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43 Bible Verses about curses

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Psalm 109:17

And he loved cursing; so let it come unto him. And he delighted not in blessing; and let it be far from him.

Psalm 109:28

Let them curse, but bless thou; when they rise up, let them be ashamed, and let thy servant rejoice.

Deuteronomy 28:46

And they shall be upon thee for a sign and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever.

Deuteronomy 11:29

And it shall come to pass, when Jehovah thy God hath brought thee into the land whither thou enterest in to possess it, that thou shalt put the blessing upon mount Gerizim, and the curse upon mount Ebal.

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of Jehovah is in the house of the wicked; but he blesseth the habitation of the righteous.

Numbers 23:8

How shall I curse whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I denounce whom Jehovah doth not denounce?

Deuteronomy 30:7

And Jehovah thy God will put all these curses on thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, who have persecuted thee.

Deuteronomy 23:5

But Jehovah thy God would not listen to Balaam; and Jehovah thy God turned the curse into blessing unto thee, because Jehovah thy God loved thee.

Deuteronomy 11:28

and a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of Jehovah your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods which ye have not known.

Proverbs 26:2

As the sparrow for flitting about, as the swallow for flying, so a curse undeserved shall not come.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also give not heed unto all words that are spoken, lest thou hear thy servant curse thee.

Deuteronomy 28:20

Jehovah will send upon thee cursing, confusion, and rebuke, in all the business of thy hand which thou doest, until thou be destroyed and until thou perish quickly, because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.

Numbers 23:11

And Balak said to Balaam, What hast thou done to me? I took thee to curse mine enemies, and behold, thou hast blessed them altogether.

Deuteronomy 28:15

But it shall come to pass if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God, to take heed to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day, that all these curses shall come upon thee and overtake thee.

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth goes forth blessing and cursing. It is not right, my brethren, that these things should be thus.

Malachi 2:2

If ye do not hear, and if ye do not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, saith Jehovah of hosts, I will even send the curse among you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have already cursed them, because ye do not lay it to heart.

Isaiah 65:15

And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto mine elect; for the Lord Jehovah will slay thee, and will call his servants by another name:

Proverbs 27:14

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be reckoned a curse to him.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them;

Jeremiah 20:14

Cursed be the day wherein I was born; let not the day wherein my mother bore me be blessed!

Psalm 109:18

And he clothed himself with cursing like his vestment; so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones;

Deuteronomy 27:15

Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination to Jehovah, a work of the craftsman's hand, and putteth it up secretly! And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Leviticus 24:15

And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Every one when he revileth his God shall bear his sin.

Psalm 59:12

Because of the sin of their mouth, the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.

Numbers 5:23

And the priest shall write these curses in a book, and shall blot them out with the bitter water,

Judges 5:23

"Curse Meroz, says the angel of the LORD, curse bitterly its inhabitants, because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

Deuteronomy 7:26

And thou shalt not bring an abomination into thy house, lest thou be a cursed thing like it: thou shalt utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is a cursed thing.

Deuteronomy 30:1

And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt take them to heart among all the nations whither Jehovah thy God hath driven thee,

From Thematic Bible


Curses » Who not to curse

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Curse not the king, no, not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for the bird of the air will carry the voice, and that which hath wings will tell the matter.

Curses » Those that curse their parents

Curses » Those that are cursed

Psalm 37:20-22

For the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of Jehovah shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume, like smoke shall they consume away. The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; but the righteous is gracious and giveth: for those blessed of him shall possess the land, and they that are cursed of him shall be cut off.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus saith Jehovah: Cursed is the man that confideth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from Jehovah. And he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but he shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land and not inhabited.

Curses » The curse of the lord

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of Jehovah is in the house of the wicked; but he blesseth the habitation of the righteous.

Curses » The curse causeless

Proverbs 26:2

As the sparrow for flitting about, as the swallow for flying, so a curse undeserved shall not come.

Topics on Curses

Curses, Christian Response To

42;6;29-30

To him that smites thee on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him that would take away thy garment, forbid not thy body-coat also.

Curses, Divine

1;5;29

And he called his name Noah, saying, This one shall comfort us concerning our work and concerning the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Jehovah has cursed.

Curses, Human

12;2;23-24

And he went up from thence to Bethel, and as he went up by the way, there came forth little boys out of the city, and mocked him, and said to him, Go up, bald head; go up, bald head!