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.
"Every word of God is flawless. He is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
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.
The enemy is overtaken by endless ruin. The very memory of the cities which you have overthrown has perished.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns the LORD.
He lies in wait near the villages. From ambushes, he murders the innocent. His eyes are secretly set against the helpless.
He lurks in secret as a lion in his ambush. He lies in wait to catch the helpless. He catches the helpless, when he draws him in his net.
The helpless are crushed. They collapse. They fall under his strength.
Arise, the LORD! God, lift up your hand! Don't forget the helpless.
But you do see trouble and grief. You consider it to take it into your hand. You help the victim and the fatherless.
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more. For the Chief Musician. By David.
The words of the LORD are flawless words, as silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times.
He who walks blamelessly does what is right, and speaks truth in his heart;
I will bless the LORD, who has given me counsel. Yes, my heart instructs me in the night seasons.
I was also blameless with him. I kept myself from my iniquity.
the LORD lives; and blessed be my rock. Exalted be the God of my salvation,
Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins. Let them not have dominion over me. Then I will be upright. I will be blameless and innocent of great transgression.
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.
As for me, I said in my haste, "I am cut off from before your eyes." Nevertheless you heard the voice of my petitions when I cried to you.
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.
For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.
Though while he lived he blessed his soul-- and men praise you when you do well for yourself--
Attend to me, and answer me. I am restless in my complaint, and moan,
Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?
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.
to shoot innocent men from ambushes. They shoot at him suddenly and fearlessly.
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.
A father of the fatherless, and a defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
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.
I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.
Nevertheless, I am continually with you. You have held my right hand.
When I choose the appointed time, I will judge blamelessly.
"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
Nevertheless you shall die like men, and fall like one of the rulers."
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.
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield. the LORD will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.
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.
A senseless man doesn't know, neither does a fool understand this:
They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.
Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?
Blessed is the man whom you discipline, Yah, and teach out of your law;
Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul would have soon lived in silence.
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.
I will be careful to live a blameless life. When will you come to me? I will walk within my house with a blameless heart.
I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.
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.
Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power known.
Nevertheless he regarded their distress, when he heard their cry.
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.
He pours contempt on princes, and causes them to wander in a trackless waste.
Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.
Let there be none to extend kindness to him, neither let there be any to have pity on his fatherless children.
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.
Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
Let my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be disappointed. KAF
Unless your law had been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.
I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commands are boundless. MEM
I look at the faithless with loathing, because they don't observe your word.
Blessed be the LORD, who has not given us as a prey to their teeth.
Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman guards it in vain.
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.
the LORD preserves the foreigners. He upholds the fatherless and widow, but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.
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.
Remember therefore from where you have fallen, and repent and do the first works; or else I am coming to you swiftly, and will move your lampstand out of its place, unless you repent.
Behold, I will throw her into a bed, and those who commit adultery with her into great oppression, unless they repent of her works.
Nevertheless, hold that which you have firmly until I come.
Nevertheless you have a few names in Sardis that did not defile their garments. They will walk with me in white, for they are worthy.
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."
and that no one would be able to buy or to sell, unless he has that mark, the name of the beast or the number of his name.
In their mouth was found no lie, for they are blameless.
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.
Because, knowing God, they didn't glorify him as God, neither gave thanks, but became vain in their reasoning, and their senseless heart was darkened.
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.
Nevertheless death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those whose sins weren't like Adam's disobedience, who is a foreshadowing of him who was to come.
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? May it never be! However, I wouldn't have known sin, except through the law. For I wouldn't have known coveting, unless the law had said, "You shall not covet."
of whom are the fathers, and from whom is Christ as concerning the flesh, who is over all, God, blessed forever. Amen.
As Isaiah has said before, "Unless the Lord of Armies had left us a seed, we would have become like Sodom, and would have been made like Gomorrah."
And how will they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the Good News of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!"
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."
Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, "Blessed be he of the LORD, who has not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead." Naomi said to her, "The man is a close relative to us, one of our near kinsmen."
He said, "Blessed are you by the LORD, my daughter. You have shown more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as you didn't follow young men, whether poor or rich.
The women said to Naomi, "Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a near kinsman; and let his name be famous in Israel.
My dove, my perfect one, is unique. She is her mother's only daughter. She is the favorite one of her who bore her. The daughters saw her, and called her blessed; the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.
if anyone is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, who are not accused of loose or unruly behavior.
For the overseer must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-pleasing, not easily angered, not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for dishonest gain;
looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ;
Don't oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'
It shall come to pass that, as you were a curse among the nations, house of Judah and house of Israel, so will I save you, and you shall be a blessing. Don't be afraid. Let your hands be strong."
Their buyers slaughter them, and go unpunished. Those who sell them say, 'Blessed be the LORD, for I am rich;' and their own shepherds don't pity them.
Woe to the worthless shepherd who leaves the flock! The sword will be on his arm, and on his right eye. His arm will be completely withered, and his right eye will be totally blinded!"
This is the joyous city that lived carelessly, that said in her heart, "I am, and there is none besides me." How she has become a desolation, a place for animals to lie down in! Everyone who passes by her will hiss, and shake their fists.