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7 Bible Verses about Arson

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Judges 14:4-5

His father and mother did not know that it was of the Lord, and that He sought an occasion for assailing the Philistines. At that time the Philistines had dominion over Israel. Then Samson and his father and mother went down to Timnah and came to the vineyards of Timnah. And behold, a young lion roared against him.

Exodus 22:6

If fire breaks out and catches so that the stacked grain or standing grain or the field be consumed, he who kindled the fire shall make full restitution.

Judges 12:1

The men of Ephraim were summoned together and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, Why did you cross over to fight with the Ammonites and did not summon us to go with you? We will burn your house over you with fire.

2 Samuel 14:30

Therefore Absalom said to his servants, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he has barley there; go and set it on fire. So Absalom's servants set the field afire.

Psalm 74:7-8

They have set Your sanctuary on fire; they have profaned the dwelling place of Your Name by casting it to the ground. They said in their hearts, Let us make havoc [of such places] altogether. They have burned up all God's meetinghouses in the land.

Judges 18:26-27

And the Danites went their way; and when Micah saw that they were too strong for him, he turned and went back to his house. And they took the things which Micah had made, and his priest, and came to Laish, to a people quiet and feeling secure, and they smote them with the sword and burned the city.

Judges 15:5

And when he had set the torches ablaze, he let the foxes go into the standing grain of the Philistines, and he burned up the shocks and the standing grain, along with the olive orchards.

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Arson » Instances of » By zimri

1 Kings 16:18

And when Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went into the stronghold of the king's house and burned the king's house over him with fire and died,

Arson » Instances of » By absalom

2 Samuel 14:30

Therefore Absalom said to his servants, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he has barley there; go and set it on fire. So Absalom's servants set the field afire.

Arson » Instances of » By samson

Judges 15:4-5

So Samson went and caught 300 foxes or jackals and took torches and turning the foxes tail to tail, he put a torch between each pair of tails. And when he had set the torches ablaze, he let the foxes go into the standing grain of the Philistines, and he burned up the shocks and the standing grain, along with the olive orchards.

Arson » Law concerning

Exodus 22:6

If fire breaks out and catches so that the stacked grain or standing grain or the field be consumed, he who kindled the fire shall make full restitution.