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So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground."
Genesis Chapter 1: Verses 27 - 28
And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done. Adam and Eve
Genesis Chapter 2: Verse 3
He created them male and female and blessed them. And when they were created, he called them "man. "
Genesis Chapter 5: Verse 2
Then God blessed Noah and his sons, saying to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the earth.
Genesis Chapter 9: Verse 1
The LORD had said to Abram, "Leave your country, your people and your father's household and go to the land I will show you.
"I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.
I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you."
Genesis Chapter 12: Verses 1 - 3
God also said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you are no longer to call her Sarai; her name will be Sarah.
I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her."
Genesis Chapter 17: Verses 15 - 16
And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.
Genesis Chapter 17: Verse 20
Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.
Genesis Chapter 18: Verse 18
The angel of the LORD called to Abraham from heaven a second time
and said, "I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,
Genesis Chapter 22: Verses 15 - 16
I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies,
and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me."
Genesis Chapter 22: Verses 17 - 18
Abraham was now old and well advanced in years, and the LORD had blessed him in every way.
Genesis Chapter 24: Verse 1
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi. Ishmael's Sons
Genesis Chapter 25: Verse 11
When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he called for Esau his older son and said to him, "My son." "Here I am," he answered.
Isaac said, "I am now an old man and don't know the day of my death.
Now then, get your weapons,your quiver and bow,and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me.
Prepare me the kind of tasty food I like and bring it to me to eat, so that I may give you my blessing before I die."
Genesis Chapter 27: Verses 1 - 4
Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. He said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."
Genesis Chapter 27: Verse 41
So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him and commanded him: "Do not marry a Canaanite woman.
Go at once to Paddan Aram, to the house of your mother's father Bethuel. Take a wife for yourself there, from among the daughters of Laban, your mother's brother.
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples.
May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham, so that you may take possession of the land where you now live as an alien, the land God gave to Abraham."
Then Isaac sent Jacob on his way, and he went to Paddan Aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, who was the mother of Jacob and Esau.
Now Esau learned that Isaac had blessed Jacob and had sent him to Paddan Aram to take a wife from there, and that when he blessed him he commanded him, "Do not marry a Canaanite woman,"
Genesis Chapter 28: Verses 1 - 6
But Laban said to him, "If I have found favor in your eyes, please stay. I have learned by divination that the LORD has blessed me because of you."
Genesis Chapter 30: Verse 27
From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph. The blessing of the LORD was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.
Genesis Chapter 39: Verse 5
Then Joseph brought his father Jacob in and presented him before Pharaoh. After Jacob blessed Pharaoh,
Genesis Chapter 47: Verse 7
because of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the heavens above, blessings of the deep that lies below, blessings of the breast and womb.
Your father's blessings are greater than the blessings of the ancient mountains, than the bounty of the age-old hills. Let all these rest on the head of Joseph, on the brow of the prince among his brothers.
"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; in the morning he devours the prey, in the evening he divides the plunder."
All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them, giving each the blessing appropriate to him. The Death of Jacob
Genesis Chapter 49: Verses 25 - 28
Then Moses said, "You have been set apart to the LORD today, for you were against your own sons and brothers, and he has blessed you this day."
Exodus Chapter 32: Verse 29
See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse-
the blessing if you obey the commands of the LORD your God that I am giving you today;
Deuteronomy Chapter 11: Verses 26 - 27
Each of you must bring a gift in proportion to the way the LORD your God has blessed you. Judges
Deuteronomy Chapter 16: Verse 17
All these blessings will come upon you and accompany you if you obey the LORD your God:
Deuteronomy Chapter 28: Verse 2
This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live
Deuteronomy Chapter 30: Verse 19
The LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the first. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys.
Job Chapter 42: Verse 12
Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers.
Psalms Chapter 1: Verse 1
From the LORD comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people.
Psalms Chapter 3: Verse 8
Blessed are they who maintain justice, who constantly do what is right.
Psalms Chapter 106: Verse 3
It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the LORD bestows his blessing, even life forevermore.
Psalms Chapter 133: Verse 3
Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.
Proverbs Chapter 11: Verse 11
People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.
Proverbs Chapter 11: Verse 26
The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him.
Proverbs Chapter 20: Verse 7
A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.
Proverbs Chapter 22: Verse 9
A faithful man will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.
Proverbs Chapter 28: Verse 20
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
"Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.
Matthew Chapter 5: Verses 3 - 11
to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary.
The angel went to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you."
Luke Chapter 1: Verses 27 - 28
When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways."
Acts Chapter 3: Verse 26
David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
"Blessed are they whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will never count against him."
Romans Chapter 4: Verses 6 - 8
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
Romans Chapter 12: Verse 14
I know that when I come to you, I will come in the full measure of the blessing of Christ.
Romans Chapter 15: Verse 29
Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ?
1 Corinthians Chapter 10: Verse 16
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
Ephesians Chapter 1: Verse 3
Land that drinks in the rain often falling on it and that produces a crop useful to those for whom it is farmed receives the blessing of God.
Hebrews Chapter 6: Verse 7
Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
James Chapter 1: Verse 12
But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it,he will be blessed in what he does.
James Chapter 1: Verse 25
Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be.
James Chapter 3: Verse 10
Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.
1 Peter Chapter 3: Verse 9
"Behold, I come like a thief! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed."
Revelation Chapter 16: Verse 15
Blessed and holy are those who have part in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.Satan's Doom
Revelation Chapter 20: Verse 6
"Behold, I am coming soon! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book."
Revelation Chapter 22: Verse 7
"Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city.
Revelation Chapter 22: Verse 14
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