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Philippians: "Rejoice in the Lord always, & again I say, Rejoice."


Deut 12 could be called the Joy-Duty Chapter:

7 and there ye shall eat before Jehovah your God, and YE SHALL REJOICE in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households, wherein Jehovah thy God hath blessed thee. …

10 But when ye go over the Jordan, and dwell in the land which Jehovah your God causeth you to inherit, and he giveth you rest from all your enemies round about, so that ye dwell in safety; 11 then it shall come to pass that to the place which Jehovah your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there, thither shall ye bring all that I command you: your burnt-offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave-offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow unto Jehovah. 12 And YE SHALL REJOICE before Jehovah your God, …

THOU SHALT REJOICE before Jehovah thy God in all that thou puttest thy hand unto. …

thou mayest eat within thy gates, after all the desire of thy soul.

28 Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, …

32 What thing soever I command you, that shall ye observe to do: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it.