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43 Bible Verses about curses

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Psalm 109:17

As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

Psalm 109:28

Let them curse, but you bless: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let your servant rejoice.

Deuteronomy 28:46

And they shall be upon you for a sign and for a wonder, and upon your descendants forever.

Deuteronomy 11:29

And it shall come to pass, when the LORD your God has brought you in unto the land where you go to possess it, that you shall 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 blesses the habitation of the just.

Numbers 23:8

How shall I curse, whom God has not cursed? or how shall I denounce, whom the LORD has not denounced?

Deuteronomy 30:7

And the LORD your God will put all these curses upon your enemies, and on them that hate you, who persecuted you.

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless the LORD your God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing unto you, because the LORD your God loved you.

Deuteronomy 11:28

And a curse, if you will not obey 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 you have not known.

Proverbs 26:2

As the bird by flitting, as the swallow by flying, so the curse without cause shall not alight.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also take not to heart all words that are spoken; lest you hear your servant curse you:

Deuteronomy 28:20

The LORD shall send upon you cursing, confusion, and rebuke, in all that you set your hand unto to do, until you are destroyed, and until you perish quickly; because of the wickedness of your doings, by which you have forsaken me.

Numbers 23:11

And Balak said unto Balaam, What have you done unto me? I took you to curse my enemies, and, behold, you have blessed them altogether.

Deuteronomy 28:15

But it shall come to pass, if you will not hearken unto the voice of the LORD your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day; that all these curses shall come upon you, and overtake you:

James 3:10

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

Malachi 2:2

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

Isaiah 65:15

And you shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen: for the Lord GOD shall slay you, and call his servants 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 heaven and earth as witness this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live:

Jeremiah 20:14

Cursed be the day on which I was born: let not the day on which my mother bore me be blessed.

Psalm 109:18

As he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, so let it come into his body like water, and like oil into his bones.

Deuteronomy 27:15

Cursed be 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 you shall speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curses 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: and for the cursing and lying which they speak.

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 you Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, Curse you bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

Deuteronomy 7:26

Neither shall you bring an abomination into your house, lest you become an accursed thing like it: but you shall utterly detest it, and you shall utterly abhor it; for it is an accursed thing.

Deuteronomy 30:1

And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon you, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before you, and you shall call them to mind among all the nations, where the LORD your God has driven you,

From Thematic Bible


Curses » Who not to curse

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Curse not the king, no not even in your thought; and curse not the rich in your bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which has wings shall tell the matter.

Curses » Those that curse their parents

Curses » Those that are cursed

Psalm 37:20-22

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall vanish; into smoke shall they vanish away. The wicked borrows, and pays not again: but the righteous shows mercy, and gives. For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus says the LORD; 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 shrub in the desert, and shall not see when good comes; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land which is 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 blesses the habitation of the just.

Curses » The curse causeless

Proverbs 26:2

As the bird by flitting, as the swallow by flying, so the curse without cause shall not alight.

Topics on Curses

Curses, Christian Response To

42;6;29-30

And unto him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; and he that takes away your cloak forbid not to take your coat also.

Curses, Divine

1;5;29

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

Curses, Human

12;2;23-24

And he went up from there unto Beth-el: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth youths out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, you bald head; go up, you bald head.