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43 Bible Verses about curses

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Psalm 109:17

As he loved the curse, so let it come unto him; as he delighted not in the blessing, so let it be far from him.

Psalm 109:28

Let them curse, but bless thou; when they arise, let them be ashamed, but let thy slave rejoice.

Deuteronomy 28:46

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

Deuteronomy 11:29

And it shall come to pass when the LORD thy God has brought thee in unto the land where thou goest to inherit it that thou shalt put the blessing upon Mount Gerizim and the curse upon Mount Ebal,

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked, but he shall bless the habitation of the just.

Numbers 23:8

Why should I curse one whom God has not cursed? And why should I denounce one whom the LORD has not denounced?

Deuteronomy 30:7

And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies and on those that hate thee, who persecuted thee.

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam, but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee because the LORD thy God loved thee.

Deuteronomy 11:28

and the curse if ye will not hear the commandments of the LORD 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 in its wandering, as the swallow in its flight, so the curse causeless shall never come.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also do not take to heart all the words that are spoken lest thou hear thy slave speak evil of thee:

Deuteronomy 28:20

The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, destruction and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand to do, until thou art destroyed and perish quickly because of the wickedness of thy doings, by which thou hast forsaken me.

Numbers 23:11

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

Deuteronomy 28:15

And it shall come to pass if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep, to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee today, that all these curses shall come upon thee and overtake thee.

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.

Malachi 2:2

If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, said the LORD of the hosts, I will send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings; yea, I have cursed them already because ye do not lay it to heart.

Isaiah 65:15

And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen; for the Lord GOD shall slay thee and call his slaves by another name.

Proverbs 27:14

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

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse; for it is written, Cursed is every one that continues not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call the heavens and the earth to witness today against you that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore, choose life that both thou and thy seed may live,

Jeremiah 20:14

Cursed be the day in which I was born; do not let the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

Psalm 109:18

As he clothed himself with the curse like as with his garment, and it entered into his bowels like water and like oil into his bones.

Deuteronomy 27:15

Cursed is the man that makes any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and puts it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Leviticus 24:15

And thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, The man that speaks evil of his God shall bear his sin.

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; they shall be subject to weakness and to a curse.

Numbers 5:23

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

Judges 5:23

Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof because they did not come to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

Deuteronomy 7:26

Neither shalt thou bring an abomination into thine house lest thou become an anathema like it, but thou shalt utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is anathema.

Genesis 3:17

And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, cursed shall be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

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 return unto thy heart among all the Gentiles, where the LORD thy God shall have driven thee,

From Thematic Bible


Curses » Who not to curse

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king, not even in thy thought; and do not curse the rich even in the secret place of thy bedchamber; for the birds of the air shall carry the voice, and those who have wings shall tell the matter.

Curses » Those that curse their parents

Curses » Those that are cursed

Psalm 37:20-22

Caph But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD as the fattest of rams shall be consumed; as smoke they shall fade away. Lamed The wicked borrows and does not repay: but the righteous shows mercy and gives. For such as are blessed of him shall inherit the earth, and those that are cursed of him shall be cut off.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus hath the LORD said; Cursed be the man that trusts in man and makes flesh his arm and whose heart departs from the LORD. For he shall be like the heath in the desert and shall not see when good comes, but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.

Curses » The curse of the lord

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked, but he shall bless the habitation of the just.

Curses » The curse causeless

Proverbs 26:2

As the sparrow in its wandering, as the swallow in its flight, so the curse causeless shall never come.

Topics on Curses

Curses, Christian Response To

Luke 6:29-30

And unto the one that smites thee on the one cheek offer also the other, and to the one that takes away thy cloak defend not thy coat also.

Curses, Human

2 Kings 2:23-24

Then he went up from there unto Bethel, and as he was going up by the way, the young men of the city came forth and mocked him, saying, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.