Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.

Ox and sheep

Bible References

Utterly destroy

Leviticus 27:28
But nothing which a man has given completely to the Lord, out of all his property, of man or beast, or of the land which is his heritage, may be given away or got back in exchange for money; anything completely given is most holy to the Lord.
Numbers 24:20
Then, turning his eyes to Amalek, he went on with his story and said, Amalek was the first of the nations, but his part will be destruction for ever.
Deuteronomy 13:15
Then take up arms against the people of that town and give it up to the curse, with all its cattle and everything in it.
Deuteronomy 20:16
But in the towns of these peoples whose land the Lord your God is giving you for your heritage, let no living thing be kept from death:
Joshua 6:17
And the town will be put to the curse, and everything in it will be given to the Lord: only Rahab, the loose woman, and all who are in the house with her, will be kept safe, because she kept secret the men we sent.

Slay

Exodus 20:5
You may not go down on your faces before them or give them worship: for I, the Lord your God, am a God who will not give his honour to another; and I will send punishment on the children for the wrongdoing of their fathers, to the third and fourth generation of my haters;
Numbers 31:17
So now put every male child to death, and every woman who has had sex relations with a man.
Isaiah 14:21
Make ready a place of death for his children, because of the evil-doing of their father; so that they may not come up and take the earth for their heritage, covering the face of the world with waste places.

Ox and sheep

Genesis 3:17
And to Adam he said, Because you gave ear to the voice of your wife and took of the fruit of the tree which I said you were not to take, the earth is cursed on your account; in pain you will get your food from it all your life.
Romans 8:20
For every living thing was put under the power of change, not by its desire, but by him who made it so, in hope

General references

Numbers 31:15
And Moses said to them, Why have you kept all the women safe?
Psalm 149:7
To give the nations the reward of their sins, and the peoples their punishment;
Jeremiah 51:22
With you man and woman will be broken; with you the old man and the boy will be broken; with you the young man and the virgin will be broken;

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain