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43 Bible Verses about curses

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Psalm 109:17

Because he loved cursing, let it come [upon] him. Because he did not delight in blessing, let it be far from him.

Psalm 109:28

Let them curse, but you bless. [When] they arise, let them be put to shame, that your servant may be glad.

Deuteronomy 11:26

"See, I am setting {before you} {today} a blessing and a curse:

Deuteronomy 28:46

And they shall be among you as a sign and as a wonder and among your offspring {forever}.

Deuteronomy 11:29

"And it will happen [that] when Yahweh your God has brought you to {the land that you are going to}, to take possession of it, then you shall pronounce the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of Yahweh [is] on the house of the wicked, and the abode of the righteous ones he blesses.

Numbers 23:8

How can I curse [whom] God has not cursed, and how can I denounce [whom] Yahweh has not denounced?

Deuteronomy 30:7

And Yahweh your God will put all these curses on your enemies and {on those who hate you}, [on] {those who harassed you}.

Jeremiah 48:10

[The one who] does the work of Yahweh [with] slackness [is] cursed, and [the one who] keeps away blood from his sword [is] cursed.

Deuteronomy 23:5

But Yahweh your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, and Yahweh your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because Yahweh your God loved you.

Deuteronomy 11:28

and the curse, if you [do] not listen to the commandments of Yahweh your God, but [rather] you turn from the way that I [am] commanding you {today} to go after other gods that you have not known.

Proverbs 26:2

Like the sparrow [is] to fluttering and like the swallow [is] to flying, so an undeserved curse does not go forth.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Do not pay attention to everything people say, lest you hear your own servant curse you.

Deuteronomy 28:20

"Yahweh will send upon you the curse, the panic, and the threat {in everything that you undertake}, {until you are destroyed and until you perish quickly} {because of} the evil of your deeds in that you have forsaken me.

Numbers 23:11

And Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to me? I took you to curse my enemies, and look, you have surely blessed them!"

Deuteronomy 28:15

"{And then} if you do not listen to the voice of Yahweh your God {by diligently observing} all of his commandments and his statutes that I [am] commanding you {today}, then all of these curses shall come upon you, and they shall overtake you:

James 3:10

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these [things] ought not to be so!

Malachi 2:2

If you will not listen, and if you will not {take it to heart} to give glory to my name," says Yahweh of hosts, "then I will send the curse on you, and I will curse your blessings; moreover I have [already] cursed them because {you are not taking it to heart}.

Isaiah 65:15

And you shall leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord Yahweh will kill you, and he will {give} his servants another name.

Proverbs 27:14

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, a curse will be reckoned 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 [the things] that are written in the book of the law to do them."

Deuteronomy 30:19

I invoke as a witness against you {today} the heaven and the earth: life and death I have set {before you}, blessing and curse. So choose life, so that you may live, you and your offspring,

Jeremiah 20:14

Cursed be [the] day [on] which I was born, let not the day [on] which my mother gave birth to me be blessed.

Psalm 109:18

Because he wore a curse as his robe, let it enter {his body} like water, and into his bones like oil.

Deuteronomy 27:15

'Cursed be the man that makes a divine image or a cast image, [which is] a detestable thing for Yahweh, the work of the hand of a skilled craftsman, and [then] sets [it] in a hiding place.' And {all the people shall respond}, 'Amen.'

Leviticus 24:15

And you shall speak to the {Israelites}, saying, '{Any man} when he curses his God shall bear his sin.

Psalm 59:12

[By] the sin of their mouth [and] the words of their lips, even in their pride, let them be trapped, and for [the] curses and lies they proclaim.

Numbers 5:23

" 'And the priests will write these curses on the scroll, and he will wipe [them] off into the waters of the bitterness.

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' says the angel of Yahweh; 'curse bitterly its inhabitants, because they did not come to the help of Yahweh, to the help of Yahweh against the mighty.'

Deuteronomy 7:26

And you must not bring a detestable thing into your house, or you will become a thing devoted to destruction like it; you must utterly detest it, and you must utterly abhor it, for it [is] [an] object devoted to destruction.

Deuteronomy 30:1

"And then when all of these things come upon you, the blessing and the curse that I have set {before you} {and you call them to mind} among the nations there where Yahweh your God [has] scattered you,

From Thematic Bible


Curses » Who not to curse

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king even in your thoughts, and do not curse the rich even in your own bedroom, for a bird of the sky may carry your voice; a winged messenger may repeat your words.

Curses » Those that curse their parents

Curses » Those that are cursed

Psalm 37:20-22

But [the] wicked will perish, and the enemies of Yahweh [will be] like [the] splendor of [the] pastures. They vanish; in smoke they vanish. [The] wicked borrows and does not repay, but [the] righteous [is] gracious and gives. For those blessed [by] him shall possess [the] land, but those cursed [by] him shall be cut off.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus says Yahweh, "Cursed [is] the person who trusts in humankind and makes flesh his {strength}, and turns aside his heart from Yahweh. And he will be like a juniper in the wilderness, and he will not see when good comes, and he will dwell [in the] parched places in the desert, [in] a land of salt flats, where no one lives.

Curses » The curse of the lord

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of Yahweh [is] on the house of the wicked, and the abode of the righteous ones he blesses.

Curses » The curse causeless

Proverbs 26:2

Like the sparrow [is] to fluttering and like the swallow [is] to flying, so an undeserved curse does not go forth.

Topics on Curses

Curses, Christian Response To

42;6;29-30

To the one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from the one who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic also.

Curses, Divine

1;5;29

And he called his name Noah, saying, "This one {shall relieve us} from our work, and from the hard labor of our hands, from the ground which Yahweh had cursed.

Curses, Human

12;2;23-24

Then he went up from there [to] Bethel; as he [was] going up along the way, young boys came out from the city and mocked at him and said to him, "Go up, baldhead; go up, baldhead!"