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as in prayer
a prayer calling for divine care, protection, or favor that rabbi always ends the service with a short blessing

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as in consecration
the act of making something holy through religious ritual traditionally, worshippers kneel during the blessing of the communion wafers

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verb

present participle of bless
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“Blessing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blessing. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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