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rejoice in (something)

To find great joy, amusement, or delight in or about something. Just because you weren't successful doesn't mean you should rejoice in seeing other people fail. I always rejoice in an opportunity to spend time with my kids.
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rejoice at (something)

To celebrate about or because of something; to be very joyous or delighted about something. People flooded the streets rejoicing at the team's victory. We rejoiced at the announcement that law was being repealed.
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rejoice over (something)

To celebrate, revel, or make merry about or because of something. People flooded the streets rejoicing over the team's victory. Before you start rejoicing over the success of the project, we should take stock of how far back costs of the development set us.
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it is a poor heart that never rejoices

Even someone who tends to feel sad can find great joy, amusement, or delight in or about something. I'm sure this vacation will perk him up. It is a poor heart that never rejoices, after all.
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it is a sad heart that never rejoices

Even someone who tends to feel sad can find great joy, amusement, or delight in or about something. I'm sure this vacation will perk him up. It is a sad heart that never rejoices, after all.
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It is a poor heart that never rejoices.

 and It is a sad heart that never rejoices.
Prov. Even a habitually sad person cannot be sad all the time. (Sometimes used to indicate that a habitually sad person is happy about something.) Jill: I've never seen Sam smile before, but today, at his retirement party, he smiled. Jane: It is a poor heart that never rejoices.
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rejoice at something

to celebrate or revel about something. Everyone rejoiced at the lucky events that had saved them. We all rejoiced at the outcome of the election.
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rejoice in someone or something

to take great joy at someone or something. I am in love and I rejoice in my beloved! Roger rejoices in a good night's sleep.
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rejoice over something

to celebrate because of something. Everyone rejoiced over their good fortune. What happened to us next was nothing to rejoice over.
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rejoice in

Have or possess something highly desirable, as in He rejoices in a keen mind. [Late 1400s]
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rejoice in

v.
To feel joyful or delighted about something or someone: All the fans rejoiced in the team's success.
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Rejoice Lutheran Church has been serving families in the Tri-Cities for more than 25 years.
As we persevere and remain in contact with God in prayer, and endure in affliction, we actually rejoice in hope (Romans 12:12).
We therefore rejoice because despite the darkness that envelops us we find strength in his abiding presence and ground our hope in his promised return.
In celebration of the WESSAs 90th anniversary of Caring for the Earth, we are delighted to present the Honourable Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi with one of 90 Lifetime Conservation Achiever Awards.
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"Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice." And then, Paul says, tellingly, "Let your gentleness be known to everyone.
In an interview for Radio Pembrokeshire, broadcast this morning, the Archbishop said: "While we rejoice in the fact that we are a nation and have a language, we must also remember that we belong to a common humanity.
She thinks that I should just rejoice that a Scot won a tennis game, that England won at cricket and that Britain won rugby - they needed 10 Welshmen in the team to do so but still Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau was not played before the game.
I rejoice that largely we are a welcoming sort of place.
BAGHDAD /Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has warned on Sunday from what he termed as "over rejoice," for the departure of the US Forces from Iraq.
The death toll of Americans in September 2011 was only 3000 and if the revenge taken by Americans was celebrated in such a grand manner, how much should you rejoice and celebrate you Sri Lanka for loosing thousands and thousands of innocent civilians over three decades of Terrorist war?
"THIS is the day which the Lord hath made, we will be glad and rejoice in it."
Summary: Riyadh, 17 Muharram, 1432/23 December, 2010, SPA -- A number of prince today expressed happiness and rejoice over the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud discharging from hospital, wishing him more good health, recovery and wellness.
The streets are busy, there is a buzz The city is alive Like a monster Like the clowns we hang around Wondering what to do or say Late shopping is here to stay And the staff need, to get organised With shifts and babysitters The unions could take on new attitudes And the council could lower tax We will see the new changes And rejoice and be hopeful.
The sentiments expressed by Mr Haigh that "it's a time to rejoice .