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9 Bible Verses about Beating People

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Exodus 21:18

"If men quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone, or with his fist, and he doesn't die, but is confined to bed;

Exodus 21:20

"If a man strikes his servant or his maid with a rod, and he dies under his hand, he shall surely be punished.

Exodus 21:25

burning for burning, wound for wound, and bruise for bruise.

Deuteronomy 25:2-3

and it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his wickedness, by number. Forty stripes he may give him, he shall not exceed; lest, if he should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then your brother should seem vile to you.

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Proverbs 17:26

Also to punish the righteous is not good, nor to flog officials for their integrity.

God Beating People

1 Kings 14:15

For Yahweh will strike Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water; and he will root up Israel out of this good land which he gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the River, because they have made their Asherim, provoking Yahweh to anger.