Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
Do not thou therefore yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, who have bound themselves under a curse, neither to eat nor to drink till they have slain him: and now are they ready, looking for the promise from thee.
asking a favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem; laying a plot to kill him on the way.
Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?
Hide me from the secret counsel of evil-doers, From the tumult of the workers of iniquity;
Make an uproar, O ye peoples, and be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces.
But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me,'saying , Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
and they took counsel together that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.
1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel send a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to-morrow about this time.
2 Kings 6:31
Then he said, God do so to me, and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.
And all the people answered and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.
And he sware unto her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will give it thee, unto the half of my kingdom.
Under a curse
No one devoted, that shall be devoted from among men, shall be ransomed; he shall surely be put to death.
And Joshua charged them with an oath at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before Jehovah, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: with the loss of his first-born shall he lay the foundation thereof, and with the loss of his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it.
But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the devoted thing; for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the devoted thing: and the anger of Jehovah was kindled against the children of Israel.
They clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of Jehovah our Lord, and his ordinances and his statutes;
Then began he to curse and to swear, I know not the man. And straightway the cock crew.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us; for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:
And Jehovah said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.