How do you respond to a blessing?
Responding to “bless you,” you could say, “I don’t need to be blessed” if you wanted to be rude, or if someone says, “have a blessed day,” you could say, “you have a good day too.” You could also say, “I don’t believe in any religion, so I’m just going to say thank you.” If someone says, “I’ll pray for you, I might say …
How do you respond to God bless you?
“God Bless You”
- Thank you!
- Thank you for your kind wishes.
- I appreciate the sentiment.
- Thank you for your good wishes.
- Thanks for your sentiment!
- I appreciate that.
When someone says God bless you what does that 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.”
Is it correct 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 do you reply when someone says praise the Lord?
“Bless the Lord” and “Praise the Lord” are not synonyms, and I’d be very surprised to hear anyone say “Bless the Lord” since generally it is the Lord doing the blessing. “Sempre sia lodato” would be something like “May He always be praised“; another standard way to respond would be simply “May He be praised”.
Why shouldn’t you say bless you?
When people don’t say bless you, we begin to suspect they don’t care about our well-being. As etiquette columnist Miss Manners once observed, it’s considered more rude for people getting hit with snot shrapnel to bypass the bless you than it is for the person detonating the germ bombs to fail to say excuse me.