29 Joab and his family are the guilty ones. May the family of Joab be cursed in every generation with a man who has open sores or leprosy* or who walks on crutches* or dies by the sword or begs for food!”
3:29a Or or a contagious skin disease. The Hebrew word used here can describe various skin diseases.
3:29b Or who is effeminate; Hebrew reads who handles a spindle.