I have seen the foolish taking root:
but suddenly I cursed his habitation. (Job 5:3)
All these Eliphaz suddenly (even when he was in the ruff of all his jollity, in the height of his flourish) cursed, Heb. pierced, or bored through, not so much by a malediction as a prediction, Male ominatus sum iis, I foresaw and foretold that that happiness would not hold long; I ominously divined it; I both thought it and spake it.
Pium non decent dirae;
Cursing men are cursed men;
but a godly person may presage a curse, and foretell it, according to that, #Pr 3:33, “The curse of the Lord is in the house of the wicked”.