But the Lord your God refused to listen to Balaam and changed
‘Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with
‘Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his sister, the daughter of either his father or mother.’ Then all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
‘Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his mother-in-law.’ Then all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
‘Cursed is the one who refuses to keep the words of this law.’ Then all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
The Lord will single him out
God also repaid the men of Shechem for their evil deeds. The curse spoken by Jotham son of Jerub-Baal fell
The Philistine said to David, “Am I a dog, that you are coming after me with sticks?”
So David and his men went on their way. But Shimei kept going along the side of the hill opposite him, yelling curses as he threw stones and dirt at them.
Abishai son of Zeruiah replied, “For this should not Shimei be put to death? After all, he cursed the Lord’s anointed!”
But extend your hand and strike his bone and his flesh,
They speak sinful words.
Tell them that the Lord, the God of Israel, says, ‘Anyone who does not keep the terms of the covenant will be under a curse.
The Lord says, “I will put a curse on people who trust in mere human beings, who depend on mere flesh and blood for their strength,
Cursed be the man who made my father very glad when he brought him the news that a baby boy had been born to him!
I will bring such disaster on them that all the kingdoms of the earth will be horrified. I will make them an object of reproach, a proverbial example of disaster. I will make them an object of ridicule, an example to be used in curses.
With it we bless the Lord
When he has made her drink the water, then, if she has defiled herself and behaved unfaithfully toward her husband, the water that brings a curse will enter her to produce bitterness – her abdomen will swell, her thigh will fall away, and the woman will become a curse among her people.