Most Relevant Verses
They only plan to bring him down
from his high position.
They take pleasure in lying;
they bless with their mouths,
but they curse inwardly.Selah
Cursing, deceit, and violence fill his mouth;
trouble and malice are under his tongue.
We praise our Lord and Father with it, and we curse men who are made in God’s likeness with it.
“If anyone curses his father or mother, he must be put to death. He has cursed his father or mother; his blood is on his own hands.
Whoever curses his father or mother—
his lamp will go out in deep darkness.
You must not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of the blind, but you are to fear your God; I am Yahweh.
Do not curse the king even in your thoughts,
and do not curse a rich person even in your bedroom,
for a bird of the sky may carry the message,
and a winged creature may report the matter.
Woe is me, my mother,
that you gave birth to me,
a man who incites dispute and conflict
in all the land.
I did not lend or borrow,
yet everyone curses me.
for you know that many times you yourself have cursed others.