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43 Bible Verses about curses

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Psalm 109:17

He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.

Psalm 109:28

Let them curse, but You bless; When they arise, they shall be ashamed, But Your servant shall be glad.

Deuteronomy 28:46

"They shall become a sign and a wonder on you and your descendants forever.

Deuteronomy 11:29

"It shall come about, when the LORD your God brings you into the land where you are entering to possess it, that you shall place the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous.

Numbers 23:8

"How shall I curse whom God has not cursed? And how can I denounce whom the LORD has not denounced?

Deuteronomy 30:7

"The LORD your God will inflict all these curses on your enemies and on those who hate you, who persecuted you.

Deuteronomy 23:5

"Nevertheless, the LORD your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the LORD your God loves you.

Deuteronomy 11:28

and the curse, if you do not listen to the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside from the way which I am commanding you today, by following other gods which you have not known.

Proverbs 26:2

Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also, do not take seriously all words which are spoken, so that you will not hear your servant cursing you.

Deuteronomy 28:20

"The LORD will send upon you curses, confusion, and rebuke, in all you undertake to do, until you are destroyed and until you perish quickly, on account of the evil of your deeds, because you have forsaken Me.

Numbers 23:11

Then Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to me? I took you to curse my enemies, but behold, you have actually blessed them!"

Deuteronomy 28:15

"But it shall come about, if you do not obey the LORD your God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes with which I charge you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:

James 3:10

from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.

Malachi 2:2

"If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name," says the LORD of hosts, "then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart.

Isaiah 65:15

"You will leave your name for a curse to My chosen ones, And the Lord GOD will slay you But My servants will be called by another name.

Proverbs 27:14

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Job 3:1

Afterward Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth.

Deuteronomy 30:19

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

Jeremiah 20:14

Cursed be the day when I was born; Let the day not be blessed when my mother bore me!

Psalm 109:18

But he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, And it entered into his body like water And like oil into his bones.

Deuteronomy 27:15

'Cursed is the man who makes an idol or a molten image, an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret ' And all the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.'

Leviticus 24:15

"You shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'If anyone curses his God, then he will bear his sin.

Psalm 59:12

On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, Let them even be caught in their pride, And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

Numbers 5:23

'The priest shall then write these curses on a scroll, and he shall wash them off into the water of bitterness.

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of the LORD, 'Utterly curse its inhabitants; Because they did not come to the help of the LORD, To the help of the LORD against the warriors.'

Deuteronomy 7:26

"You shall not bring an abomination into your house, and like it come under the ban; you shall utterly detest it and you shall utterly abhor it, for it is something banned.

Deuteronomy 30:1

"So it shall be when all of these things have come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind in all nations where the LORD your God has banished you,

From Thematic Bible


Curses » Who not to curse

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.

Curses » Those that curse their parents

Curses » Those that are cursed

Psalm 37:20-22

But the wicked will perish; And the enemies of the LORD will be like the glory of the pastures, They vanish--like smoke they vanish away. The wicked borrows and does not pay back, But the righteous is gracious and gives. For those blessed by Him will inherit the land, But those cursed by Him will be cut off.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus says the LORD, "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose heart turns away from the LORD. "For he will be like a bush in the desert And will not see when prosperity comes, But will live in stony wastes in the wilderness, A land of salt without inhabitant.

Curses » The curse of the lord

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous.

Curses » The curse causeless

Proverbs 26:2

Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.

Topics on Curses

Curses, Christian Response To

42;6;29-30

"Whoever hits you on the cheek, offer him the other also; and whoever takes away your coat, do not withhold your shirt from him either.

Curses, Divine

1;5;29

Now he called his name Noah, saying, "This one will give us rest from our work and from the toil of our hands arising from the ground which the LORD has cursed."

Curses, Human

12;2;23-24

Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and mocked him and said to him, "Go up, you baldhead; go up, you baldhead!"

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