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37 Bible Verses about Cursing

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Jeremiah 23:10

Indeed, the land is full of adulterers. Indeed, the land mourns because of the curse; the pastures of the wilderness have dried up. The adulterers' lifestyles are evil, and they use their strength for what is not right.

Luke 6:45

A good person produces good from the good treasure of his heart, and an evil person produces evil from an evil treasure, because the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart."

James 3:9-12

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in God's likeness. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers! A spring cannot pour both fresh and brackish water from the same opening, can it? read more.
My brothers, a fig tree cannot produce olives, nor a grapevine figs, can it? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water.

James 3:10

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

James 5:12

Above all, brothers, do not swear oaths by heaven, by earth, or by any other object. Instead, let your "Yes" mean yes and your "No" mean no! Otherwise, you may fall under condemnation.

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed is the one who is slack in doing the LORD's work. Cursed is the one who holds back his sword from shedding blood.

Psalm 109:17

He loved to curse may his curses return upon him! He took no delight in blessing others so may blessings be far from him.

Hosea 10:4

Their word is falsely given as they make their agreements; so judgment springs up like poisonous weeds in the furrows of a field.

Genesis 3:17

He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life.

Romans 3:13-18

Their throats are open graves. With their tongues they deceive. The venom of poisonous snakes is under their lips. Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness. They run swiftly to shed blood.read more.
Ruin and misery characterize their lives. They have not learned the path to peace. They don't fear God.

Proverbs 10:31

The words of the righteous overflow with wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut out.

Titus 2:5-8

to be sensible and pure, to manage their households, to be kind, and to submit themselves to their husbands. Otherwise, the word of God may be discredited. Likewise, encourage the younger men to be sensible. Always set an example for others by doing good actions. Teach with integrity and dignity. read more.
Use wholesome speech that cannot be condemned. Then any opponent will be ashamed because he cannot say anything bad about us.

James 3:5-6

In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame. The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell.

Titus 2:7-8

Always set an example for others by doing good actions. Teach with integrity and dignity. Use wholesome speech that cannot be condemned. Then any opponent will be ashamed because he cannot say anything bad about us.

Matthew 15:11

It is not what goes into the mouth that makes a person unclean. It is what comes out of the mouth that makes a person unclean."

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Cursing » General references to

Psalm 59:12

The sin of their mouth is the word on their lips. They will be caught in their own conceit; for they speak curses and lies.

Psalm 109:17

He loved to curse may his curses return upon him! He took no delight in blessing others so may blessings be far from him.

Ecclesiastes 7:22

since you also know how often you have cursed others.

More verses: James 3:9

Cursing » Of parents

Cursing » Forbidden

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king, even in your thoughts. Do not curse the rich, even in your bedroom. For a bird will fly by and tell what you say, or something with wings may talk about it.

James 3:10

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

Cursing » Examples of

2 Samuel 16:5

Later on, as King David approached Bahurim, Gera's son Shimei, who was related to the family of Saul's household, went out to meet David, cursing continually as he approached.

1 Samuel 17:43

The Philistine asked David, "Am I a dog that you come at me with sticks?" Then the Philistine cursed David by his own gods and

Cursing » The precepts of jesus concerning

Cursing » Shimei curses david

2 Samuel 16:5-8

Later on, as King David approached Bahurim, Gera's son Shimei, who was related to the family of Saul's household, went out to meet David, cursing continually as he approached. He threw rocks at David and all of David's staff who were accompanying him, while all the rest of the entourage, including all of David's security detail, were close by him. "Get out of here! Get out!" Shimei yelled as he cursed. "You murderer! You who think you're above the law! read more.
The LORD has repaid you personally for murdering the entire dynasty of Saul, whose place you've taken to reign! And the LORD has given the kingdom into your son Absalom's control. Now look! Your own evil has caught up with you, because you're guilty of murder!"

Cursing » Apostolic

Punishment » Death penalty » Mosaic law » Death penalty » Cursing » Parents

Topics on Cursing

Cursing God

2;22;28

"You are not to blaspheme God or curse a ruler of your people.

Cursing Israel

6;24;9

"Then Zippor's son, King Balak of Moab, showed up and fought against Israel. He sent word to Balaam, summoning Beor's son to put a curse on you.

Cursing The Ungodly

1;49;7

Their anger is cursed, because it is so fierce, as is their vehemence, because it is so cruel. I will separate them throughout Jacob's territory and disperse them throughout Israel."

Cursing Things

18;3;1

After this, Job spoke up solemnly, cursing the day he was born.

God Cursing

1;3;14

The LORD God told the Shining One, "Because you have done this, you are more cursed than all the livestock, and more than all the earth's animals, You'll crawl on your belly and eat dust as long as you live.

Ungodly Cursing

19;62;4

They plan to cast him down from his exalted position. They delight in lies; their mouth utters blessings, while their heart is cursing. Interlude

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