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Reference: Behead


a method of taking away life practised among the Egyptians (Ge 40:17-19). There are instances of this mode of punishment also among the Hebrews (2Sa 4:8; 20:21-22; 2Ki 10:6-8). It is also mentioned in the New Testament (Mt 14:8-12; Ac 12:2).

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