Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

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Genesis 9:5
I will require the life of every animal and every man for your life and your blood. I will require the life of each man’s brother for a man’s life.
Exodus 21:14
If a person schemes and willfully acts against his neighbor to murder him, you must take him from My altar to be put to death.
Deuteronomy 19:11
But if someone hates his neighbor, lies in ambush for him, attacks him, and strikes him fatally, and flees to one of these cities,
2 Samuel 12:13
David responded to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.”

Then Nathan replied to David, “The Lord has taken away your sin; you will not die.
1 Kings 2:28
The news reached Joab. Since he had supported Adonijah but not Absalom, Joab fled to the Lord’s tabernacle and took hold of the horns of the altar.
Psalm 51:14
Save me from the guilt of bloodshed, God,
the God of my salvation,
and my tongue will sing of Your righteousness.

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Exodus 21:12
“Whoever strikes a person so that he dies must be put to death.
Deuteronomy 27:24
‘The one who secretly kills his neighbor is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

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