What Does The Bible Say About A Prayer For The Blessing Of God?
Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims
Numbers 6:24-26 – The Lord bless thee, and keep thee. The Lord shew his face to thee, and have mercy on thee. The Lord turn his countenance to thee, and give thee peace.
Deuteronomy 26:15 – Look from thy sanctuary, and thy high habitation of heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and the land which thou hast given us, as thou didst swear to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Psalms 27:9 – Save, O Lord, thy people, and bless thy inheritance: and rule them and exalt them for ever.
Psalms 66:7-8 – The earth hath yielded her fruit. May God, our God bless us, May God bless us: and all the ends of the earth fear him.
Psalms 113:23 – Blessed be you of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
Psalms 133:3 – May the Lord out of Sion bless thee, he that made heaven and earth.