of God

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Finding Wisdom

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: God Being Their Help

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: God Being Their Lord

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Having Mercy on the Poor

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Hope in the Lord

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Hope of Glory

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Obedience to God

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Praising God

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Salvation

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Suffering for Christ

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: The Words of Christ

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Their Mutual Love

Happiness of Saints in This Life is Derived From: Trust in God

Happiness of Saints in This Life is in God

Happiness of Saints in This Life: Described by Christ in the Beatitudes

Happiness of Saints in This Life: Only Found in the Ways of Wisdom

Happiness of the Righteous

Happiness of the Wicked is Limited to This Life

Happiness of the Wicked is Short

Happiness of the Wicked is Uncertain

Happiness of the Wicked is Vain

Happiness of the Wicked: Belshazzar

Happiness of the Wicked: Drunkenness

Happiness of the Wicked: Envy Not

Happiness of the Wicked: Gluttony

Happiness of the Wicked: Haman

Happiness of the Wicked: Herod

Happiness of the Wicked: Illustrated

Happiness of the Wicked: Israel

Happiness of the Wicked: Leads to Recklessness

Happiness of the Wicked: Leads to Sorrow

Happiness of the Wicked: Marred by Jealousy

Happiness of the Wicked: Often Interrupted by Judgments

Happiness of the Wicked: Saints often Permitted to See the End of

Happiness of the Wicked: Sometimes a Stumbling-Block to Saints

Happiness of the Wicked: Successful Oppression

Happiness of the Wicked: Their Power

Happiness of the Wicked: Their Wealth

Happiness of the Wicked: Their Worldly Prosperity

Happiness of the Wicked: Vain Pleasure

Happiness of the Wicked: Woe Against

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Drunkenness

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Gluttony

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Popular Applause

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Successful Oppression

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Their Power

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Their Wealth

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Their Worldly Prosperity

The Happiness of the Wicked is Derived From: Vain Pleasure

The Happiness of the Wicked is Limited to This Life

The Happiness of the Wicked is Short

The Happiness of the Wicked is Uncertain

The Happiness of the Wicked is Vain

The Happiness of the Wicked: Belshazzar

The Happiness of the Wicked: Envy Not

The Happiness of the Wicked: Haman

The Happiness of the Wicked: Herod

The Happiness of the Wicked: Illustrated

The Happiness of the Wicked: Israel

The Happiness of the Wicked: Leads to Recklessness

The Happiness of the Wicked: Leads to Sorrow

The Happiness of the Wicked: Marred by Jealousy

The Happiness of the Wicked: Often Interrupted by Judgments

The Happiness of the Wicked: Saints often Permitted to See the End of

The Happiness of the Wicked: Sometimes a Stumbling-Block to Saints

The Happiness of the Wicked: Woe Against

Related Terms

Epicureans (1 Occurrence)

Blessed (338 Occurrences)

Good (8348 Occurrences)

Paradise (6 Occurrences)

Trusting (45 Occurrences)

Sermon (1 Occurrence)

Utility (1 Occurrence)

Ill (137 Occurrences)

Immortality (6 Occurrences)

Immortal (3 Occurrences)

Major (2 Occurrences)

Bless (174 Occurrences)

Blessing (357 Occurrences)

Concern (35 Occurrences)

Self-seeking (2 Occurrences)

Salvation (386 Occurrences)

Selfishness (4 Occurrences)

Last (1087 Occurrences)

Life (6001 Occurrences)

Resurrection (42 Occurrences)

Fearing (107 Occurrences)

Blessedness (6 Occurrences)

Habitually (43 Occurrences)

Light (2869 Occurrences)

Heaven (653 Occurrences)

Judgment (430 Occurrences)

Righteousness (442 Occurrences)

Ruth (19 Occurrences)

Malchiel (3 Occurrences)

Marriage (74 Occurrences)

Zacchaeus (3 Occurrences)

Kind (290 Occurrences)

Utmost (21 Occurrences)

Joy (422 Occurrences)

Jealousy (54 Occurrences)

Listens (28 Occurrences)

Live (3203 Occurrences)

Glorify (49 Occurrences)

Gain (142 Occurrences)

Wisheth (1 Occurrence)

Welfare (32 Occurrences)

Weal (1 Occurrence)

Well-being (19 Occurrences)

Inhabiteth (6 Occurrences)

Imputes (1 Occurrence)

Inhabiting (23 Occurrences)

Injure (16 Occurrences)

Fortune (7 Occurrences)

Fortunate (4 Occurrences)

Flourish (26 Occurrences)

Favouring (4 Occurrences)

Farewell (13 Occurrences)

Termination (5 Occurrences)

Reprove (35 Occurrences)

Radiant (14 Occurrences)

Reproves (9 Occurrences)

Ecclesiastes (1 Occurrence)

Enjoy (68 Occurrences)

Evil (1503 Occurrences)

Dream (82 Occurrences)

Downfall (46 Occurrences)

Domestic (5 Occurrences)

Door-posts (11 Occurrences)

Drawest (5 Occurrences)

Daniel (74 Occurrences)

Durable (2 Occurrences)

Delivers (38 Occurrences)

Drunkenness (10 Occurrences)

Despising (25 Occurrences)

Mutual (7 Occurrences)

Pronounced (63 Occurrences)

Predestination

Pursuit (35 Occurrences)

Poison (17 Occurrences)

Perdition (14 Occurrences)

Private (32 Occurrences)

Pleasure (331 Occurrences)

Benediction

Benevolence (2 Occurrences)

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