Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 26:2 in English Standard Version "Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, a curse that is causeless does not alight." Nu 23:8 How can I curse whom God has not cursed? How can I denounce whom the Lord has not denounced? De 23:5 But the Lord your God would not listen to Balaam; instead the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the Lord your God loved you. 2Sa 16:12 It may be that the Lord will look on the wrong done to me, and that the Lord will repay me with good for his cursing today.” Ps 84:3 Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God. Pr 27:8 Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who strays from his home.