Definition Of blessing


(of a priest) pronounce words in a religious rite, to confer or invoke divine favor upon; ask God to look favorably on.

he blessed the dying man and anointed him

God's favor and protection.

may God continue to give us his blessing

Example Of blessing

  • A long blessing of praise to God for salvation follows.

  • a priest gave a blessing as the ship was launched

  • And all of this, of course, is aimed at getting a new U.N. blessing for the plan moving forward in Iraq to transfer sovereignty.

  • At a meeting on Thursday members of the executive committee will be asked to give a blessing to the improvement plan.

  • Brother Dave offered a blessing on our evening meal, and asked for guidance in staying focused over the next few days.

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