Bless those who persecute you: bless, and do not curse.
bless those that curse you, and pray for those who despitefully use you.
1 Peter 3:9
not rendering evil for evil or curse for curse, but to the contrary, blessing, knowing that ye are called, that ye should possess a blessing by inheritance.
1 Corinthians 4:12
and labour, working with our own hands; being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it;
And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
Also take your sheep and your cows, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless me also.
And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice and wept.
At that time the LORD separated the tribe of Levi to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, unto this day.
And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for the LORD thy God has chosen them to minister unto him and to bless in the name of the LORD; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be determined.
Neither did those who go by say, The blessing of the LORD be upon you; we bless you in the name of the LORD.
Koph Her sons rose up and called her blessed; her husband also, and he praised her.
The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Blessed be he that comes in the name of the LORD; from the house of the LORD we bless you.
Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people, for they are too mighty for me; peradventure I shall be able to smite them and drive them out of the land; for I know that he whom thou blessest shall be blessed, and he whom thou cursest shall be cursed.
He that withholds the grain, the people shall curse him, but blessing shall be upon the head of him that sells it.
Then he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those that exercise authority upon them are called well-doers.
He that blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
and make me savoury food, such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, that my soul may bless thee before I die.
Bring me venison and make me savoury food that I may eat and bless thee before the LORD before my death.
and thou shalt bring it to thy father that he may eat and that he may bless thee before his death.
And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau, thy firstborn; I have done according as thou didst command me; arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
And he also had made savory food and brought it unto his father and said unto his father, Let my father arise and eat of his son's venison that thy soul may bless me.
And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine, and he drank.
Then Isaac trembled very exceedingly and said, Who is he that has taken venison and brought it to me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest? I have blessed him and he shall be blessed.
And he said, Thy brother came with deceit and has taken away thy blessing.
And 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, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?
And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him, and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then I will slay my brother Jacob.
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.
As he loved the curse, so let it come unto him; as he delighted not in the blessing, so let it be far from him.