Melchizedek blessed Abram and said, "Abram is blessed by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,
Now this man Melchizedek, king of Salem and priest of the Most High God, met Abraham and blessed him when he was returning from defeating the kings.
But this man, whose descent is not traced from them, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the man who had received the promises.
As they were leaving, they all blessed Rebekah by saying, "Our sister, may you become the mother of tens of millions! May your descendants take over the city gates of those who hate them."
He didn't recognize Jacob, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau, so Isaac blessed him.
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.
Later, Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, instructing him, "Don't marry a wife from the local Canaanite women.
Esau noticed that after Isaac had blessed Jacob as he was sending him off to Paddan-aram to marry a wife from there, he had instructed Jacob, "Don't marry a Canaanite woman."
By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future.
Early the next morning, Laban woke up, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, blessed them, and then left for home.
Later, Joseph brought his father Jacob to Pharaoh and introduced him. Jacob blessed Pharaoh.
Then Jacob blessed Pharaoh and then left the throne room.
"These are my sons," Joseph replied. "God gave them to me here in Egypt." "Please bring them close to me," Jacob said, "so I can bless them."
That very day, Jacob blessed them with this blessing: "By you Israel will extend this blessing: "May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!'"
By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph's sons "and worshipped while leaning on the top of his staff."
Then Israel blessed Joseph by saying: "May the God in whose presence my ancestors Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has continued shepherding me my whole life even until today,
That's how Israel blessed these twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father told them when he pronounced his blessing for them, blessing each one with a blessing suitable for them.
So Joshua blessed him and gave Hebron to Jephunneh's son Caleb for his inheritance.
That's how Joshua blessed them. Then he sent them on their way and they returned to their tents.
1 Samuel 2:20
Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, "May the LORD give you descendants from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the LORD." Then they would return to their home.
1 Samuel 9:13
When you come into town you can find him before he goes up to the high place to eat. For the people don't eat until he arrives, because he must bless the sacrifice and then after that those who are invited will eat. So go up right now because you can find him now."
2 Samuel 19:39
Then all the people crossed the Jordan River, followed by the king. The king embraced Barzillai, blessed him, and then Barzillai returned to his home.
2 Samuel 6:20
When David returned to bless his household, Saul's daughter Michal came out to meet him and called out, "How the king of Israel honored himself today by undressing himself right in front of his women staff members, just like any pervert would dare to expose himself!"
Then Simeon blessed them and told Mary, his mother, "This infant is destined to cause many in Israel to fall and rise. Also, he will be a sign that will be opposed.
Moses blessed them when he saw all the work and that they had completed it. They had done it just as the LORD had commanded.
This is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, blessed the Israelis before his death.
Aaron raised his hand toward the people and blessed them. Then he came down from the altar after offering the sin, whole burnt, and peace offerings.
Moses and Aaron 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
After David had finished sacrificing the burnt offerings and peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies
1 Kings 8:14
Then the king turned to face the entire congregation of Israel while the congregation of Israel remained standing.
1 Kings 8:55
stood up, and blessed all of the assembly of Israel in a loud voice. He said: