Deuteronomy 28:26

Hebrew Bible

24 The Lord will make the rain of your land powder and dust; it will come down on you from the sky until you are destroyed. 25 “The Lord will allow you to be struck down before your enemies; you will attack them from one direction but flee from them in seven directions and will become an object of terror to all the kingdoms of the earth. 26 Your carcasses will be food for every bird of the sky and wild animal of the earth, and there will be no one to chase them off. 27 The Lord will afflict you with the boils of Egypt and with tumors, eczema, and scabies, all of which cannot be healed. 28 The Lord will also subject you to madness, blindness, and confusion of mind.

Psalms of Solomon 4:19


17 May he return to his house empty-handed, may his house lack everything with which he would saiisly himself; 18 May his old age be spent alone and childless, until he passes away. 19 Let wild animals tear apart the flesh of the hypocrites, and may the bones of the criminals disgracefully bleach out in the sun. 20 May crows peck out the eyes of these hypocrites, because they disgracefully seized so many people's homes, and greedily evicted them. 21 In all these things they have not remembered God, nor have they feared God in all these things; but they have angered and aggravated God.

 Notes and References

"... A first argument for a Greek origin can be taken from the literary allusions contained in the Psalms of Solomon. The Psalms of Solomon are full of references to books that today form part of the biblical canon: Psalms, Job, Proverbs, Isaiah, the minor Prophets, Daniel, the Pentateuch, the historical books, and others. In this respect, the Psalms of Solomon conform to expectation. other works from the same general period, such as the Qumran hodayot, are similarly anthological. What is striking in regard to the Psalms of Solomon is that such allusions are generally clothed in the wording of the Septuagint ..."

Bons, Eberhard "Reflections on the Original Language of the Psalms of Solomon" in Bons, Eberhard, and Patrick Pouchelle (eds.) The Psalms of Solomon: Language, History, Theology (pp. 31-47) Society of Biblical Literature, 2015

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