Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he slew his servants which had slain the king his father.

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Bible References

That he slew

Genesis 9:6
Whoever sheds man's blood in man, his blood shall be shed; for in the image of God is man made.
Exodus 21:12
He that smites a man so that he dies shall be surely put to death.
Numbers 35:33
So ye shall not pollute the land where ye are, for this blood shall defile the land; and the land cannot be reconciled of the blood that is shed therein except by the blood of the one that shed it.

His servants

2 Kings 12:20
And his slaves arose and made a conspiracy and slew Joash in the house of Millo, as he was going down to Silla.
2 Chronicles 25:3
For when he was confirmed in the kingdom, he slew his slaves that had killed the king, his father.

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Deuteronomy 24:16
The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers; each one shall be put to death for his own sin.