The benediction prayer is usually said at the closing of of a service of worship. There are several different benedictions.
The etymology of the word “benediction”, lets us know it's meaning. “Bene” means “good”, and “diction” means “saying”. So, the benediction is a blessing that describes what good God will do for us.
There are many benedictions depending on the religion, and certain religions have several different benediction prayers.
May the Lord bless you and keep you; may He cause his spirit to shine on you and be gracious to you;
May He lift up His smile on you and give you peace.
O God, the King eternal, whose light divides the day from the night and turns the shadow of death into the morning: Drive far from us all wrong desires, incline our hearts to keep your law, and guide our feet into the way of peace; that, having done your will with cheerfulness during the day, we may, when night comes, rejoice to give you thanks; through Jesus Christ our Lord
My beloved is like a gazelle or a young hart Behold, he stands behind our wall He looks in through the windows Peering through the lattice
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