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2 Samuel 1:14

Then David said to him, "How is it you were not afraid to stretch out your hand to destroy the LORD'S anointed?"

Hosea 10:15

Thus it will be done to you at Bethel because of your great wickedness. At dawn the king of Israel will be completely cut off.

Hebrews 7:1

For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham as he was returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,

Joshua 11:10

Then Joshua turned back at that time, and captured Hazor and struck its king with the sword; for Hazor formerly was the head of all these kingdoms.

2 Samuel 4:6-7

They came to the middle of the house as if to get wheat, and they struck him in the belly; and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped. Now when they came into the house, as he was lying on his bed in his bedroom, they struck him and killed him and beheaded him. And they took his head and traveled by way of the Arabah all night.

1 Kings 16:10

Then Zimri went in and struck him and put him to death in the twenty-seventh year of Asa king of Judah, and became king in his place.

1 Kings 15:27

Then Baasha the son of Ahijah of the house of Issachar conspired against him, and Baasha struck him down at Gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines, while Nadab and all Israel were laying siege to Gibbethon.

1 Kings 15:28

So Baasha killed him in the third year of Asa king of Judah and reigned in his place.

2 Kings 9:24

And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength and shot Joram between his arms; and the arrow went through his heart and he sank in his chariot.

2 Kings 9:31

As Jehu entered the gate, she said, "Is it well, Zimri, your master's murderer?"

2 Kings 21:23

The servants of Amon conspired against him and killed the king in his own house.

2 Kings 14:19

They conspired against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to Lachish; but they sent after him to Lachish and killed him there.

2 Kings 15:10

Then Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him and struck him before the people and killed him, and reigned in his place.

2 Kings 15:14

Then Menahem son of Gadi went up from Tirzah and came to Samaria, and struck Shallum son of Jabesh in Samaria, and killed him and became king in his place.

2 Kings 15:25

Then Pekah son of Remaliah, his officer, conspired against him and struck him in Samaria, in the castle of the king's house with Argob and Arieh; and with him were fifty men of the Gileadites, and he killed him and became king in his place.

2 Kings 15:30

And Hoshea the son of Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah, and struck him and put him to death and became king in his place, in the twentieth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah.

2 Kings 23:29

In his days Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt went up to the king of Assyria to the river Euphrates And King Josiah went to meet him, and when Pharaoh Neco saw him he killed him at Megiddo.

Jeremiah 41:2

Ishmael the son of Nethaniah and the ten men who were with him arose and struck down Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, with the sword and put to death the one whom the king of Babylon had appointed over the land.

Jeremiah 41:18

because of the Chaldeans; for they were afraid of them, since Ishmael the son of Nethaniah had struck down Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon had appointed over the land.

Amos 7:11

"For thus Amos says, 'Jeroboam will die by the sword and Israel will certainly go from its land into exile.'"

Numbers 31:8

They killed the kings of Midian along with the rest of their slain: Evi and Rekem and Zur and Hur and Reba, the five kings of Midian; they also killed Balaam the son of Beor with the sword.

Joshua 10:26

So afterward Joshua struck them and put them to death, and he hanged them on five trees; and they hung on the trees until evening.

Joshua 11:17

from Mount Halak, that rises toward Seir, even as far as Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon at the foot of Mount Hermon And he captured all their kings and struck them down and put them to death.

1 Samuel 15:33

But Samuel said, "As your sword has made women childless, so shall your mother be childless among women." And Samuel hewed Agag to pieces before the LORD at Gilgal.

2 Samuel 1:10

"So I stood beside him and killed him, because I knew that he could not live after he had fallen And I took the crown which was on his head and the bracelet which was on his arm, and I have brought them here to my lord."

2 Samuel 1:16

David said to him, "Your blood is on your head, for your mouth has testified against you, saying, 'I have killed the LORD'S anointed.'"

2 Kings 8:15

On the following day, he took the cover and dipped it in water and spread it on his face, so that he died. And Hazael became king in his place.

2 Kings 16:9

So the king of Assyria listened to him; and the king of Assyria went up against Damascus and captured it, and carried the people of it away into exile to Kir, and put Rezin to death.

2 Kings 19:37

It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat And Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.

Isaiah 37:38

It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons killed him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat And Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.

Daniel 5:30

That same night Belshazzar the Chaldean king was slain.



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