There, in the presence(A) of the Lord your God, you and your families shall eat and shall rejoice(B) in everything you have put your hand to, because the Lord your God has blessed you.

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12 And there rejoice(A) before the Lord your God—you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levites(B) from your towns who have no allotment or inheritance(C) of their own.

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26 Use the silver to buy whatever you like: cattle, sheep, wine or other fermented drink,(A) or anything you wish. Then you and your household shall eat there in the presence of the Lord your God and rejoice.(B)

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

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12 I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. 13 That each of them may eat and drink,(A) and find satisfaction(B) in all their toil—this is the gift of God.(C)

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18 This is what I have observed to be good: that it is appropriate for a person to eat, to drink(A) and to find satisfaction in their toilsome labor(B) under the sun during the few days of life God has given them—for this is their lot. 19 Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and possessions,(C) and the ability to enjoy them,(D) to accept their lot(E) and be happy in their toil—this is a gift of God.(F) 20 They seldom reflect on the days of their life, because God keeps them occupied with gladness of heart.(G)

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