The writer of Psalm 43 referred to God as his exceeding joy. It is one of those abundant expressions that overflow with love for God. There are times when God is so close and satisfying that He fills us with joy in Him.
God my exceeding joy in Hebrew:
’El simkhat gili
Strong’s Concordance numbers: 410, 8057
Bible reference: Ps. 43:4
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God. (Psalm 43:4 KJV)