Matt.3.17and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
Matt.12.18Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved with whom my soul is well pleased. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles.
Matt.14.6But when Herod’s birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company and pleased Herod,
Matt.17.5He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”
Matt.17.12But I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they pleased. So also the Son of Man will certainly suffer at their hands.”
Mark.1.11And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
Mark.6.22For when Herodias’s daughter came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his guests. And the king said to the girl, “Ask me for whatever you wish, and I will give it to you.”
Mark.9.13But I tell you that Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written of him.”
Luke.2.14Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
Luke.3.22and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
Luke.14.18But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said to him, ‘I have bought a field, and I must go out and see it. Please have me excused.’
Luke.14.19And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to examine them. Please have me excused.’
John.8.29And he who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to him.”
Acts.6.5And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch.
Acts.9.38Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men to him, urging him, “Please come to us without delay.”
Acts.12.3and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of Unleavened Bread.
Rom.8.8Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
Rom.15.1We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
Rom.15.2Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.
Rom.15.3For Christ did not please himself, but as it is written, “The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me.”
Rom.15.26For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem.
Rom.15.27They were pleased to do it, and indeed they owe it to them. For if the Gentiles have come to in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material blessings.
1Cor.1.21For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.
1Cor.7.32I want you to be free from anxieties. The unmarried man is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to please the Lord.
1Cor.7.33But the married man is anxious about worldly things, how to please his wife,
1Cor.7.34and his interests are divided. And the unmarried or betrothed woman is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to be holy in body and spirit. But the married woman is anxious about worldly things, how to please her husband.
1Cor.10.5Nevertheless, with most of them God was not pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
1Cor.10.33just as I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage, but that of many, that they may be saved.
2Cor.5.9So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him.
Gal.1.10For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.
Gal.1.16was pleased to reveal his Son to me, in order that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone;
Eph.5.10and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord.
Phil.4.18I have received full payment, and more. I am well supplied, having received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.
Col.1.10so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.
Col.1.19For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell,
Col.3.20Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
1Thess.2.4but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts.
1Thess.4.1Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to live and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more.
1Tim.2.3This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior,
1Tim.5.4But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.
2Tim.2.4No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.
Heb.11.5By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God.
Heb.11.6And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Heb.13.16Do not neglect to do good and to what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.
Heb.13.21equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.
2Pet.1.17For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased,”
1John.3.22and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.