Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul.
Then the Lord said to Moses, "The man must surely be put to death; the whole community must stone him with stones outside the camp."
1 Kings 21:13
The two villains arrived and sat opposite him. Then the villains testified against Naboth right before the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." So they dragged him outside the city and stoned him to death.
They got up, forced him out of the town, and brought him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they could throw him down the cliff.
Therefore, to sanctify the people by his own blood, Jesus also suffered outside the camp.
They brought forward false witnesses who said, "This man does not stop saying things against this holy place and the law.
Instead, you must kill him without fail! Your own hand must be the first to strike him, and then the hands of the whole community.
The witnesses must be first to begin the execution, and then all the people are to join in afterward. In this way you will purge evil from among you.
And Saul agreed completely with killing. Now on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were forced to scatter throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria.
Meanwhile Saul, still breathing out threats to murder the Lord's disciples, went to the high priest
I persecuted this Way even to the point of death, tying up both men and women and putting them in prison,