Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.

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Bible References

He that is hanged is accursed of god

Numbers 25:4
The Lord said to Moses, "Arrest all the leaders of the people, and hang them up before the Lord in broad daylight, so that the fierce anger of the Lord may be turned away from Israel."
Joshua 7:12
The Israelites are unable to stand before their enemies; they retreat because they have become subject to annihilation. I will no longer be with you, unless you destroy what has contaminated you.
2 Samuel 21:6
let seven of his male descendants be turned over to us, and we will execute them before the Lord in Gibeah of Saul, who was the Lord's chosen one." The king replied, "I will turn them over."
Romans 9:3
For I could wish that I myself were accursed -- cut off from Christ -- for the sake of my people, my fellow countrymen,
Galatians 3:13
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us (because it is written, "Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree")
1 Corinthians 16:22
Let anyone who has no love for the Lord be accursed. Our Lord, come!
2 Corinthians 5:21
God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that in him we would become the righteousness of God.

Thy land

Leviticus 18:25
Therefore the land has become unclean and I have brought the punishment for its iniquity upon it, so that the land has vomited out its inhabitants.
Numbers 35:33
"You must not pollute the land where you live, for blood defiles the land, and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed there, except by the blood of the person who shed it.

General references

Acts 5:6
So the young men came, wrapped him up, carried him out, and buried him.

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