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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 8638 benedictions
8638 benedictions

8638 benedictions

Prayers invoking God’s blessing upon others. They are often spoken at a time of impending separation, although they may sometimes constitute greetings.

Benedictions pronounced by priests

Nu 6:23-27 See also Dt 21:5; 1Sa 2:20; 2Ch 30:27

Benedictions pronounced by kings

1Ki 8:54-61 See also Ge 14:18-20; 2Sa 6:20; 2Ch 6:3-11

Benedictions pronounced by other leaders of the nation of Israel

Jos 22:6-8 See also Dt 33:1-29

Benedictions pronounced by family members

Ru 1:8-9 See also Ge 24:60; Ge 27:27-29; Ge 48:9-22; Ge 49:1-28

Apostolic benedictions on the church

The blessing of grace and peace Ro 1:7 See also Ro 16:20; 1Co 1:3; 1Co 16:23; Gal 1:2-5; Gal 6:16; Eph 1:2; Eph 6:23; 1Ti 1:2; Rev 22:21

The blessing of spiritual growth Heb 13:20-21 See also 1Pe 5:10

The blessing of God in all his fulness 2Co 13:14

See also

1620beatitudes, the
2360Christ, prayers of
3221Holy Spirit & prayer
5767attitudes in prayer
8610prayer, asking God
8658Lord’s Prayer

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