What are the Bible Verses About Curses? It is important to understand curses so that we are not accidentally using our mouths to curse someone spiritually. What is a curse in the Bible? Let’s explore this topic.

Bible Verses About Curses

I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you; And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” Genesis 12:3 NKJV

Perhaps my father will feel me, and I shall seem to be a deceiver to him, and I shall bring a curse on myself and not a blessing Genesis 27:12 NKJV

“You must not dishonor God or curse any of your rulers. Exodus 22:28 NLT

You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but shall fear your God: I am the Lord. Leviticus 19:14 NKJV

And God said to Balaam, “You shall not go with them; you shall not curse the people, for they are blessed.” Numbers 22:12 NKJV

‘He bows down, he lies down as a lion; And as a lion, who shall rouse him?’ “Blessed is he who blesses you, And cursed is he who curses you.” Numbers 24:9 NKJV

‘Cursed is the one who makes a carved or molded image, an abomination to the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ Deuteronomy 27:15 NKJV

Cursed is the one who treats his father or his mother with contempt.’ “And all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’ Deuteronomy 27:16 NKJV

“Also the Lord your God will put all these curses on your enemies and on those who hate you, who persecuted you. Deuteronomy 30:7 NKJV

More Bible Verses About Curses

For those blessed by Him shall inherit the earth, But those cursed by Him shall be cut off. Psalm 37:22 NKJV

The curse of the Lord is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the home of the just. Proverbs 3:33 NKJV

He loved to pronounce a curse— may it come back on him. He found no pleasure in blessing— may it be far from him. Psalm 109:17 NIV

Now may his curses return and cling to him like clothing; may they be tied around him like a belt.” Psalm 109:19 NLT

May those curses become the Lord’s punishment for my accusers who speak evil of me. Psalm 109:20 NLT

You rebuke the arrogant; those who wander from your commands are cursed. Psalm 119:21 NLT

The people will curse him who withholds grain, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it. Proverbs 11:26 NKJV

Cursed is he who does the work of the Lord deceitfully, And cursed is he who keeps back his sword from blood. Jeremiah 48:10 NKJV

But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, Matthew 5:44 NKJV

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Romans 12:14 NKJV

If anyone does not love the Lord, let that person be cursed!  1 Corinthians 16:22 NIV

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