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blessing

Judaism
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
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Come and enter into me and cleanse me from all sin and save and bless my soul.
Retired teacher Marilyn said her sister, who was a recovering alcoholic, had prayed for a dog in the months before she found Bless.
Bless old and new and renewed centers of urban southern culture: New Orleans, Savannah, Austin, Birmingham, Jackson, Memphis, St.
There's a lot going on in Bless Israel; Be Blessed and at first glance one might believe it's a series of dissimilar threads leading in different directions; but by cementing the discussion with Biblical references in general and centering it around the story of Jacob in particular, Bless Israel; Be Blessed succeeds in creating a foundation for its revelations where scholarly readers can easily assimilate the qualities of God's covenants with man and its ultimate purposes.
God bless investment bankers, Lord And those who keep their loot abroad And let us selflessly applaud When they receive their bonus hoard.
Moses gets clear instructions from God on how a blessing should go, at least: "The Lord bless and keep you
bless the hurt between us, bless the new flecking scab,
eat of my game so that you may solemnly bless me' (27:19).
Graciously hear our prayers and, in your goodness and mercy, bless these boats and all who sail on them.
May God the father of goodness, who commended us to help each other as brothers and sisters, bless this new building with his presence and look kindly on all who enter here.
In that blessing at the end of maggid (which precedes the blessing over the second of the four cups of wine that we drink in the course of the evening), we bless God Who redeemed us and our ancestors.
Bless of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who will work with the telescope's high-speed photometer.