Psalm 109:18 {108:18}
Good News Translation
He cursed as naturally as he dressed himself; may his own curses soak into his body like water and into his bones like oil!

Contemporary English Version
He cursed others more often than he dressed himself. Let his curses strike him deep, just as water and olive oil soak through to our bones.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he loved cursing, and it shall come unto him: and he would not have blessing, and it shall be far from him. And he put on cursing, like a garment: and it went in like water into his entrails, and like oil in his bones.

New American Bible
May cursing clothe him like a robe; may it enter his belly like water, his bones like oil.

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And he loved cursing, and it shall come unto him: and he would not have blessing, and it shall be far from him. And he put on cursing, like a garment: and it went in like water into his entrails, and like oil in his bones.

as he

Psalm 73:6 Therefore pride hath held them fast: they are covered with their iniquity and their wickedness.

Job 29:14 I was clad with justice: and I clothed myself with my judgment, as with a robe and a diadem.

Colossians 3:8,12 But now put you also all away: anger, indignation, malice, blasphemy, filthy speech out of your mouth. . . .

1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.

so let

Numbers 5:22,27 Let the cursed waters enter into thy belly, and may thy womb swell and thy thigh rot. And the woman shall answer, Amen, amen. . . .

Job 20:12-16,20-23 For when evil shall be sweet in his mouth, he will hide it under his tongue. . . .

Matthew 26:24 The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him. But woe to that man by whom the Son of man shall be betrayed. It were better for him, if that man had not been born.

Matthew 27:3-5 Then Judas, who betrayed him, seeing that he was condemned, repenting himself, brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and ancients, . . .

Acts 1:18,25 And he indeed hath possessed a field of the reward of iniquity, and being hanged, burst asunder in the midst: and all his bowels gushed out. . . .

into his bowels.

Context
The Song of the Slandered
17But persecuted the poor man and the beggar; and the broken in heart, to put him to death. 18And he loved cursing, and it shall come unto him: and he would not have blessing, and it shall be far from him. And he put on cursing, like a garment: and it went in like water into his entrails, and like oil in his bones.19May it be unto him like a garment which covereth him; and like a girdle with which he is girded continually.…
Cross References
Numbers 5:22
Let the cursed waters enter into thy belly, and may thy womb swell and thy thigh rot. And the woman shall answer, Amen, amen.

Psalm 73:6
Therefore pride hath held them fast: they are covered with their iniquity and their wickedness.

Psalm 109:29
Let them that detract me be clothed with shame: and let them be covered with their confusion as with a double cloak.

Jeremiah 43:12
And he shall kindle a fire in the temples of the gods of Egypt, and he shall burn them, and he shall carry them away captives: and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his garment: and he shall go forth from thence in peace.

Ezekiel 7:27
The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with sorrow, and the hands of the people of the land shall be troubled. I will do to them according to their way, and will judge them according to their judgments: and they shall know that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 32:27
And they shall not sleep with the brave, and with them that fell uncircumcised, that went down to hell with their weapons, and laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities were in their bones, because they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Additional Translations
The cursing he wore like a coat, may it soak into his body like water, and into his bones like oil.As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment, And it came into his inward parts like water, And like oil into his bones.

Yea, he put on cursing as a garment, and it is come as water into his bowels, and as oil into his bones.

And he clothed himself with cursing like his vestment; so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones;

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment, and it came into his inward parts like water, and like oil into his bones. Let it be unto him as the raiment

As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment. It came into his inward parts like water, like oil into his bones.

And he putteth on reviling as his robe, And it cometh in as water into his midst, And as oil into his bones.
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