May his descendants be cut off,1 their names blotted out2 from the next generation.
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May the iniquity of his fathers3 be remembered before the LORD; may the sin of his mother never be blotted out.
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May their sins always remain before4 the LORD, that he may cut off the memory5 of them from the earth.
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For he never thought of doing a kindness, but hounded to death the poor and the needy6 and the brokenhearted.7
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He loved to pronounce a curse-- may it come on him;8 he found no pleasure in blessing-- may it be far from him.
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He wore cursing9 as his garment; it entered into his body like water,10 into his bones like oil.
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May it be like a cloak wrapped11 about him, like a belt tied forever around him.
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May this be the LORD's payment12 to my accusers, to those who speak evil13 of me.
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But you, O Sovereign LORD, deal well with me for your name's sake;14 out of the goodness of your love,15 deliver me.16
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For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.
I fade away like an evening shadow;17 I am shaken off like a locust.
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