He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit. … 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. … Save your people and bless your inheritance; be their shepherd and carry them forever.
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; the curse if you disobey the commands of the Lord your God.
The Lord will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. The Lord your God will bless you in the land he is giving you. … Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water.
The Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the Lord your God loves you. … Our God, however, turned the curse into a blessing. … For surely, O turned, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield.
Now you have been pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever in your sight; for you, O Lord, have blessed it, and it will be blessed forever.
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