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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Cursing

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Properly speaking, is an imprecation implied or expressed that evil may come upon us or upon others. It is usually a sin against charity. When directed against a person or a thing, like the weather, it has the guilt of blasphemy. In Scripture, God pronounces a curse on the serpent (Genesis 3); Noe curses Chanaan (Genesis 9); in Leviticus and Deuteronomy there are curses against the lawless. Our Lord cursed the barren fig-tree, the scribes and Pharisees.


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Entry for 'Cursing'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/c/cursing.html. 1910.

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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