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Delight in
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Delight; Delight in; etc
Delight; Delight in; etc. [Heb. ḥāp̱ēṣ, śûś, ta‘anûg̱ (Eccl. 2:8; Mic. 1:16), ‘ōneg̱ (Isa. 58:13), ‘ānag̱ (Job 22:26; 27:10; Ps. 37:4, 11; Isa. 55:2; 58:14; 66:11), rāṣâ, rāṣôn (Prov. 11:1, 20; 12:22; 15:8; 16:13), šā‘a‘, ḥāmaḏ (Job 20:20; Prov. 1:22; Cant. 2:3; Isa. 44:9), maḥmāḏ
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DELIGHT
DELIGHT<de-lit’> (verb, [חָפֵץ‎, chaphets], [רָצָה‎, ratsah], [שָׁעַע‎, shàà]; [συνήδομαι, 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
DELIGHTSOME
DELIGHTSOME<de-lit’-sum>: [חֵפֶץ‎, chephets], is rendered “delightsome”: Malachi 3:12, “Ye shall be a delightsome land,” literally, “a land of delight.”
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Hopefulness
HOPEFULNESS (Christ’s).—Knowing that all our possessions of grace come from Christ, in whom we believe all fulness dwells, and believing that He alone among the sons of men possessed perfect knowledge, we might be led to doubt whether we could justly attribute hope to Him. As regards His perfect knowledge,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Delight
DELIGHT, dē̇-lītʹ (vb., חָפֵץ‎, ḥāphēç, רָצָה‎, rāçāh, שָׁעַע‎, shāʽaʽ; συνήδομαι, sunḗdomai): “To delight” is most frequently expressed by ḥāphēç, which means originally “to bend” (cf Job 40:17, “He moveth his tail”), hence, “to incline to, “take pleasure in.” It is used of God’s pleasure
Delightsome
DELIGHTSOME, dē̇-līt’sum: חֵפֶץ‎, ḥēpheç, is rendered “delightsome”: Mal 3:12, “Ye shall be a delightsome land,” lit. “a land of delight.”