17 He loved to pronounce a curse—
    may it come back on him.(A)
He found no pleasure in blessing—
    may it be far from him.
18 He wore cursing(B) as his garment;
    it entered into his body like water,(C)
    into his bones like oil.
19 May it be like a cloak wrapped(D) about him,
    like a belt tied forever around him.

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