Question: Can I say may God bless you?

Instead of “God bless you”, which can be considered a command (and saying God’s name in vain, ala acting like you are able to make God do anything), “May God bless you” is more of a request for God to bless them. God is not waiting for your command or order.

Is it OK to say may God bless you?

“May God bless you” is correct. It’s a subjunctive form, actually, where the subjunctive is being used as a sort of third person imperative.

What does May God bless mean?

God bless (you)!

said when saying goodbye to someone, to say that you hope good things will happen to them : Good night everyone, and God bless. said when someone sneezes, to say that you hope they have good health: “Achoo!” “God bless you.”

How do you say may God bless you in different ways?

Different Ways to Say “Bless You!”


Who can wish God bless you?

“God bless you,” is also said intentionally by some religious people as a deliberate prayer for blessings on the recipient. And yes, that can be said from anyone to anyone. You do need to be aware that using it apart from a response to a sneeze or perhaps a cough will mark you as a religious person.

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Which is correct God bless you or God bless you?

Because technically ‘God bless you’ is a prayer, requesting the blessing of God. So ‘God bless you’ is the correct form, not ‘God blesses you’.

What are other ways to say bless you?

synonyms for bless

  • anoint.
  • baptize.
  • consecrate.
  • ordain.
  • thank.
  • absolve.
  • beatify.
  • canonize.

How do you write a blessing message?

I ask God to bless you, to guide you, to keep you safe, to give you peace, to give u joy and love all d time. Take Care. As the dawn breaks into a beautiful sunrise, May God shower u his blessings of love and lead u always to d right path. When u face problems in life, don’t ask GOD to take them away.