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Blessing

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Blessing

For blessing before eating
Prayer, Thanksgiving Before Taking Food; Benedictions

Responsive blessings of the law
Deuteronomy 28:1-14
Curse

Contingent upon obedience

General references
Exodus 15:26; Exodus 19:5; Exodus 20:6; Exodus 23:22; Leviticus 26:3-43; Deuteronomy 4:1; Deuteronomy 4:40; Deuteronomy 5:10; Deuteronomy 5:29; Deuteronomy 29:9; Deuteronomy 7:9; Deuteronomy 7:12-15; Deuteronomy 11:26-28; Deuteronomy 12:28; Deuteronomy 15:4-5; Deuteronomy 28:1-14; Deuteronomy 30:1-10; Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Joshua 1:8; 1 Kings 2:3-4; 1 Kings 3:14; 1 Kings 8:23; 1 Kings 9:3-9; 2 Chronicles 7:17-22; 1 Chronicles 22:13; 1 Chronicles 28:7-8; 2 Chronicles 26:5; 2 Chronicles 27:6; 2 Chronicles 30:9; 2 Chronicles 31:10; Job 36:11; Proverbs 3:1; Proverbs 16:7; Isaiah 1:19; Jeremiah 7:3-7; Jeremiah 7:23; Jeremiah 11:1-5; Jeremiah 12:16; Jeremiah 15:19-21; Jeremiah 17:24-27; Jeremiah 22:4-5; Jeremiah 22:15-16; Zech 3:7; Malachi 3:10-12; Matthew 10:22; Matthew 24:13; Mark 13:13; Colossians 1:22-23; Hebrews 3:6; Hebrews 3:14; Hebrews 6:11-12; Hebrews 10:36; Revelation 2:10
Faithfulness; Contingencies

Spiritual, from God

General references
Genesis 49:24; Exodus 15:2; Exodus 33:16; Leviticus 21:8; Exodus 31:13; Deuteronomy 33:25; Deuteronomy 33:27; 1 Samuel 2:4; Nehemiah 8:10; Job 23:6; Psalms 18:1-2; Psalms 18:28; Psalms 18:32; Psalms 18:35-36; Psalms 144:1-2; Psalms 23:2-3; Psalms 27:14; Psalms 28:8; Psalms 29:11; Psalms 30:7; Psalms 31:24; Psalms 37:6; Psalms 37:17; Psalms 37:24; Psalms 37:39; Psalms 52:8; Psalms 55:22; Psalms 61:5; Psalms 63:8; Psalms 66:9; Psalms 68:18; Psalms 68:28; Psalms 68:35; Psalms 71:16; Psalms 72:6; Psalms 72:17; Psalms 73:23; Psalms 73:26; Psalms 81:10; Psalms 84:5; Psalms 84:11; Psalms 89:17; Psalms 92:12-14; Psalms 1:3; Psalms 94:17-18; Psalms 105:4; Psalms 119:32; Psalms 119:102; Psalms 132:15-16; Psalms 138:3; Psalms 138:8; Psalms 146:5; Proverbs 10:29; Proverbs 16:6; Isaiah 1:25; Isaiah 4:3-4; Isaiah 6:6-7; Isaiah 26:12; Isaiah 28:6; Isaiah 33:5-6; Isaiah 40:11; Isaiah 40:29; Isaiah 40:31; Isaiah 41:10; Isaiah 41:13-14; Isaiah 41:17-18; Isaiah 44:3; Isaiah 45:8; Isaiah 45:24; Isaiah 54:17; Isaiah 57:19; Isaiah 58:8; Isaiah 58:10-11; Jeremiah 31:12; Jeremiah 31:14; Jeremiah 31:33; Ezekiel 16:14; Daniel 11:32; Hosea 6:3; Hosea 14:5-8; Habakkuk 3:19; Zech 10:12; Zech 12:8; Malachi 3:2-3; Malachi 4:2; John 1:16; John 17:11; Acts 20:32; Romans 9:23; Romans 14:4; 1 Corinthians 12:6; 1 Corinthians 13:10; 1 Corinthians 13:12; 1 Corinthians 15:10; 2 Corinthians 1:21-22; 2 Corinthians 3:5; 2 Corinthians 5:5; 2 Corinthians 9:8; 2 Corinthians 10:4; Ephesians 3:20; Philippians 1:6; Philippians 2:13; Philippians 4:7; Philippians 4:19; Colossians 1:11-12; 1 Thessalonians 5:24; Hebrews 12:10-11; James 1:17-18; 1 Peter 1:5; 2 Peter 1:2-4; 1 John 1:9; 1 John 4:4; Jude 1:1; Jude 1:24
Regeneration; Sanctification

Temporal, from God

General references
Genesis 1:30; Genesis 8:22; Genesis 9:1-3; Genesis 22:17; Genesis 26:4-5; Genesis 28:20-21; Genesis 49:24-25; Genesis 49:11-12; Genesis 49:20; Exodus 23:22; Exodus 34:24; Leviticus 25:20-22; Leviticus 26:4-10; Deuteronomy 1:10; Deuteronomy 2:7; Deuteronomy 4:4; Deuteronomy 4:40; Numbers 10:29; Deuteronomy 5:33; Deuteronomy 6:2-25; Deuteronomy 12:28; Deuteronomy 7:13-24; Exodus 15:26; Exodus 23:25-26; Deuteronomy 8:1-10; Deuteronomy 8:15-18; Deuteronomy 10:18; Deuteronomy 11:12-15; Deuteronomy 12:7; Deuteronomy 15:4; Deuteronomy 15:6; Deuteronomy 26:18-19; Deuteronomy 28:7-8; Deuteronomy 29:5; Deuteronomy 32:13-14; Joshua 1:8; Ruth 1:6; 1 Samuel 2:7-8; 2 Samuel 7:8-9; 1 Chronicles 17:7-8; 1 Chronicles 29:12; 1 Chronicles 29:14; 1 Chronicles 29:16; 2 Chronicles 1:12; 2 Chronicles 31:10; Ezra 8:22; Nehemiah 8:10; Job 5:10; Job 12:23; Job 22:18; Job 37:6; Job 37:10; Job 37:13; Job 37:16-17; Job 38:1-41; Psalms 21:3-5; Psalms 23:1; Psalms 23:5; Psalms 34:10; Psalms 36:6; Psalms 44:3; Psalms 65:8-13; Psalms 68:6; Psalms 68:9-10; Psalms 68:19; Psalms 69:35-36; Psalms 81:13-16; Psalms 85:12; Psalms 91:1-16; Psalms 103:2-5; Psalms 104:1-35; Psalms 105:24; Psalms 107:35-38; Psalms 111:5; Psalms 113:9; Psalms 115:16; Psalms 127:1-5; Psalms 135:7; Psalms 136:1-26; Psalms 144:12-15; Psalms 145:15-16; Psalms 146:5-9; Psalms 147:8-9; Psalms 147:13-14; Ecclesiastes 2:24; Ecclesiastes 3:13; Ecclesiastes 5:19; Isaiah 25:4; Isaiah 30:23-26; Isaiah 31:1-2; Isaiah 33:15-16; Isaiah 43:20; Isaiah 48:21; Isaiah 51:2; Isaiah 55:10; Jeremiah 5:24; Jeremiah 10:13; Jeremiah 51:16; Jeremiah 14:22; Jeremiah 27:4-6; Jeremiah 30:19; Jeremiah 31:35; Ezekiel 36:28-38; Daniel 5:18; Daniel 6:20; Daniel 6:22; Hosea 2:8; Hosea 11:3; Joel 2:21; Joel 2:23; Joel 2:26; Amos 4:7; Jonah 4:6; Zech 10:1; Malachi 3:10-12; Matthew 5:45; Matthew 6:26; Matthew 6:30-33; Matthew 10:29; Luke 12:22-31; John 6:31; Acts 14:17; 1 Corinthians 2:9; 1 Corinthians 16:2; 2 Corinthians 7:6; 2 Corinthians 9:8-10; Philippians 4:19; 2 Peter 2:7-9
God, Goodness of; God, Providence of

Temporal, from God, exemplified:

To Noah, at the time of the flood
Genesis 7:1

To Abraham
Genesis 24:1

To Isaac
Genesis 26:12-24; Genesis 26:28

To Jacob
Genesis 35:9-15

To Israelites, in Egypt
Exodus 11:3

To Israelites, in the wilderness:

Supplying water
Exodus 17:1-7; Numbers 20:10-11; Psalms 78:15-20; Psalms 105:41


Supplying manna
Exodus 16:14; Exodus 16:31; Numbers 11:7-9; Nehemiah 9:15; Psalms 78:23-24


Supplying quails
Numbers 11:31-33; Psalms 78:23-30; Psalms 105:40


To David
2 Samuel 5:10; 1 Chronicles 14:17

To Obed-Edom
2 Samuel 6:11

To Solomon
1 Kings 3:13; 1 Chronicles 29:25; 2 Chronicles 1:1

To Elijah, fed by ravens
1 Kings 17:2-7

To Elijah, fed by an angel
1 Kings 19:5-8

To the widow of Zerephath
1 Kings 17:12-16

To Hezekiah, prospered
2 Kings 18:6-7; 2 Chronicles 32:29

To Hezekiah, restored to health
2 Kings 20:1-7

To Asa
2 Chronicles 14:6-7

To Jehoshaphat
2 Chronicles 17:3-5; 2 Chronicles 20:30

To Uzziah
2 Chronicles 26:5-15

To Jotham
2 Chronicles 27:6

To Job
Job 1:10; Job 42:10; Job 42:12

To Daniel
Daniel 1:9

Temporal, prayer for

General references
Genesis 27:28-29; Genesis 28:20-21; Genesis 28:3-4; Genesis 48:16; Deuteronomy 1:11; Deuteronomy 26:15; Deuteronomy 33:11; Deuteronomy 33:13-16; Deuteronomy 33:24; 1 Kings 8:35-50; 1 Chronicles 4:10; 1 Chronicles 17:27; Psalms 28:9; Psalms 36:11; Proverbs 30:8; Matthew 6:11; Romans 1:10; 1 Thessalonians 3:11; 3 John 1:2
Afflictions and Adversities, Prayer in; Prayer; Prosperity

Temporal blessings, prayer for

Instances of:

Abraham
Genesis 15:2-4


Abraham's servant
Genesis 24:12


Laban
Genesis 24:60


Isaac
Genesis 25:21


Hannah
1 Samuel 1:11


Elijah
1 Kings 17:20-21; 1 Kings 18:42; 1 Kings 18:44; 1 Kings 18:42; James 5:17-18


Ezra
Ezra 8:21-23


Nehemiah
Nehemiah 1:11; Nehemiah 2:4; Nehemiah 6:9



Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Blessing

BLESS'ING, participle present tense Making happy; wishing happiness to; praising or extolling; consecrating by prayer.

BLESS'ING,noun Benediction; a wish of happiness pronounced; a prayer imploring happiness upon another.

1. A solemn prophetic benediction, in which happiness is desired, invoked or foretold.

This is the blessing wherewith Moses--blessed the children of Israel. Deuteronomy 33:1.

2. Any means of happiness; a gift, benefit or advantage; that which promotes temporal prosperity and welfare, or secures immortal felicity. A just and pious magistrate is a public blessing The divine favor is the greatest blessing

3. Among the Jews, a present; a gift; either because it was attended with kind wishes for the welfare of the giver, or because it was the means of increasing happiness.

Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee. Genesis 33:11.