King James Dictionary
BLESS'ING, ppr. Making happy wishing happiness to praising or extolling consecrating by prayer.
BLESS'ING,n. 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
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
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