64 occurrences

'Blessing' in the Bible

Suppose my father touches me. Then I will be revealed to him as a deceiver and bring a curse rather than a blessing on myself.”

As soon as Isaac had finished blessing Jacob and Jacob had left the presence of his father Isaac, his brother Esau arrived from the hunt.

But he replied, “Your brother came deceitfully and took your blessing.”

So he said, “Isn’t he rightly named Jacob? For he has cheated me twice now. He took my birthright, and look, now he has taken my blessing.” Then he asked, “Haven’t you saved a blessing for me?”

Esau said to his father, “Do you only have one blessing, my father? Bless me too, my father!” And Esau wept loudly.

May God give you and your offspring the blessing of Abraham so that you may possess the land where you live as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham.”

From the time that he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the Lord blessed the Egyptian’s house because of Joseph. The Lord’s blessing was on all that he owned, in his house and in his fields.

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.

Take even your flocks and your herds as you asked and leave, and also bless me.”

Afterward Moses said, “Today you have been dedicated to the Lord, since each man went against his son and his brother. Therefore you have brought a blessing on yourselves today.”

I will appoint My blessing for you in the sixth year, so that it will produce a crop sufficient for three years.

there will be a blessing, if you obey the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you today,

When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.

“But whenever you want, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you. Those who are clean or unclean may eat it, as they would a gazelle or deer,

Everyone must appear with a gift suited to his means, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you.

Yet the Lord your God would not listen to Balaam, but He turned the curse into a blessing for you because the Lord your God loves you.

The Lord will grant you a blessing on your storehouses and on everything you do; He will bless you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

This is the blessing that Moses, the man of God, gave the Israelites before his death.

He said about Naphtali:Naphtali, enjoying approval,full of the Lord’s blessing,take possession to the west and the south.

She replied, “Give me a blessing. Since you have given me land in the Negev, give me the springs of water also.” So he gave her the upper and lower springs.

She answered him, “Give me a blessing. Since you have given me land in the Negev, give me springs of water also.” So Caleb gave her both the upper and lower springs.

Now, please bless Your servant’s house so that it will continue before You forever. For You, Lord God, have spoken, and with Your blessing Your servant’s house will be blessed forever.

He asked the Gibeonites, “What should I do for you? How can I make atonement so that you will bring a blessing on the Lord’s inheritance?”

Then the Levites—Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah—said, “Stand up. Praise Yahweh your God from everlasting to everlasting.”Praise Your glorious name,and may it be exalted above all blessing and praise.

because they did not meet the Israelites with food and water. Instead, they hired Balaam against them to curse them, but our God turned the curse into a blessing.

He will receive blessing from the Lord,and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

He loved cursing—let it fall on him;he took no delight in blessing—let it be far from him.

Then none who pass by will say,“May the Lord’s blessing be on you.”We bless you in the name of Yahweh.

It is like the dew of Hermonfalling on the mountains of Zion.For there the Lord has appointed the blessing—life forevermore.

but it will go well with those who convict the guilty,and a generous blessing will come to them.

On that day Israel will form a triple alliance with Egypt and Assyria—a blessing within the land.

I will make them and the area around My hill a blessing: I will send down showers in their season—showers of blessing.

The best of all the firstfruits of every kind and contribution of every kind from all your gifts will belong to the priests. You are to give your first batch of dough to the priest so that a blessing may rest on your homes.

Who knows? He may turn and relentand leave a blessing behind Him,so you can offer grain and wineto the Lord your God.

You force the women of My peopleout of their comfortable homes,and you take My blessingfrom their children forever.

As you have been a curse among the nations, house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you, and you will be a blessing. Don’t be afraid; let your hands be strong.”

And they were continually in the temple complex praising God.

Likewise, David also speaks of the blessing of the man God credits righteousness to apart from works:

Is this blessing only for the circumcised, then? Or is it also for the uncircumcised? For we say, Faith was credited to Abraham for righteousness.

I know that when I come to you, I will come in the fullness of the blessing of Christ.

For ground that has drunk the rain that has often fallen on it and that produces vegetation useful to those it is cultivated for receives a blessing from God.

For you know that later, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he didn’t find any opportunity for repentance, though he sought it with tears.

Praising and cursing come out of the same mouth. My brothers, these things should not be this way.

I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them say:Blessing and honor and glory and dominionto the One seated on the throne,and to the Lamb, forever and ever!

saying:Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdomand thanksgiving and honorand power and strengthbe to our God forever and ever. Amen.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר אשׁר 
'ashar 
Usage: 16

אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

בּרך 
B@rak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

ἐνευλογέω 
Eneulogeo 
Usage: 2

εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

εὐλογητός 
Eulogetos 
Usage: 8

εὐλογία 
Eulogia 
Usage: 16

μακαρίζω 
Makarizo 
Usage: 2

μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

μακαρισμός 
Makarismos 
Usage: 3

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