Murder and Killing in the Bible


Jesus prince of peace????.

3. Misuse of God’s name   
Death penalty for cursing God (Lev 24:15-16).

The 10 “Capital Punishment” commandments

1. No other gods   
God kills those who8 went after Ba’al

Peor (Deut 4:3).

2. No idols   
God will destroy those who worship idols

(Deut 4:23-28).

4. Shabbat   
Death penalty for violating Shabbat

(Exod 35:2, Num 15:35).

5. Honoring parents   
Death penalty for cursing parents

(Lev 20:9) [or hitting them (Exod 21:15)].

6. No murder   
Death penalty for murder (Lev 24:17).

7. No adultery   
Death penalty for adultery (Lev 20:10).

8. No theft   
Death penalty for kidnapping (Exod 21:16).

9. No false witnessing   
Punishment in kind for false testimony,

could be death depending on the case

(Deut 19:16-21)

10. No coveting   
Death penalty for sorcery or consulting

with sorcerers [coveting = casting the

evil eye] (Lev 20:27, Exod 22:17).


Denying any part of bible punishable

by torture in fire

Jesus Christ himself says

Jesus love you?

In blazing fire. He will inflict vengeance

on those who do not know God and do

not obey the )gospel of our Lord Jesus.

(2 Thessalonians 1:8)


*Murder in the Bible*🗡🛡

If the founding text shapes the whole

religion, then Judaism and Christianity

deserve the utmost condemnation as

religions of savagery. [Philip Jenkins,

“Dark Passages ,” The Boston Globe,

Mar. 8, 2009.]

The act of murder is rampant in the Bible.

There are countless examples of mass

murders commanded by God, including

the murder of women, infants, and

children.The following passages are

a very small percentage of the total

passages approving of murder in the Bible.

They are divided here into three parts:
🗡1) Capital Punishment Crimes.
🗡 2) Murdering Children, and
🗡3) Miscellaneous Murders.

This list is long, but it barely scratches

the surface of all the murders approved

of in the Bible.

⚔ *1) Capital Punishment Crimes:*⚔

🗡 *Kill People Who Don’t Listen to


Anyone arrogant enough to reject the

verdict of the judge or of the priest

who represents the LORD your God

must be put to death. Such evil must be

purged from Israel.

(Deuteronomy 17:12 NLT)

🗡 *Kill Witches*

You should not let a sorceress live.

(Exodus 22:17 NAB)

🗡 *Kill Homosexuals*
“If a man lies with a male as with a


both of them shall be put to death for

their abominable deed; they have

forfeited their lives.” (Leviticus 20:13 NAB)

🗡 *Kill Fortunetellers*
A man or a woman who acts as a

medium or fortuneteller shall be

put to death by stoning; they have

no one but themselves to blame

for their death. (Leviticus 20:27 NAB)

🗡 *Death for Hitting a Father or Mother*
Whoever strikes his father or mother

shall be put to death. (Exodus 21:15 NAB)

🗡 *Death for Cursing Parents*
1) If one curses his father or mother,

his lamp will go out at the coming

of darkness. (Proverbs 20:20 NAB)

2) All who curse their father or mother

must be put to death. They are guilty

of a capital offense. (Leviticus 20:9 NLT)

🗡 *Death for Adultery*
If a man commits adultery with another

man’s wife, both the man and the woman

must be put to death. (Leviticus 20:10 NLT)

🗡 *Death for Fornication*
A priest’s daughter who loses her honor

by committing fornication and thereby

dishonors her father also, shall be burned

to death. (Leviticus 21:9 NAB)

🗡 *Death to Followers of Other

Whoever sacrifices to any god,

except the Lord alone,

shall be doomed. (Exodus 22:19 NAB)

🗡 *Kill Nonbelievers*
They entered into a covenant to

seek the Lord, the God of their fathers,

with all their heart and soul; and

everyone who would not seek the Lord,

the God of Israel, was to be put to death,

whether small or great, whether man

or woman. (2 Chronicles 15:12-13 NAB)

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