Curses on Disobedience(A)

15 “But it shall come to pass, (B)if you do not obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments and His statutes which I command you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:

16 “Cursed shall you be in the city, and cursed shall you be in the country.

17 “Cursed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.

18 “Cursed shall be the [a]fruit of your body and the produce of your land, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks.

19 “Cursed shall you be when you come in, and cursed shall you be when you go out.

20 “The Lord will send on you (C)cursing, (D)confusion, and (E)rebuke in all that you set your hand to do, until you are destroyed and until you perish quickly, because of the wickedness of your doings in which you have forsaken Me.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 28:18 offspring

25 The (A)wolf and the lamb shall feed together,
The lion shall eat straw like the ox,
(B)And dust shall be the serpent’s food.
They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain,”
Says the Lord.

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17 They shall lick the (A)dust like a serpent;
(B)They shall crawl from their holes like [a]snakes of the earth.
(C)They shall be afraid of the Lord our God,
And shall fear because of You.

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Footnotes

  1. Micah 7:17 Lit. crawlers