priestly blessing

Definitions of priestly

Adjective

1

of, relating to, or befitting a priest or priests.

performing priestly duties

Synonyms:

clerical pastoral priestlike ecclesiastical sacerdotal hieratic rectorial

Examples of priestly

He will be returning to Orlando where he will be continuing his priestly duties.

Synonyms of priestly

Adjective

clerical sacerdotal priestlike

Definitions of bless

Noun

1

God's favor and protection.

may God continue to give us his blessing

Synonyms:

protection favor

Verb

1

(of a priest) pronounce words in a religious rite, to confer or invoke divine favor upon; ask God to look favorably on.

he blessed the dying man and anointed him

Synonyms:

endow with bestow with furnish with accord give favor with grace with confer on endue with

Examples of blessing

to receive a blessing from sb

Synonyms of bless

Noun

protection benediction sanction godsend grace approving boon

Verb

ask/invoke God's favor for praise endow with give thanks for hallow sign

Exo 2:1

Now [Amram] a man of the house of Levi [the priestly tribe] went and took as his wife [Jochebed] a daughter of Levi. AM

Exo 32:26

Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Whoever is on the Lord's side, let him come to me. And all the Levites [the priestly tribe] gathered together to him. AM

Lev 10:5

So they drew near and carried them in their undertunics [stripped of their priestly vestments] out of the camp, as Moses had said. AM

Lev 21:10

"The high priest among his relatives whose head has been anointed with oil and who has been consecrated to put on the priestly clothing is not to let his hair hang loose or to tear his clothes. ISV, NET

Lev 22:12

If a priest's daughter is married to an outsider [not of the priestly tribe], she shall not eat of the offering of the holy things. AM Num 3:10

You are to appoint Aaron and his sons to carry out their priestly responsibilities, but any unauthorized person who comes near [the sanctuary] must be put to death." HCSB, AM

Num 10:8

"The priestly sons of Aaron, moreover, shall blow the trumpets; and this shall be for you a perpetual statute throughout your generations. NASB

Num 18:7

But you and your sons will carry out your priestly responsibilities for everything concerning the altar and for what is inside the veil, and you will do that work. I am giving you the work of the priesthood as a gift, but an unauthorized person who comes near [the sanctuary] will be put to death." HCSB, ISV, NET, LEB

Num 18:8

The Lord spoke to Aaron, "See, I have given you the responsibility for my raised offerings; I have given all the holy things of the Israelites to you as your priestly portion and to your sons as a perpetual ordinance. NET

Num 20:26

Remove Aaron's priestly garments and put them on Eleazar his son, and Aaron will be gathered to his ancestors and will die there." NET

Num 20:28

And Moses stripped Aaron of his [priestly] garments and put them on Eleazar his son. And Aaron died there on the mountain top; and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain. AM

Judg 17:10

So Micah replied, "Come live with me! You can be a spiritual father to me, as well as a priest. I'll pay you ten silver coins a year, plus a priestly uniform and an income." So the descendant of Levi moved in. ISV

1 Sam 2:36

Anyone who is left in your family will come and bow down to him for a piece of silver or a loaf of bread. He will say: Please appoint me to some priestly office so I can have a piece of bread to eat.' " HCSB, DARBY, NET, LEB

1 Sam 22:19

He attacked the priestly town of Nob with the sword. Men and women, children and infants, oxen, donkeys and sheep were put to the sword. ISV

1 Chron 15:27

David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, as were the Levites who bore the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah, director of the music of the singers. David also wore an ephod [a priestly upper garment] of linen. AM

1 Chron 24:6

The scribe Shemaiah son of Nethanel, a Levite, wrote down their names before the king, the officials, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech son of Abiathar, and the leaders of the priestly and Levite families. One family was drawn by lot from Eleazar, and then the next from Ithamar. NET 2 Chron 11:14

because the descendants of Levi left their pasture lands and their property to live in Judah and Jerusalem, since Jeroboam and his sons had excluded them from participating in priestly services to the LORD. ISV

2 Chron 13:9

Did you not drive out the priests of Yahweh, the sons of Aaron, the Levites? Have you [not] made for yourselves priests like all the peoples of the lands? All who come {to be consecrated for priestly service} with a young bull or seven rams becomes a priest of [what is] not a god. LEB

2 Chron 20:21

When he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers to sing to the Lord and praise Him in their holy [priestly] garments as they went out before the army, saying, Give thanks to the Lord, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever! AM

2 Chron 31:2

Hezekiah appointed the priestly divisions and the divisions of the descendants of Levi, each according to their service duties, including both priests and descendants of Levi who offered morning and evening burnt offerings, peace offerings, general ministry, thanksgiving, and praise in the gateways to the LORD's campgrounds. ISV

2 Chron 31:15

Under his authority, Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah served in the priestly cities, making sure contributions were distributed faithfully to their relatives division by division, no matter how large or how small, ISV Ezra 2:69

Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project. HCSB, ISV, NASB, NET, LEB

Ezra 3:2

Then Jeshua the son of Jozadak and his priestly colleagues and Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and his colleagues started to build the altar of the God of Israel so they could offer burnt offerings on it as required by the law of Moses the man of God. NET

Ezra 6:20

All of the priests and Levites were ceremonially clean, because they had purified themselves. They killed the Passover lamb for themselves, their priestly brothers, and all the exiles. HCSB

Ezra 7:11

What follows is a copy of the letter that King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priestly scribe. Ezra was a scribe in matters pertaining to the commandments of the Lord and his statutes over Israel: NET

Ezra 7:21

"I, King Artaxerxes, hereby issue orders to all the treasurers of Trans-Euphrates, that you precisely execute all that Ezra the priestly scribe of the law of the God of heaven may request of you -- NET

Ezra 10:18

Here is a list of priestly descendants who were found to have married foreign women. From Jeshua's descendants: Jozadak's son and his brothers Maaseiah, Eliezer, Jarib, and Gedaliah. ISV Neh 3:1

Then Eliashib the high priest and his priestly colleagues arose and built the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and erected its doors, working as far as the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel. NET

Neh 7:70

Some of the family leaders gave to the project. The governor gave 1,000 gold drachmas, 50 bowls, and 530 priestly garments to the treasury. HCSB, ISV, NET, LEB

Neh 7:72

The rest of the people gave 20,000 gold drachmas, 2,000 silver minas, and 67 priestly garments. HCSB, ISV, NET, LEB

Neh 8:9

Then Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priestly scribe, and the Levites who were imparting understanding to the people said to all of them, "This day is holy to the LORD your God. Do not mourn or weep." For all the people had been weeping when they heard the words of the law. NET

Neh 12:12

In the days of Joiakim, the leaders of the priestly families were: Meraiah of Seraiah, Hananiah of Jeremiah, HCSB

Neh 12:26

These all served in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor and of Ezra the priestly scribe. NET

Isa 61:10

I will greatly rejoice in Jehovah, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with the priestly turban, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels. DARBY

Ezek 7:26

Disaster after disaster will come, and one rumor after another. They will seek a vision from a prophet; priestly instruction will disappear, along with counsel from the elders. NET

Hos 4:5

And you shall stumble in the daytime, and the [false] prophet also shall stumble with you in the night; and I will destroy your mother [the priestly nation]. AM

Hos 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you [the priestly nation] have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you that you shall be no priest to Me; seeing you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children. AM

Zech 12:13

The [priestly] family of the house of Levi apart and their wives apart; the family of Shimei [grandson of Levi] apart and their wives apart; AM

Mal 2:4

And you shall know, recognize, and understand that I have sent this [new] decree to you priests, to be My [new] covenant with Levi [the priestly tribe], says the Lord of hosts. AM

Luk 1:5

During the reign of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. ISV, NET, WEB

Luk 1:8

And it came to pass, as he fulfilled his priestly service before God in the order of his course, DARBY, NASB, WNT

Luk 1:9

according to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense. NASB

Luk 1:23

When the days of his priestly service were ended, he went back home. NASB, AM

Act 4:6

with Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, John and Alexander, and all the members of the high-priestly family. HCSB, DARBY, AM

Rom 1:9

For God is my witness, Whom I serve with my [whole] spirit [rendering priestly and spiritual service] in [preaching] the Gospel and [telling] the good news of His Son, how incessantly I always mention you when at my prayers. AM, WNT

Rom 15:16

to be a minister of the Messiah Jesus to the gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that the offering brought by gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit. ISV, AM, WNT

Hebrews 7:5

The sons of Levi who receive the priestly office have a commandment according to the law to collect a tenth from the people-that is, from their brothers-though they have [also] descended from Abraham. HCSB, NET, AM

Hebrews 7:9

A person might even say that Levi [the father of the priestly tribe] himself, who received tithes (the tenth), paid tithes through Abraham, AM

Hebrews 7:13

For the One of Whom these things are said belonged [not to the priestly line but] to another tribe, no member of which has officiated at the altar. AM Hebrews 8:6

But as it now is, He [Christ] has acquired a [priestly] ministry which is as much superior and more excellent [than the old] as the covenant (the agreement) of which He is the Mediator (the Arbiter, Agent) is superior and more excellent, [because] it is enacted and rests upon more important (sublimer, higher, and nobler) promises.