Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from evil, that it not be to my sorrow!" God granted him that which he requested.
The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, "You shall not come in here." Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion. The same is the city of David.
The ark of God remained with the family of Obed-Edom in his house three months: and the LORD blessed the house of Obed-Edom, and all that he had.
When David had made an end of offering the burnt offering and the peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD.
Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting even to everlasting. All the people said, "Amen," and praised the LORD.
All the people departed every man to his house: and David returned to bless his house.
Now it has pleased you to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever before you; for you, the LORD, have blessed, and it is blessed forever."
he sent Hadoram his son to king David, to Greet him, and to bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and struck him; (for Hadadezer had wars with Tou;) and [he had with him] all kinds of vessels of gold and silver and brass.
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Therefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.
The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses; and Aaron was separated, that he should sanctify the most holy things, he and his sons, forever, to burn incense before the LORD, to minister to him, and to bless in his name, forever.
Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh, Peullethai the eighth; for God blessed him.
Therefore David blessed the LORD before all the assembly; and David said, "You are blessed, the LORD, the God of Israel our father, forever and ever.
David said to all the assembly, "Now bless the LORD your God!" All the assembly blessed the LORD, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads and prostrated themselves before the LORD and the king.
who will also confirm you until the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
And again, "The Lord knows the reasoning of the wise, that it is worthless."
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.
Don't deprive one another, unless it is by consent for a season, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer, and may be together again, that Satan doesn't tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
If others partake of this right over you, don't we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right, but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the Good News of Christ.
The cup of blessing which we bless, isn't it a sharing of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, isn't it a sharing of the body of Christ?
Nevertheless, neither is the woman independent of the man, nor the man independent of the woman, in the Lord.
Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety;
Now I desire to have you all speak with other languages, but rather that you would prophesy. For he is greater who prophesies than he who speaks with other languages, unless he interprets, that the assembly may be built up.
But now, brothers, if I come to you speaking with other languages, what would I profit you, unless I speak to you either by way of revelation, or of knowledge, or of prophesying, or of teaching?
So also you, unless you uttered by the tongue words easy to understand, how would it be known what is spoken? For you would be speaking into the air.
Otherwise if you bless with the spirit, how will he who fills the place of the unlearned say the "Amen" at your giving of thanks, seeing he doesn't know what you say?
by which also you are saved, if you hold firmly the word which I preached to you--unless you believed in vain.
You foolish one, that which you yourself sow is not made alive unless it dies.
Everyone who sins also commits lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.
Moreover the king's servants came to bless our lord king David, saying, 'May your God make the name of Solomon better than your name, and make his throne greater than your throne;' and the king bowed himself on the bed.
Also thus said the king, 'Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has given one to sit on my throne this day, my eyes even seeing it.'"
Now therefore don't hold him guiltless, for you are a wise man; and you will know what you ought to do to him, and you shall bring his gray head down to Sheol with blood."
But king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever."
It happened, when Hiram heard the words of Solomon, that he rejoiced greatly, and said, "Blessed is the LORD this day, who has given to David a wise son over this great people."
The king turned his face about, and blessed all the assembly of Israel: and all the assembly of Israel stood.
He said, "Blessed is the LORD, the God of Israel, who spoke with his mouth to David your father, and has with his hand fulfilled it, saying,
Nevertheless, you shall not build the house; but your son who shall come forth out of your body, he shall build the house for my name.'
But will God in very deed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house that I have built!
He stood, and blessed all the assembly of Israel with a loud voice, saying,
"Blessed be the LORD, who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he promised. There has not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by Moses his servant.
On the eighth day he sent the people away; and they blessed the king, and went to their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had shown to David his servant, and to Israel his people.
Blessed is the LORD your God, who delighted in you, to set you on the throne of Israel. Because the LORD loved Israel forever, therefore made he you king, to do justice and righteousness."