Thankfully, though, Jesus “also promised that blessedness would be pronounced on those who suffered for Him.”
Be content with your own blessedness, in comparison with others' misfortunes.
I nestled as close to him as I could go, and wept for blessedness.
There is a way from this present life to the place of future misery, and also a way to the place of future blessedness.
Why should I be blessed—here and now at least—according to my notions of blessedness?
But there will be the paradox, and the blessedness, of Christian experience, ‘as sorrowful yet always rejoicing.’
Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
There will always be 'I' and 'thou,' or else there were no blessedness, nor worship, nor joy.
Without self-sacrifice there can be no blessedness either in earth or in heaven.
David describeth the blessedness of “the man unto whom God imputeth not iniquity.”
late 12c., "supremely happy," also "consecrated" (c.1200), past participle adjective from bless (v.). Reversed or ironic sense of "cursed, damned" is recorded from 1806. Related: Blessedly; blessedness.