Psalms for Breaking Curses: 53 Helpful

By David •  Updated: 11/07/22 •  10 min read

A curse is a pronouncement of misfortune or bad luck to a person or a group of people. A curse with a cause is effective and turns life around negatively for the cursed individual or group. It prevents the victim(s) from living the life that God predestined for them.

A curse brings about hardships, struggle, insanity, poverty, recurring illnesses, premature deaths, and many other things that are out of God’s plan for our lives.

How Can We Free Ourselves From a Curse?

A curse can make life meaningless to the victim. Every effort in life fails when you are under a curse. Not even the highest grade from the best University can land you the simplest of jobs if you are cursed. How then can you break this curse?

Jesus died on the cross that we may be set free. His stripes on the cross healed us from all curses. We only need to pray and confess God’s word against curses upon our lives. There is power in confession, great power that breaks all forms of curses.

Below are Psalms for breaking curses that will free you from your curse;

Psalms for Breaking Curses.

1. Psalms 34:18-19 (NIV)

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. A righteous man may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all.

2. Psalms 128:1-4 (NIV)

Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in His ways. You will eat the fruit of your labour; blessings and prosperity will be yours. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house, your sons will be like olive shoots around your table.

3. Psalms 3:8 (NIV) 

From the Lord comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people.

4. Psalms 109:28 (NIV) 

They may curse but you will bless; when they attack they will be put to shame, but your servant will rejoice.

5. Psalms 6:4 (NIV) 

Turn, O LORD, and deliver me; save me because of your unfailing love.

6. Psalms 25:15 (NIV)

My eyes are ever on the LORD, only He will release my feet from the snare.

7. Psalms 31:4 (NIV) 

Free me from the trap that is set for me, for you are my refuge.

8. Psalms 62:1-2 (NIV)

My soul finds rest in God alone, my salvation comes from Him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will not be shaken.

9. Psalms 142:7 (NIV) 

Set me free from my prison, that I may praise your name. Then the righteous will gather about me because of your goodness to me.

10. Psalms 69:33 (NIV) 

The Lord hears the needy and does not despise His captive people.

Psalms For Breaking Curses of Poverty.

There are people who live in poverty because they are under a curse. There is no breakthrough to all their efforts for prosperity. God promised to meet our needs according to His glorious riches, but a curse may stand in the way.

God cursed Cain and told him that his ground will bear no fruit nor grain. Are you under a similar curse? Meditate and confess these Psalms for breaking curses of poverty to free yourself in Jesus’ Name.

11. Psalms 37:25 (NIV) 

I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken, or their children begging bread.

12. Psalms 144:13 (NIV) 

Our barns will be filled with every kind of provision. Our sheep will increase by thousands, by tens of thousands in our fields.

13. Psalms 72:12 (NIV) 

For He will deliver the needy who cry out, the afflicted who have no one to help.

14. Psalms 23:1 (NIV)

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.

15. Psalms 1:3 (NIV) 

He is like a tree planted by the streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf foes not wither. Whatever he does prospers.

16. Psalms 70:5 (NIV) 

Yes, I am poor and needy; come quickly to me, O LORD. You are my help and my deliverer; O LORD, do not delay.

17. Psalms 2:8 (NIV) 

Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession.

18. Psalms 16:5-6 (NIV)

LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary line has fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.

19. Psalms 22:26 (NIV) 

The poor will eat and be satisfied; they who seek the Lord will praise Him–may your hearts live forever.

20. Psalms 107:9 (NIV) 

For He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.

21. Psalms 63:5 (NIV) 

My soul will be satisfied with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.

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Psalms for Breaking Curses of Premature Death.

A curse pronounced against life leads to premature death. Elisha cursed the officer who doubted God’s word of provision to the people of Israel.

The officer died at the gate of Samaria as a result of the curse upon. We can free ourselves from curses pronounced against our lives by confessing these Psalms for breaking curses against premature death.

22. Psalms 118:17 (NIV) 

I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done

23. Psalms 91:16 (NIV) 

With long life will I satisfy him and show him my salvation.

24. Psalms 33:18:19 (NIV) 

But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear Him, on those whose hope is in His failing love, to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine.

25. Psalms 92:14 (NIV) 

They will still bear fruit in old age; they will stay fresh and green.

26. Psalms 16:10-11 (NIV) 

Because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.

27. Psalms 21:4 (NIV) 

He asked you for life, and you gave it to him–length of days, for ever and ever.

28. Psalms 23:4 (NIV) 

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

29. Psalms 26:9 (NIV) 

Do not take away my soul along with sinners, my life with bloodthirsty men.

30. Psalms 49:15 (NIV)

But God will redeem my life from the grave; He will surely take me to Himself. Selah.

31. Psalms 27:13 (NIV) 

I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

Psalms for Breaking Curses of Sickness.

Naaman’s leprosy was cured thanks to the instructions from Elisha. The man of God did not want to receive anything from Naaman as payment for this. However, Elisha’s servant, Gehazi, went after Naaman without Elisha’s knowledge and asked for payment.

This did not please Elisha. He cursed Gehazi. Naaman’s leprosy clung on Gehazi and his descendants. You might be having recurring or strange illnesses as a result of a curse. To break free from such, read, meditate and confess these psalms for breaking curses of sickness.

32. Psalms 6:2 (NIV) 

Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am faint; O LORD, heal me, my bones are in agony.

33. Psalms 73:26 (NIV) 

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

34. Psalms 147:3 (NIV) 

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

35. Psalms 121:7 (NIV) 

The LORD will keep you from all harm–He will watch over your life.

36. Psalms 41:3 (NIV) 

The Lord will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from the bed of illness.

37. Psalms 112:4 (NIV) 

Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for the gracious and compassionate and righteous man.

38. Psalms 119:116 (NIV) 

Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.

39Psalms 103:2-3 (NIV) 

Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits–who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.

40. Psalms 73:4-5 (NIV) 

They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong. They are free from the burdens common to man; they are not plagued by human ills.

Psalms for Breaking Curses of Failure.

A curse can cause someone to drop from grace to grass. Curses of failure bring down business and ministries, cause poor performance at school and many other activities associated with failure.

Jesus cursed a gig tree and it withered. Is any aspect of your life withered because of a curse? These Psalms for breaking curses of failure will help you to break free.

41. Psalms 40:4 (NIV) 

Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods.

42. Psalms 20:4 (NIV) 

May He give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.

43. Psalms 55:22 (NIV)

Cast your cares on the LORD and He will sustain you; He will never let the righteous fall.

44. Psalms 65:9-10 (NIV)

You care for the land and water it; you enrich it abundantly. The streams of God are filled with water to provide the people with grain, for so you have ordained it. You drench its furrows and level its ridges; you soften it with showers and bless its crops.

45. Psalms 67:6-7 (NIV)

Then the land will yield its harvest, and God, our God, will bless us. God will bless us and all the ends of the earth will fear Him.

46. Psalms 77:14 (NIV) 

You are the God who performs miracles; you display your power among the peoples.

Psalms for Breaking Curses Caused by Sin.

The land is under a curse because of the sin committed by Adam and Eve. Curses are automatically cast upon us when we sin against God.

The Bible says, “Woe unto him who does not follow His commands.” To break free from the curse of sin, we need to seek His mercies and forgiveness. These Psalms for breaking curses of sin will help you out.

47. Psalms 130:3-4 (NIV) 

If you, O LORD, kept a record of sins, O LORD, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared.

48. Psalms 51:9-12 (NIV) 

Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.

49. Psalms 25:7 (NIV) 

Remember not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you are good, O LORD.

50. Psalms 79:9 (NIV) 

Help us, O God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name’s sake.

51. Psalms 32:1-2 (NIV) 

Blessed is he whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man whose sin the LORD does not count against him and in whose spirit is no deceit.

52. Psalms 19:12-13 (NIV) 

Who can discern his errors? Forgive my hidden faults. Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they not rule over me. Then will I be blameless, innocent of great transgressions.

53. Psalms 6:1-2 (NIV) 

O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath.

54. Psalms 39:8 (NIV) 

Save me from all my transgressions; do not make me the scorn of fools.

Conclusively, curses exist and they are effective. However, you may not be aware that an area of your life is under a curse.

It is important that you pray and confess the psalms for breaking curses over all aspects of your life. Declare yourself free from all forms of curses in Jesus’ Name.


Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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