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BLESSING

Blessing Declarations

  • The Lord bless you and watch, guard, and keep you; The Lord make His face to shine upon and enlighten you and be gracious (kind, merciful, and giving favor) to you; The Lord lift up His [approving] countenance upon you and give you peace (tranquility of heart and life continually). Numbers 6:24-26 AMP
  • May He grant you your heart’s desire And fulfill all your plans. Psalm 20:4 AMP
  • the Lord your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the Lord your God: “Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country. “Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks. “Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. “Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out. “The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways. “The Lord will command the blessing on you in your storehouses and in all to which you set your hand, and He will bless you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you.  “The Lord will establish you as a holy people to Himself, just as He has sworn to you, if you keep the commandments of the Lord your God and walk in His ways. Then all peoples of the earth shall see that you are called by the name of the Lord, and they shall be afraid of you. And the Lord will grant you plenty of goods, in the fruit of your body, in the increase of your livestock, and in the produce of your ground, in the land of which the Lord swore to your fathers to give you. The Lord will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand. You shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow. And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath Deuteronomy 28:1-13 NKJV

Other versions 
 
  • “The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you;  The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.” ’ Numbers 6:24-26 NKJV

Examples of Blessed

    • Abraham: By now Abraham was old and well along in years, and the LORD had blessed him in every way. Genesis 24:1 BSB
    • Job: Have You not put a hedge [of protection] around him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands [and conferred prosperity and happiness upon him], and his possessions have increased in the land. Job 1:10 AMP
    • Obed-edomSo the ark of the Lord remained in the house of Obed-edom the Gittite for three months, and the Lord blessed1 Obed-edom and all his household (family). Now King David was told2, “The Lord has blessed the house of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God.” 2 Samuel 6:11-12 AMP
    • Believers: How blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored] are the people whose God is the LORD! Psalm 114:15 AMP

More Blessings on the way

  • Be glad then, you children of Zion, And rejoice in the LORD your God; For He has given you the former rain faithfully, And He will cause the rain to come down for you— The former rain, And the latter rain in the first month. Joel 2:23 NKJV

Blessings for a thousand generations & more

  • Therefore know [without any doubt] and understand that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who is keeping His covenant and His [steadfast] lovingkindness to a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commandments Deuteronomy 7:9 AMP
  • You shall not worship them nor serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous (impassioned) God [demanding what is rightfully and uniquely mine], visiting (avenging) the iniquity (sin, guilt) of the fathers on the children [that is, calling the children to account for the sins of their fathers], to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me, but showing graciousness and steadfast lovingkindness to thousands3 [of generations] of those who love Me and keep My commandments. Exodus 20:5-6 AMP

Footnotes

  1. 01288 בּרך [bârak] \baw-rak’\A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of {adoration}) and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the {king} as treason): – X {} X {} X at {all} {blaspheme} {bless} {} {curse} X {} X {indeed} kneel ({down}) {praise} {salute} X {still} thank.
  2. How great a blessing it would have been to have to be reported to the King about Obed-edom’s prosperity?
  3. One single alphabet (in this case "s") in the Bible is enough for blessings to come upon at least a thousand more generations!