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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: “A double joy.”

The joy a person’s closeness to God generates is twofold: not only does he himself experience joy, but God too may be said to experience joy when a person believes in Him.

When one who is trapped inside a body and unable to perceive the Divine is ensconced within a society
that denies God, within a world that is turning to other directions, and he becomes aware that “behold, the Lord is standing over him,” then God rejoices, and the person partakes of that joy.

He consequently experiences a double joy: his own joy at being close to God, and God’s joy at being close to him.

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz