'Curses' in the Bible
I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you. All of the families of the earth will be blessed in you."
Let peoples serve you, and nations bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers. Let your mother's sons bow down to you. Cursed be everyone who curses you. Blessed be everyone who blesses you."
"Anyone who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
"'For everyone who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death: he has cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
You shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Whoever curses his God shall bear his sin.
"'The priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out into the water of bitterness.
He couched, he lay down as a lion, as a lioness; who shall rouse him up? Everyone who blesses you is blessed. Everyone who curses you is cursed."
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.
All these curses shall come on you, and shall pursue you, and overtake you, until you are destroyed; because you didn't listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded you:
Yahweh will set him apart to evil out of all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant that is written in this book of the law.
Yahweh your God will put all these curses on your enemies, and on those who hate you, who persecuted you.
The king said, "What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? Because he curses, and because Yahweh has said to him, 'Curse David;' who then shall say, 'Why have you done so?'"
"Thus says Yahweh, 'Behold, I will bring evil on this place, and on its inhabitants, even all the curses that are written in the book which they have read before the king of Judah.
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.
Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.