Definitions for blest
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highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
"our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from bless.
Peace to thy gentle shade, and endless rest!
Blest in thy genius, in thy love too blest! Alexander Pope.
Blest is a less commonly used variant of the past tense and past participle of the verb "bless", which means to consecrate, sanctify, or to bestow favor or grace. So, blest means someone or something has been endowed with divine favor or protection, or to have received a gift or favor of great value. It is often used in religious and spiritual contexts.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
blest, pa.p. of Bless.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Blest is ranked #108734 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Blest surname appeared 163 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Blest.
87.1% or 142 total occurrences were White.
9.2% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of blest in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of blest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
To Tennessee Williams, children were 'no-neck monsters,' while William Wordsworth apotheosized the newborn infant as a 'Mighty Prophet Seer Blest' Most adults know the truth is somewhere in between.
Let none with scorn a suppliant meet, Or from the door untended spurn A dog; an outcast kindly treat; And so thou shalt be blest in turn.
Because of Christ's resurrection--and His guarantee that He will resurrect all who believe in Him--we are the most fortunate, the most blest people on the planet Our faith is effective, we are not in our sins, our departed loved ones are with the Lord, and the labor we do for Him is not in vain.
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