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Definition Of Cursing

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I'm wondering if there is already some baseline definition of cursing out there that I can work with, ideally from saint or council. I looked at some old threads, but they generally devolved, went off topic, etc. I do not want a definition that involves cussing (eg, someone saying they're "proud"), swearing (eg, someone prefacing lots of statements with "honestly"), channeling (eg, speaking in the name of a demon), blasphemy (eg, using "Lord, have mercy." as a vain exclamation rather than a prayer), or some other form of profanation, just specifically cursing. Does anyone have a definition, either for cursing generally (eg, Mark: 11.21) or the more negative sort of cursing (eg, Mark: 7:10)? Thanks!
 

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Anything that is spoken, that is not spoken out of love, and with love, and not spoken in a way that is meant to encourage, support, or comfort the listener, or to benefit their eternal salvation.... simply should not be spoken.
 
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