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43 Bible Verses about curses

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Psalm 109:17

Yes, he loved cursing, and it came to him. He didn't delight in blessing, and it was far from him.

Psalm 109:28

They may curse, but you bless. When they arise, they will be shamed, but your servant shall rejoice.

Deuteronomy 28:46

and they shall be on you for a sign and for a wonder, and on your seed forever.

Deuteronomy 11:29

It shall happen, when Yahweh your God shall bring you into the land where you go to possess it, that you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim, and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Proverbs 3:33

Yahweh's curse is in the house of the wicked, but he blesses the habitation of the righteous.

Numbers 23:8

How shall I curse whom God has not cursed? How shall I defy whom Yahweh has not defied?

Deuteronomy 30:7

Yahweh your God will put all these curses on your enemies, and on those who hate you, who persecuted you.

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless Yahweh your God wouldn't listen to Balaam; but Yahweh your God turned the curse into a blessing to you, because Yahweh your God loved you.

Deuteronomy 11:28

and the curse, if you shall not listen to the commandments of Yahweh 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

Like a fluttering sparrow, like a darting swallow, so the undeserved curse doesn't come to rest.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also don't take heed to all words that are spoken, lest you hear your servant curse you;

Deuteronomy 28:20

Yahweh will send on you cursing, confusion, and rebuke, in all that you put your hand to do, until you are destroyed, and until you perish quickly; because of the evil of your doings, by which you have forsaken me.

Numbers 23:11

Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to 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 listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day, that all these curses shall come on you, and overtake you.

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth comes forth 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 lay it to heart, to give glory to my name," says Yahweh of Armies, "then will I send the curse on you, and I will curse your blessings. Indeed, I have cursed them already, because you do not lay it to heart.

Isaiah 65:15

You shall leave your name for a curse to my chosen; and the Lord Yahweh will kill you; and he will call his servants by another name:

Proverbs 27:14

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse by 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 doesn't continue in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them."

Job 3:1

After this Job opened his mouth, and cursed the day of his birth.

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse: therefore choose life, that you may live, you and your seed;

Jeremiah 20:14

Cursed is the day in which I was born: don't let the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

Psalm 109:18

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment. It came into his inward parts like water, like oil into his bones.

Deuteronomy 27:15

'Cursed is the man who makes an engraved or molten image, an abomination to Yahweh, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.' All the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.'

Leviticus 24:15

You shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Whoever curses his God shall bear his sin.

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth, and the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride, for the curses and lies which they utter.

Numbers 5:23

"'The priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out into the water of bitterness.

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of Yahweh. 'Curse bitterly its inhabitants, because they didn't come to help Yahweh, to help Yahweh against the mighty.'

Deuteronomy 7:26

You shall not bring an abomination into your house, and become a devoted thing like it. You shall utterly detest it, and you shall utterly abhor it; for it is a devoted thing.

Deuteronomy 30:1

It shall happen, when all these things have come on you, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before you, and you shall call them to mind among all the nations, where Yahweh your God has driven you,

From Thematic Bible


Curses » Who not to curse

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Don't curse the king, no, not in your thoughts; and don't curse the rich in your bedroom: for a bird of the sky may carry your voice, and that which has wings may tell the matter.

Curses » Those that curse their parents

Curses » Those that are cursed

Psalm 37:20-22

But the wicked shall perish. The enemies of Yahweh shall be like the beauty of the fields. They will vanish -- vanish like smoke. The wicked borrow, and don't pay back, but the righteous give generously. For such as are blessed by him shall inherit the land. Those who are cursed by him shall be cut off.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus says Yahweh: Cursed is the man who trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from Yahweh. 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, a salt land and not inhabited.

Curses » The curse of the lord

Proverbs 3:33

Yahweh's curse is in the house of the wicked, but he blesses the habitation of the righteous.

Curses » The curse causeless

Proverbs 26:2

Like a fluttering sparrow, like a darting swallow, so the undeserved curse doesn't come to rest.

Topics on Curses

Curses, Christian Response To

42;6;29-30

To him who strikes you on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him who takes away your cloak, don't withhold your coat also.

Curses, Divine

1;5;29

and he named him Noah, saying, "This same will comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Yahweh has cursed."

Curses, Human

12;2;23-24

He went up from there to Bethel. As he was going up by the way, some youths came out of the city and mocked him, and said to him, "Go up, you baldy! Go up, you baldhead!"