New International Version
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.