Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God stopped working on everything that he had been creating.
because the LORD made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and everything that is in them in six days. Then he rested on the seventh day. Therefore, the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.
God blessed them by saying, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the oceans. Let the birds multiply throughout the earth!"
So Jacob drew closer to kiss him. When Isaac smelled the scent of his son's clothes, he blessed him and said, "How my son's scent is the fragrance of the field that the LORD has blessed.
So the LORD answered the angel who was speaking to me with kind and comforting words.
You are the most handsome of Adam's descendants; grace has anointed your lips; therefore God has blessed you forever.
God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"
Creating them male and female, he blessed them and called them humans when he created them.
God blessed Noah and his sons and ordered them, "Be productive, multiply, and fill the earth.
And as for Ishmael, I've heard you. I'll bless him, and he'll have many descendants. I will multiply him greatly, he'll father twelve tribal leaders, and I'll cause his descendants to become a great nation.
Now Abraham had grown old, was well advanced in age, and the LORD had blessed Abraham in every way.
"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become wealthy. He has provided him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, camels and donkeys.
"Come on," Laban said. "The LORD has blessed you! So why are you standing out here when I've prepared some space in the house and a place for the camels?"
by which you'll agree not to do us any harm, just as we haven't harmed you, since we've done nothing but good for you after we sent you away in peace. As a result, you've been tremendously blessed by the LORD."
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who continued to live near Beer-lahai-roi.
Isaac received a 100-fold return on what he planted that year in the land he received, because the LORD blessed him.
"Please," Jacob inquired, "Tell me your name." But he asked, "Why are you asking about my name?" And he blessed Jacob there.
So receive my blessing, which has been sent to you, since God has been gracious to me. Besides, I have enough." Because Jacob kept pressing him, Esau accepted the gifts.
About Naphtali he said: "Naphtali, full of favor and the LORD's blessing, take possession of the west and south."
God appeared again to Jacob after he had arrived from Paddan-aram and blessed him.
Jacob reminded Joseph, "God Almighty revealed himself to me at Luz in Canaan and blessed me.
Your father's blessings will prove to be stronger than blessings from the eternal mountains or bounties from the everlasting hills. May they come to rest on Joseph's head, May they be set upon the brow of the one who was separated from his own brothers."
Later on, the woman gave birth to a son and named him Samson. The child grew strong and the LORD blessed him.
2 Samuel 6:11
So the ark of the LORD remained for three months in the household of Obed-edom the Gittite while the LORD blessed Obed-edom and his entire household.
2 Samuel 6:12
Later on, David was informed, "The LORD has blessed the home of Obed-edom and everything he has since he's in possession of the Ark of God." So David went out joyfully and brought up the Ark of God to the City of David from Obed-edom's home.
Haven't you surrounded him with a fence on all sides, around his house, and around all that he owns? You have blessed everything he puts his hands on and you have increased his livestock in the land.
"What are you doing to me?" Balak asked Balaam. "I brought you to curse my enemies, not pronounce a blessing!"
Look! I've received a blessing, and so I will bless. I won't withdraw it.
Your offspring will be known among the nations, and your descendants among the people. All who see them will acknowledge them, that they are an offspring the LORD has blessed."
For he has strengthened the bars of your gates, blessing your children within you.
"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world,
"Blessed above all women is Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite; most blessed is she among women who live in tents!
and she loudly exclaimed, "How blessed are you among women, and how blessed is the infant in your womb!
because he has looked favorably on his humble servant. From now on, all generations will call me blessed,