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Synonyms for bless

Synonyms for bless

to make sacred by a religious rite

Synonyms for bless

confer prosperity or happiness on

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make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection


render holy by means of religious rites

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May God bless you with anger--at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people and the earth, so that you may work for justice, freedom, and peace.
May God bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer, so that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and to turn their pain into joy.
May God bless you with discomfort--at easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart.
I bless you with the bereft pauper's voyage of Ruth and Naomi, for
I bless you with princely Father Moses' failure to reach Zion--for
I bless you with heavenly adversity that refines mankind's capacity
those who bless you be blessed,' which Isaac gave to Jacob-in-disguise and withheld from Esau.