God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, for on it He rested from His work of creation.
11 For the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and everything in them in six days; then He rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and declared it holy.
So God blessed them, “Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth.”
So he came closer and kissed him. When Isaac smelled his clothes, he blessed him and said:Ah, the smell of my son
is like the smell of a field
that the Lord has blessed.
The Lord replied with kind and comforting words to the angel who was speaking with me.
You are the most handsome of men;
grace flows from your lips.
Therefore God has blessed you forever.
God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, and every creature that crawls on the earth.”
He created them male and female. When they were created, He blessed them and called them man.
God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth.
As for Ishmael, I have heard you. I will certainly bless him; I will make him fruitful and will multiply him greatly. He will father 12 tribal leaders, and I will make him into a great nation.
Abraham was now old, getting on in years, and the Lord had blessed him in everything.
“The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become rich. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.
Laban said, “Come, you who are blessed by the Lord. Why are you standing out here? I have prepared the house and a place for the camels.”
You will not harm us, just as we have not harmed you but have only done what was good to you, sending you away in peace. You are now blessed by the Lord.”
After Abraham’s death, God blessed his son Isaac, who lived near Beer-lahai-roi.
Isaac sowed seed in that land, and in that year he reaped a hundred times what was sown. The Lord blessed him,
Then Jacob asked Him, “Please tell me Your name.”But He answered, “Why do you ask My name?” And He blessed him there.
Please take my present that was brought to you, because God has been gracious to me and I have everything I need.” So Jacob urged him until he accepted.
He said about Naphtali:Naphtali, enjoying approval,
full of the Lord’s blessing,
take possession to the west and the south.
God appeared to Jacob again after he returned from Paddan-aram, and He blessed him.
Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me.
The blessings of your father excel
the blessings of my ancestors
and the bounty of the eternal hills.
May they rest on the head of Joseph,
on the crown of the prince of his brothers.
So the woman gave birth to a son and named him Samson. The boy grew, and the Lord blessed him.
2 Samuel 6:11
The ark of the Lord remained in his house three months, and the Lord blessed Obed-edom and his whole family.
2 Samuel 6:12
It was reported to King David: “The Lord has blessed Obed-edom’s family and all that belongs to him because of the ark of God.” So David went and had the ark of God brought up from Obed-edom’s house to the city of David with rejoicing.
Haven’t You placed a hedge around him, his household, and everything he owns? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.
“What have you done to me?” Balak asked Balaam. “I brought you to curse my enemies, but look, you have only blessed them!”
I have indeed received a command to bless;
since He has blessed, I cannot change it.
Their descendants will be known among the nations,
and their posterity among the peoples.
All who see them will recognize
that they are a people the Lord has blessed.
For He strengthens the bars of your gates
and blesses your children within you.
Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Jael is most blessed of women,
the wife of Heber the Kenite;
she is most blessed among tent-dwelling women.
Then she exclaimed with a loud cry:“You are the most blessed of women,
and your child will be blessed!
because He has looked with favor
on the humble condition of His slave.
Surely, from now on all generations
will call me blessed,