Emphasis Scriptures

The word 'rejoice' occurs 295 times in the standard works.

60 of those occurances are found in the list of scriptures highlighted below. These verses have the highest concentration of the word 'rejoice' in the standard works and contain 20.3% of all occurances. Assuming 30 seconds per verse, it would take about 23 minutes to read the entire list.

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Ps. 68:3-4 (3 in 2 verses)

D&C 110:5-6 (3 in 2 verses)

 110:5 Behold, your sins are forgiven you; you are clean before me; therefore, lift up your heads and rejoice.

 110:6 Let the hearts of your brethren rejoice, and let the hearts of all my people rejoice, who have, with their might, built this house to my name.

Philip. 2:16-18 (3 in 3 verses)

2 Ne. 4:28-30 (3 in 3 verses)

Judg. 9:19 (2 in 1 verse)

Isa. 66:10 (2 in 1 verse)

Jer. 31:13 (2 in 1 verse)

Zech. 10:7 (2 in 1 verse)

Luke 10:20 (2 in 1 verse)

Rom. 12:15 (2 in 1 verse)

Philip. 1:18 (2 in 1 verse)

Philip. 4:4 (2 in 1 verse)

Mosiah 7:14 (2 in 1 verse)

Alma 8:15 (2 in 1 verse)

Alma 26:35 (2 in 1 verse)

D&C 97:21 (2 in 1 verse)

Deut. 16:14-15 (2 in 2 verses)

1 Chr. 16:31-32 (2 in 2 verses)

Ps. 13:4-5 (2 in 2 verses)

Ps. 32:11-33:1 (2 in 2 verses)

Ps. 96:11-12 (2 in 2 verses)

Prov. 23:15-16 (2 in 2 verses)

Prov. 23:24-25 (2 in 2 verses)

Eccl. 11:8-9 (2 in 2 verses)

Isa. 35:1-2 (2 in 2 verses)

Isa. 65:18-19 (2 in 2 verses)

Alma 25:17-26:1 (2 in 2 verses)

D&C 62:3-4 (2 in 2 verses)

Exact Word Count

OT 147 47 194
NT 45 19 64
BM 72 13 85
DC 31 5 36
PGP 0 3 3
TOTAL 295 87 382

D&C 25:13
Wherefore, lift up thy heart and rejoice, and cleave unto the covenants which thou hast made.

D&C 27:15
Wherefore, lift up your hearts and rejoice, and gird up your loins, and take upon you my whole armor, that ye may be able to withstand the evil day, having done all, that ye may be able to stand.

D&C 31:3
Lift up your heart and rejoice, for the hour of your mission is come; and your tongue shall be loosed, and you shall declare glad tidings of great joy unto this generation.

D&C 35:24
Keep all the commandments and covenants by which ye are bound; and I will cause the heavens to shake for your good, and Satan shall tremble and Zion shall rejoice upon the hills and flourish;

D&C 39:13
Thou art called to labor in my vineyard, and to build up my church, and to bring forth Zion, that it may rejoice upon the hills and flourish.

D&C 42:69
Lift up your hearts and rejoice, for unto you the kingdom, or in other words, the keys of the church have been given. Even so. Amen.

D&C 49:25
Zion shall flourish upon the hills and rejoice upon the mountains, and shall be assembled together unto the place which I have appointed.

D&C 50:22
Wherefore, he that preacheth and he that receiveth, understand one another, and both are edified and rejoice together.

D&C 50:34
He that receiveth of God, let him account it of God; and let him rejoice that he is accounted of God worthy to receive.

D&C 52:42
And thus, even as I have said, if ye are faithful ye shall assemble yourselves together to rejoice upon the land of Missouri, which is the land of your inheritance, which is now the land of your enemies.

D&C 56:19
For behold, the Lord shall come, and his recompense shall be with him, and he shall reward every man, and the poor shall rejoice;

D&C 62:3
Nevertheless, ye are blessed, for the testimony which ye have borne is recorded in heaven for the angels to look upon; and they rejoice over you, and your sins are forgiven you.

D&C 62:4
And now continue your journey. Assemble yourselves upon the land of Zion; and hold a meeting and rejoice together, and offer a sacrament unto the Most High.

D&C 62:6
Behold, I, the Lord, have brought you together that the promise might be fulfilled, that the faithful among you should be preserved and rejoice together in the land of Missouri. I, the Lord, promise the faithful and cannot lie.

D&C 76:1
Hear, O ye heavens, and give ear, O earth, and rejoice ye inhabitants thereof, for the Lord is God, and beside him there is no Savior.

D&C 88:2
Behold, this is pleasing unto your Lord, and the angels rejoice over you; the alms of your prayers have come up into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth, and are recorded in the book of the names of the sanctified, even them of the celestial world.

D&C 88:33
For what doth it profit a man if a gift is bestowed upon him, and he receive not the gift? Behold, he rejoices not in that which is given unto him, neither rejoices in him who is the giver of the gift.

D&C 90:34
Behold, I say unto you that your brethren in Zion begin to repent, and the angels rejoice over them.

D&C 97:21
Therefore, verily, thus saith the Lord, let Zion rejoice, for this is Zion-- the pure in heart; therefore, let Zion rejoice, while all the wicked shall mourn.

D&C 98:1
Verily I say unto you my friends, fear not, let your hearts be comforted; yea, rejoice evermore, and in everything give thanks;

D&C 100:12
Therefore, continue your journey and let your hearts rejoice; for behold, and lo, I am with you even unto the end.

D&C 109:67
And may all the scattered remnants of Israel, who have been driven to the ends of the earth, come to a knowledge of the truth, believe in the Messiah, and be redeemed from oppression, and rejoice before thee.

D&C 110:5
Behold, your sins are forgiven you; you are clean before me; therefore, lift up your heads and rejoice.

D&C 110:6
Let the hearts of your brethren rejoice, and let the hearts of all my people rejoice, who have, with their might, built this house to my name.

D&C 110:9
Yea the hearts of thousands and tens of thousands shall greatly rejoice in consequence of the blessings which shall be poured out, and the endowment with which my servants have been endowed in this house.

D&C 121:6
Remember thy suffering saints, O our God; and thy servants will rejoice in thy name forever.

D&C 124:76
Let his family rejoice and turn away their hearts from affliction; for I have chosen him and anointed him, and he shall be honored in the midst of his house, for I will forgive all his sins, saith the Lord. Amen.

D&C 127:3
Let all the saints rejoice, therefore, and be exceedingly glad; for Israel's God is their God, and he will mete out a just recompense of reward upon the heads of all their oppressors.

D&C 128:22
Brethren, shall we not go on in so great a cause? Go forward and not backward. Courage, brethren; and on, on to the victory! Let your hearts rejoice, and be exceedingly glad. Let the earth break forth into singing. Let the dead speak forth anthems of eternal praise to the King Immanuel, who hath ordained, before the world was, that which would enable us to redeem them out of their prison; for the prisoners shall go free.

D&C 132:56
And again, verily I say, let mine handmaid forgive my servant Joseph his trespasses; and then shall she be forgiven her trespasses, wherein she has trespassed against me; and I, the Lord thy God, will bless her, and multiply her, and make her heart to rejoice.

D&C 133:44
Yea, when thou comest down, and the mountains flow down at thy presence, thou shalt meet him who rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, who remembereth thee in thy ways.

D&C 138:23
And the saints rejoiced in their redemption, and bowed the knee and acknowledged the Son of God as their Redeemer and Deliverer from death and the chains of hell.

D&C 138:26
And yet, notwithstanding his mighty works, and miracles, and proclamation of the truth, in great power and authority, there were but few who hearkened to his voice, and rejoiced in his presence, and received salvation at his hands.