Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if ye will not make known unto me the dream, with the interpretation thereof, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.
make a decree that any people, nation or tongue that speaks anything offensive against the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego shall be torn limb from limb and their houses reduced to a rubbish heap, inasmuch as there is no other god who is able to deliver in this way.”
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.
“Now consider this, you who forget God,
Or I will
tear you in pieces, and there will be none to deliver.
Or I will
Let them flow away like water that runs off;
aims his arrows, let them be as headless shafts.
Then you shall gather all its booty into the middle of its open square and burn the city and all its booty with fire as a whole burnt offering to the Lord your God; and it shall be a ruin forever. It shall never be rebuilt.
Then Joshua made them take an oath at that time, saying, “
Cursed before the Lord is the man who rises up and builds this city Jericho; with the loss of his firstborn he shall lay its foundation, and with the loss of his youngest son he shall set up its gates.”
2 Kings 10:27
They also broke down the sacred pillar of Baal and broke down the house of Baal, and
made it a latrine to this day.
And I issued a decree that
any man who violates this edict, a timber shall be drawn from his house and he shall be impaled on it and his house shall be made a refuse heap on account of this.