Bless"ing, n. [AS. bletsung. See Bless, v. t.]


The act of one who blesses.


A declaration of divine favor, or an invocation imploring divine favor on some or something; a benediction; a wish of happiness pronounces.

This is the blessing, where with Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel. Deut. xxxiii. 1.


A means of happiness; that which promotes prosperity and welfare; a beneficent gift.

Nature's full blessings would be well dispensed. Milton.

4. Bib.

A gift.

[A Hebraism]

Gen. xxxiii. 11.


Grateful praise or worship.


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