29 Bible Verses about People Blessing
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Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;
When Esau heard the words of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry, and said to his father, “Bless me, even me also, O my father!”
Take both your flocks and your herds, as you have said, and go, and bless me also.”
Esau said to his father, “Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, O my father.” So Esau lifted his voice and wept.
At that time the Lord set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of the Lord, to stand before the Lord to serve Him and to bless in His name until this day.
Then the priests, the sons of Levi, shall come near, for the Lord your God has chosen them to serve Him and to bless in the name of the Lord; and every dispute and every assault shall be settled by them.
Nor do those who pass by say,
“The blessing of the Lord be upon you;
We bless you in the name of the Lord.”
Her children rise up and bless her;
Her husband also, and he praises her, saying:
“The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me,
And I made the widow’s heart sing for joy.
Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord;
We have blessed you from the house of the Lord.
Now, therefore, please come, curse this people for me since they are too mighty for me; perhaps I may be able to defeat them and drive them out of the land. For I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed.”
He who withholds grain, the people will curse him,
But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.
And He said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who have authority over them are called ‘Benefactors.’
He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning,
It will be reckoned a curse to him.
and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that my soul may bless you before I die.”
‘Bring me some game and prepare a savory dish for me, that I may eat, and bless you in the presence of the Lord before my death.’
Then you shall bring it to your father, that he may eat, so that he may bless you before his death.”
Jacob said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn; I have done as you told me. Get up, please, sit and eat of my game, that you may bless me.”
Then he also made savory food, and brought it to his father; and he said to his father, “Let my father arise and eat of his son’s game, that you may bless me.”
So he said, “Bring it to me, and I will eat of my son’s game, that I may bless you.” And he brought it to him, and he ate; he also brought him wine and he drank.
Then Isaac trembled violently, and said, “Who was he then that hunted game and brought it to me, so that I ate of all of it before you came, and blessed him? Yes, and he shall be blessed.”
And he said, “Your brother came deceitfully and has taken away your blessing.”
Then he said, “Is he not rightly named Jacob, for he has supplanted me these two times? He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing.” And he said, “Have you not reserved a blessing for me?”
So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, “The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”
And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
He also loved cursing, so it came to him;
And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.