Word of the day: Nehemiah 8 vs 10 – The Joy of the Lord is your Strength

Word of the day: Nehemiah 8 vs 10 – The Joy of the Lord is your Strength

Caption: The Joy of the Lord is your Strength

 

Memorise: Then he said to them, “Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10 NKJV

 

Nehemiah 8:10 – NLT – And Nehemiah continued, “Go and celebrate with a feast of rich foods and sweet drinks, and share gifts of food with people who have nothing prepared. This is a sacred day before our Lord. Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength!”

 

Nehemiah 8:10 – GNB – Now go home and have a feast. Share your food and wine with those who haven’t enough. Today is holy to our Lord, so don’t be sad. The joy that the LORD gives you will make you strong.”

 

Nehemiah 8:10 – AMP – Then Ezra said to them, “Go [your way], eat the rich festival food, drink the sweet drink, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be worried, for the joy of the Lord is your strength and your stronghold.”

 

Nehemiah 8:10 – ESV – Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

 

Nehemiah 8:10 – NIV – Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

 

Bible verse in Yoruba

Nehemiah 08:10 – Nigbana ni o wi fun wọn pe, Ẹ lọ, ẹ jẹ ọ̀ra ki ẹ si mu ohun didùn, ki ẹ si fi apakan ipin ranṣẹ si awọn ti a kò pèse fun: nitori mimọ́ ni ọjọ yi fun Oluwa: ẹ máṣe banujẹ; nitori ayọ̀ Oluwa on li agbàra nyin

 

Key: In Spite of the sorrows around you, be joyful. God is still God, He sees everything. He will surely compensate for every loss. But, never lose your joy, let the joy of the Lord be your strength. Joy brings harvest. (Those who sow in tears Shall reap in joy Psalms 126:5 NKJV)

 

Action Cue: In any circumstances or situation you find yourself, always give glory to God, be courageous and trust in God to deliver you.

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