And you shall speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curses his God shall bear his sin.
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George Leo Haydock
His God. Hebrew Elohaiv. Philo explains this of idols, as if it were unlawful to speak ill of them, lest we should proceed to do so with respect to the true God. But the prophets, and the most holy personages, had no scruple in speaking contemptuously of the pagan divinities.
His sin, and the punishment of it. (Calmet)