Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

Bible References


Numbers 15:30
But the person that does something consciously, whether they are natural born or a stranger, the same reproaches the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.
Deuteronomy 1:43
So I spoke unto you, and ye would not hear but were rebels against the word of the LORD, and went presumptuously up into the hill.
Deuteronomy 17:12
And the man that will act presumptuously and will not hearken unto the priest that stands to minister there before the LORD thy God, or unto the judge, even that man shall die; and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.
Deuteronomy 18:22
When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the thing does not follow nor come to pass, it is a word which the LORD has not spoken, but the prophet has spoken it presumptuously; thou shalt not be afraid of him.
Deuteronomy 19:11
But when any man hates his neighbour and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and smites him mortally that he dies and flees into one of these cities,
1 Kings 2:29
And it was told King Solomon that Joab had fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD and that he was by the altar. Then Solomon sent Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, saying, Go, fall upon him.
Psalm 19:13
Keep back thy slave also from pride and arrogance; let them not have dominion over me; then I shall be perfect, and I shall be innocent of the great rebellion.
Hebrews 10:26
For if we sin wilfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more sacrifice for sins,
2 Peter 2:10
and chiefly those that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise dominion; presumptuous, arrogant, they are not afraid to speak evil of the higher powers;


Numbers 35:20
But if he thrusts him out of hatred or hurls at him by laying in wait, so that he dies
Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed is he that smites his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.
2 Samuel 3:27
And when Abner had returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly and smote him there under the fifth rib that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
2 Samuel 20:9
And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in peace, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Take him

1 Kings 1:50
And Adonijah, fearing the presence of Solomon, arose and went and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
1 Kings 2:28
And the news came to Joab, for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he had not turned after Absalom. And Joab fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
2 Kings 11:15
Then Jehoiada, the priest, commanded the captains of the hundreds that governed the host and said unto them, Take her forth outside the order of the house and kill with the sword any that follow her. (For the priest had said, Let her not be slain in the house of the LORD.)

General references

Exodus 20:13
Thou shalt not murder.
Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed is he that smites his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Proverbs 28:17
A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee all the way to the grave, and no one shall sustain him.