So Joshua blessed them, and sent them away; and they went to their tents.
Now to the one half-tribe of Manasseh Moses had given inheritance in Bashan; but to the other half gave Joshua among their brothers beyond the Jordan westward. Moreover when Joshua sent them away to their tents, he blessed them,
The thing pleased the children of Israel; and the children of Israel blessed God, and spoke no more of going up against them to war, to destroy the land in which the children of Reuben and the children of Gad lived.
but I would not listen to Balaam; therefore he blessed you still. So I delivered you out of his hand.
She said to him, "Give me a blessing; for that you have set me in the land of the South, give me also springs of water." Then Caleb gave her the upper springs and the lower springs.
"Because the leaders took the lead in Israel, because the people offered themselves willingly, be blessed, the LORD!
My heart is toward the governors of Israel, who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless the LORD!
"Jael shall be blessed above women, the wife of Heber the Kenite; blessed shall she be above women in the tent.
The woman bore a son, and named him Samson: and the child grew, and the LORD blessed him.
He said to his mother, "The eleven hundred [pieces] of silver that were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is with me; I took it." His mother said, "Blessed be my son of the LORD."
Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people, and blessed them; and he came down from offering the sin offering, and the burnt offering, and the peace offerings.
Moses and Aaron went into the Tent of Meeting, and came out, and blessed the people: and the glory of the LORD appeared to all the people.
then I will command my blessing on you in the sixth year, and it shall bring forth fruit for the three years.
Having come in, the angel said to her, "Rejoice, you highly favored one! The Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women!"
She called out with a loud voice, and said, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!
Blessed is she who believed, for there will be a fulfillment of the things which have been spoken to her from the Lord!"
for he has looked at the humble state of his handmaid. For behold, from now on, all generations will call me blessed.
His mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue freed, and he spoke, blessing God.
"Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, for he has visited and worked redemption for his people;
then he received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
and Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary, his mother, "Behold, this child is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which is spoken against.
He lifted up his eyes to his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.
Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.
Blessed are you when men shall hate you, and when they shall exclude and mock you, and throw out your name as evil, for the Son of Man's sake.
bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you.
Blessed is he who is not offended by me."
He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to the sky, he blessed them, and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the multitude.
Turning to the disciples, he said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see the things that you see,
It came to pass, as he said these things, a certain woman out of the multitude lifted up her voice, and said to him, "Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts which nursed you!"
But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."
Blessed are those servants, whom the lord will find watching when he comes. Most certainly I tell you, that he will dress himself, and make them recline, and will come and serve them.
They will be blessed if he comes in the second or third watch, and finds them so.
Blessed is that servant whom his lord will find doing so when he comes.
Behold, your house is left to you desolate. I tell you, you will not see me, until you say, 'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!'"
and you will be blessed, because they don't have the resources to repay you. For you will be repaid in the resurrection of the righteous."
When one of those who sat at the table with him heard these things, he said to him, "Blessed is he who will feast in the Kingdom of God!"
saying, "Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest!"
For behold, the days are coming in which they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed.'
He led them out as far as Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.
It happened, while he blessed them, that he withdrew from them, and was carried up into heaven.
and were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.
If you will not listen, and if you will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name," says the LORD of Armies, "then will I send the curse on you, and I will curse your blessings. Indeed, I have cursed them already, because you do not lay it to heart.
Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, and test me now in this," says the LORD of Armies, "if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough for.
"All nations shall call you blessed, for you will be a delightful land," says the LORD of Armies.
He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke the loaves, and he gave to his disciples to set before them, and he divided the two fish among them all.
They had a few small fish. Having blessed them, he said to serve these also.
He took them in his arms, and blessed them, laying his hands on them.
Those who went in front, and those who followed, cried out, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!
Blessed is the kingdom of our father David that is coming in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!"
As they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had blessed, he broke it, and gave to them, and said, "Take, eat. This is my body."
But he stayed quiet, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, "Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?"
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.
Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
"Blessed are you when people reproach you, persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,
Blessed is he who finds no occasion for stumbling in me."
"But blessed are your eyes, for they see; and your ears, for they hear.
He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass; and he took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave to the multitudes.
Jesus answered him, "Blessed are you, Simon Bar Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.
The multitudes who went before him, and who followed kept shouting, "Hosanna to the son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!"
For I tell you, you will not see me from now on, until you say, 'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!'"
Blessed is that servant whom his lord finds doing so when he comes.
Then the King will tell those on his right hand, 'Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
You drive the women of my people out from their pleasant houses; from their young children you take away my blessing forever.
and Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. All the people answered, "Amen, Amen," with the lifting up of their hands. They bowed their heads, and worshiped the LORD with their faces to the ground.
Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, [and] Pethahiah, said, "Stand up and bless the LORD your God from everlasting to everlasting! Bessed be your glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise!
The people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
because they didn't meet the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, to curse them: however our God turned the curse into a blessing.
"Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, 'This is how you shall bless the children of Israel.' You shall tell them,
'the LORD bless you, and keep you.
"So they shall put my name on the children of Israel; and I will bless them."
Please come now therefore curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: perhaps I shall prevail, that we may strike them, and that I may drive them out of the land; for I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed."
God said to Balaam, "You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people; for they are blessed."
Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to me? I took you to curse my enemies, and behold, you have blessed them altogether."
Behold, I have received a command to bless. He has blessed, and I can't reverse it.
Balak said to Balaam, "Neither curse them at all, nor bless them at all."
When Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he didn't go, as at the other times, to meet with enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.
He couched, he lay down as a lion, as a lioness; who shall rouse him up? Everyone who blesses you is blessed. Everyone who curses you is cursed."
Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he struck his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, and, behold, you have altogether blessed them these three times.
the LORD's curse is in the house of the wicked, but he blesses the habitation of the righteous.
Let your spring be blessed. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.
"Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, for blessed are those who keep my ways.
Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.
the LORD's blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.
By the blessing of the upright, the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
People curse someone who withholds grain, but blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.
He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who has pity on the poor.
He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in the LORD is blessed.
A righteous man walks in integrity. Blessed are his children after him.
An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.
He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.
but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a rich blessing will come on them.
He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse by him.
Blessed is the man who always fears; but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.
Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but one who keeps the law is blessed.
There is a generation that curses their father, and doesn't bless their mother.
Her children rise up and call her blessed. Her husband also praises her:
Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;
Give sincere homage to the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him. A Psalm by David, when he fled from Absalom his son.
Salvation belongs to the LORD. Your blessing be on your people. Selah. For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. A Psalm by David.
For you will bless the righteous. the LORD, you will surround him with favor as with a shield. For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, upon the eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm by David.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns the LORD.
I will bless the LORD, who has given me counsel. Yes, my heart instructs me in the night seasons.
the LORD lives; and blessed be my rock. Exalted be the God of my salvation,
For you meet him with the blessings of goodness. You set a crown of fine gold on his head.
For you make him most blessed forever. You make him glad with joy in your presence.
He shall receive a blessing from the LORD, righteousness from the God of his salvation.
My foot stands in an even place. In the congregations I will bless the LORD. By David.
Blessed be the LORD, because he has heard the voice of my petitions.
Save your people, and bless your inheritance. Be their shepherd also, and bear them up forever. A Psalm by David.
the LORD will give strength to his people. the LORD will bless his people with peace. A Psalm. A Song for the Dedication of the Temple. By David.
Blessed is he whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
Blessed is the man to whom the LORD doesn't impute iniquity, in whose spirit there is no deceit.
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.
I will bless the LORD at all times. His praise will always be in my mouth.
Oh taste and see that the LORD is good. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
For such as are blessed by him shall inherit the land. Those who are cursed by him shall be cut off.
All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His seed is blessed.
Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Blessed is he who considers the poor. the LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.
the LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive. He shall be blessed on the earth, and he will not surrender him to the will of his enemies.
Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting and to everlasting! Amen and amen. BOOK II For the Chief Musician. A contemplation by the sons of Korah.
You are the most excellent of the sons of men. Grace has anointed your lips, therefore God has blessed you forever.
Though while he lived he blessed his soul-- and men praise you when you do well for yourself--
They fully intend to throw him down from his lofty place. They delight in lies. They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
So I will bless you while I live. I will lift up my hands in your name.
Blessed is one whom you choose, and cause to come near, that he may live in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.
You drench its furrows. You level its ridges. You soften it with showers. You bless it with a crop.
Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor his loving kindness from me. For the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Psalm. A song.
May God be merciful to us, bless us, and cause his face to shine on us. Selah.
The earth has yielded its increase. God, even our own God, will bless us.
God will bless us. All the ends of the earth shall fear him. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David. A song.
Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burdens, even the God who is our salvation. Selah.
"Bless God in the congregations, even the Lord in the assembly of Israel!"
They shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba. Men shall pray for him continually. They shall bless him all day long.
His name endures forever. His name continues as long as the sun. Men shall be blessed by him. All nations will call him blessed.
Blessed be his glorious name forever! Let the whole earth be filled with his glory! Amen and amen.
Blessed are those who dwell in your house. They are always praising you. Selah.
Blessed are those whose strength is in you; who have set their hearts on a pilgrimage.
Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.
the LORD of Armies, blessed is the man who trusts in you. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by the sons of Korah.
Blessed are the people who learn to acclaim you. They walk in the light of your presence, the LORD.
Blessed be the LORD forevermore. Amen, and Amen. BOOK IV A Prayer by Moses, the man of God.
Blessed is the man whom you discipline, Yah, and teach out of your law;
Sing to the LORD! Bless his name! Proclaim his salvation from day to day!
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him, and bless his name.
Bless the LORD, my soul. the LORD, my God, you are very great. You are clothed with honor and majesty.
Let sinners be consumed out of the earth. Let the wicked be no more. Bless the LORD, my soul. Praise Yah!
Blessed are those who keep justice. Blessed is one who does what is right at all times.
Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting even to everlasting! Let all the people say, "Amen." Praise Yah! BOOK V
He blesses them also, so that they are multiplied greatly. He doesn't allow their livestock to decrease.
Yes, he loved cursing, and it came to him. He didn't delight in blessing, and it was far from him.
They may curse, but you bless. When they arise, they will be shamed, but your servant shall rejoice.
Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who delights greatly in his commandments.
His seed will be mighty in the land. The generation of the upright will be blessed.
Blessed be the name of the LORD, from this time forth and forevermore.
the LORD remembers us. He will bless us. He will bless the house of Israel. He will bless the house of Aaron.
He will bless those who fear the LORD, both small and great.
Blessed are you by the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
But we will bless Yah, from this time forth and forevermore. Praise Yah!
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! We have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.
Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the LORD's law.
Blessed are those who keep his statutes, who seek him with their whole heart.
Blessed are you, the LORD. Teach me your statutes.
Blessed be the LORD, who has not given us as a prey to their teeth.
Blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, who walks in his ways.
Behold, thus is the man blessed who fears the LORD.
May the LORD bless you out of Zion, and may you see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life.
Neither do those who go by say, "The blessing of the LORD be on you. We bless you in the name of the LORD." A Song of Ascents.
I will abundantly bless her provision. I will satisfy her poor with bread.
like the dew of Hermon, that comes down on the hills of Zion: for there the LORD gives the blessing, even life forevermore. A Song of Ascents.
May the LORD bless you from Zion; even he who made heaven and earth.
Blessed be the LORD from Zion, Who dwells at Jerusalem. Praise Yah!
Blessed be the LORD, my rock, who teaches my hands to war, and my fingers to battle:
My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD. Let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.
For he has strengthened the bars of your gates. He has blessed your children within you.
Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it, for the time is at hand.
saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb who has been killed to receive the power, wealth, wisdom, strength, honor, glory, and blessing!"
I heard every created thing which is in heaven, on the earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them, saying, "To him who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb be the blessing, the honor, the glory, and the dominion, forever and ever! Amen!"
saying, "Amen! Blessing, glory, wisdom, thanksgiving, honor, power, and might, be to our God forever and ever! Amen."
I heard the voice from heaven saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors; for their works follow with them."
"Behold, I come like a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his clothes, so that he doesn't walk naked, and they see his shame."
He said to me, "Write, 'Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.'" He said to me, "These are true words of God."
Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over these, the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and will reign with him one thousand years.
"Behold, I come quickly. Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book."
Blessed are those who do his commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter in by the gates into the city.
who exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Even as David also pronounces blessing on the man to whom God counts righteousness apart from works,
"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
Blessed is the man whom the Lord will by no means charge with sin."
Is this blessing then pronounced on the circumcised, or on the uncircumcised also? For we say that faith was accounted to Abraham for righteousness.
of whom are the fathers, and from whom is Christ as concerning the flesh, who is over all, God, blessed forever. Amen.
Bless those who persecute you; bless, and don't curse.
I know that, when I come to you, I will come in the fullness of the blessing of the Good News of Christ.
Behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said to the reapers, "the LORD be with you." They answered him, "the LORD bless you."
Her mother-in-law said to her, "Where have you gleaned today? Where have you worked? Blessed be he who noticed you." She showed her mother-in-law with whom she had worked, and said, "The man's name with whom I worked today is Boaz."
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