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Definition of Bless


  1. To make or pronounce holy; to consecrate
  2. To make happy, blithesome, or joyous; to confer prosperity or happiness upon; to grant divine favor to.
  3. To express a wish or prayer for the happiness of; to invoke a blessing upon; -- applied to persons.
  4. To invoke or confer beneficial attributes or qualities upon; to invoke or confer a blessing on, -- as on food.
  5. To make the sign of the cross upon; to cross (one's self).
  6. To guard; to keep; to protect.
  7. To praise, or glorify; to extol for excellences.
  8. To esteem or account happy; to felicitate.
  9. To wave; to brandish.

Bless Quotations

God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
Mahatma Gandhi

Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Swami Vivekananda

Never give up on your dream... because you never know what the Lord can bless you with.
Kelly Rowland

The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking.
Will Rogers

Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
Barbara de Angelis
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Bless Translations

bless in Dutch is zegenen, inzegenen, wijden
bless in Finnish is siunata
bless in German is verletzen, preisen, segnen, verletzen
bless in Italian is benedire
bless in Norwegian is velsigne
bless in Spanish is bendecir

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