He blessed him and said:Abram is blessed by God Most High,
Creator of heaven and earth,
For this Melchizedek—King of Salem, priest of the Most High God,
who met Abraham and blessed him
as he returned from defeating the kings,
But one without this lineage collected tenths from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.
They blessed Rebekah, saying to her:Our sister, may you become
thousands upon ten thousands.
May your offspring possess
the gates of their enemies.
He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him.
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.
Isaac summoned Jacob, blessed him, and commanded him: “Don’t take a wife from the Canaanite women.
Esau noticed that Isaac blessed Jacob and sent him to Paddan-aram to get a wife there. When he blessed him, Isaac commanded Jacob, “Do not marry a Canaanite woman.”
By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.
Laban got up early in the morning, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, and blessed them. Then Laban left to return home.
Joseph then brought his father Jacob and presented him before Pharaoh, and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.
So Jacob blessed Pharaoh and departed from Pharaoh’s presence.
And Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons God has given me here.”So Jacob said, “Bring them to me and I will bless them.”
So he blessed them that day with these words:The nation Israel will invoke blessings by you, saying,
“May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh,”
putting Ephraim before Manasseh.
By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and he worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff.
Then he blessed Joseph and said:The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked,
the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,
These are the tribes of Israel, 12 in all, and this was what their father said to them. He blessed them, and he blessed each one with a suitable blessing.
Then Joshua blessed Caleb son of Jephunneh and gave him Hebron as an inheritance.
Joshua blessed them and sent them on their way, and they went to their homes.
1 Samuel 2:20
Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife: “May the Lord give you children by this woman in place of the one she has given to the Lord.” Then they would go home.
1 Samuel 9:13
If you go quickly, you can catch up with him before he goes to the high place to eat. The people won’t eat until he comes because he must bless the sacrifice; after that, the guests can eat. Go up immediately—you can find him now.”
2 Samuel 19:39
So all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed. The king kissed Barzillai and blessed him, and Barzillai returned to his home.
2 Samuel 6:20
When David returned home to bless his household, Saul’s daughter Michal came out to meet him. “How the king of Israel honored himself today!” she said. “He exposed himself today in the sight of the slave girls of his subjects like a vulgar person would expose himself.”
Then Simeon blessed them and told His mother Mary: “Indeed, this child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be opposed—
Moses inspected all the work they had accomplished. They had done just as the Lord commanded. Then Moses blessed them.
This is the blessing that Moses, the man of God, gave the Israelites before his death.
Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people and blessed them. He came down after sacrificing the sin offering, the burnt offering, and the fellowship offering.
Moses and Aaron then entered the tent of meeting. When they came out, they blessed the people, and the glory of the Lord appeared to all the people.
2 Samuel 6:18
When David had finished offering the burnt offering and the fellowship offerings, he blessed the people in the name of Yahweh of Hosts.
1 Kings 8:14
The king turned around and blessed the entire congregation of Israel while they were standing.
1 Kings 8:55
and he stood and blessed the whole congregation of Israel with a loud voice: