Saturday, July 2, 2011


I was thinking about this word today and I was asking myself what does the word "bless" actually mean. So I looked it up and here is what I found.


[bles-ing] Show IPA
the act or words of a person who blesses.
a special favor, mercy, or benefit: the blessings of liberty.
a favor or gift bestowed by god, thereby bringing happiness.

Blessing (ˈblɛsɪŋ) [Click for IPA pronunciation guide]
1. the act of invoking divine protection or aid
2. the words or ceremony used for this
3. a short prayer of thanksgiving before or after a meal; grace
4. Judaism brachah , Also called: brocho
a. a short prayer prescribed for a specific occasion and beginning "Blessed art thou, O Lord…"
b. a section of the liturgy including a similar formula
5. approval; good wishes: her father gave his blessing to the marriage
6. the bestowal of a divine gift or favour
7. a happy event or state of affairs: a blessing in disguis

Blessing is a very interesting world. God bless you and bring you happiness and joy.


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