Deuteronomy 28:47

47 Because you didn't serve the Lord your God with joy and a cheerful heart, even though [you had] an abundance of everything,

Deuteronomy 28:47 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 28:47

Because thou servedst not the Lord thy God
By attending his worship, and keeping his commandments:

with joyfulness and gladness of heart, for the abundance of all
[things];
which they enjoyed in the land of Canaan, a land that abounded with all good things; which laid them under great obligations to serve the Lord: and yet, as they were wanting in a ready attendance on his worship, and in a cheerful obedience to his laws, so in their sacrifices, of praise and thanksgivings for their manifold mercies; and, because of all this, the curses written in this book came upon them.

Deuteronomy 28:47 In-Context

45 "All these curses will come, pursue, and overtake you until you are destroyed, since you did not obey the Lord your God and keep the commands and statutes He gave you.
46 These curses will be a sign and a wonder against you and your descendants forever.
47 Because you didn't serve the Lord your God with joy and a cheerful heart, even though [you had] an abundance of everything,
48 you will serve your enemies the Lord will send against you, in famine, thirst, nakedness, and a lack of everything. He will place an iron yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you.
49 The Lord will bring a nation from far away, from the ends of the earth, to swoop down on you like an eagle, a nation whose language you don't understand,