Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So thou shalt put the evil away from among you.

Of the witnesses

General references

Bible References

Of the witnesses

Deuteronomy 13:9
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.
Acts 7:58
When they had driven him out of the city, they began to stone him, and the witnesses laid their cloaks at the feet of a young man named Saul.

So thou

Deuteronomy 17:12
The person who pays no attention to the priest currently serving the Lord your God there, or to the verdict -- that person must die, so that you may purge evil from Israel.
Deuteronomy 13:5
As for that prophet or dreamer, he must be executed because he encouraged rebellion against the Lord your God who brought you from the land of Egypt, redeeming you from that place of slavery, and because he has tried to entice you from the way the Lord your God has commanded you to go. In this way you must purge out evil from within.
Deuteronomy 19:19
you must do to him what he had intended to do to the accused. In this way you will purge evil from among you.
Deuteronomy 24:7
If a man is found kidnapping a person from among his fellow Israelites, and regards him as mere property and sells him, that kidnapper must die. In this way you will purge evil from among you.
Judges 20:13
Now, hand over the good-for-nothings in Gibeah so we can execute them and purge Israel of wickedness." But the Benjaminites refused to listen to their Israelite brothers.
1 Corinthians 5:13
But God will judge those outside. Remove the evil person from among you.

General references

Numbers 35:30
"Whoever kills any person, the murderer must be put to death by the testimony of witnesses; but one witness cannot testify against any person to cause him to be put to death.
Deuteronomy 19:20
The rest of the people will hear and become afraid to keep doing such evil among you.

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