KJV Dictionary Definition: delight
1. A high degree of pleasure, or satisfaction of mind; joy.
His delight is in the law of the Lord. Ps. 1.
2. That which gives great pleasure; that which affords delight.
Titus was the delight of human kind.
I was daily his delight. Prov. 8.
Delight is a more permanent pleasure than joy, and not dependent on sudden excitement.
1. To affect with great pleasure; to please highly; to give or afford high satisfaction or joy; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear; the good conduct of children, and especially their piety, delights their parents.
I will delight myself in thy statutes. Ps. 119.
2. To receive great pleasure in.
I delight to do thy will. Ps. 40:8.
DELIGHT, v.i. To have or take great pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; followed by in.
I delight in the law of God after the inward man. Rom. 7.
1. Greatly pleased; rejoiced; followed by with.
That ye may be delighted with the abundance of her glory. Is. 66:11.
2. A. Full of delight.
DELIGHTER, n. One who takes delight.
DELIGHTFUL, a. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction; as a delightful thought; a delightful prospect.
1. The quality of being delightful, or of affording great pleasure; as the delightfulness of a prospect, or of scenery.
2. Great pleasure; delight.