Death As Punishment

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 19:12

And you shall set bounds for the people round about, saying, Take heed that you go not up into the mountain or touch the border of it. Whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 19:13

No hand shall touch it [or the offender], but he shall surely be stoned or shot [with arrows]; whether beast or man, he shall not live. When the trumpet sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain.

Leviticus 8:35

At the door of the Tent of Meeting you shall remain day and night for seven days, doing what the Lord has charged you to do, that you die not; for so I am commanded.

2 Samuel 12:5

Then David's anger was greatly kindled against the man, and he said to Nathan, As the Lord lives, the man who has done this is a son [worthy] of death.

1 Samuel 14:44

Saul answered, May God do so, and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said, Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken [as your own], for she is a man's wife.

Genesis 20:7

So now restore to the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her [to him], know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.

Numbers 14:37

Even those men who brought the evil report of the land died by a plague before the Lord.

Leviticus 10:2

And there came forth fire from before the Lord and killed them, and they died before the Lord.

Leviticus 16:1

After the death of Aaron's two sons, when they drew near before the Lord [offered false fire] and died,

Numbers 3:4

But Nadab and Abihu died before the Lord when they offered strange fire before the Lord in the Wilderness of Sinai; and they had no children. So Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest's office in the presence and under the supervision of Aaron their father.

Numbers 26:61

But Nadab and Abihu died when they offered strange and unholy fire before the Lord.

1 Chronicles 24:2

But Nadab and Abihu died before their father and had no children; therefore Eleazar and Ithamar executed the priest's office.

Numbers 16:29-33

If these men die the common death of all men or if [only] what happens to everyone happens to them, then the Lord has not sent me. But if the Lord causes a new thing [to happen], and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them up, with all that belongs to them, and they go down alive into Sheol (the place of the dead), then you shall understand that these men have provoked (spurned, despised) the Lord! As soon as he stopped speaking, the ground under the offenders split apartread more.
And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households and [Korah and] all [his] men and all their possessions. They and all that belonged to them went down alive into Sheol (the place of the dead); and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the assembly.

Numbers 21:6

Then the Lord sent fiery (burning) serpents among the people; and they bit the people, and many Israelites died.

Numbers 14:35

I the Lord have spoken; surely this will I do to all this evil congregation who is gathered together against Me. In this wilderness they shall be consumed [by war, disease, plagues], and here they shall die.

Numbers 26:65

For the Lord had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. There was not left a man of them except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.

Numbers 14:29

Your dead bodies shall fall in this wilderness -- "of all who were numbered of you, from twenty years old and upward, who have murmured against Me,

Numbers 14:32

But as for you, your dead bodies shall fall in this wilderness.

Numbers 14:33

And your children shall be wanderers and shepherds in the wilderness for forty years and shall suffer for your whoredoms (your infidelity to your espoused God), until your corpses are consumed in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 2:14

And the time from our leaving Kadesh-barnea until we had come over the brook Zered was thirty-eight years, until the whole generation of the men of war had perished from the camp, as the Lord had sworn to them.

Deuteronomy 2:15

Moreover the hand of the Lord was against them to exterminate them from the midst of the camp, until they were all gone.

Joshua 5:4

And this is the reason Joshua circumcised them: all the males of the people who came out of Egypt, all the men of war, had died in the wilderness on the way after they came out of Egypt.

Joshua 5:6

For the Israelites walked forty years in the wilderness till all who were men of war who came out of Egypt perished, because they did not hearken to the voice of the Lord; to them the Lord swore that He would not let them see the land which the Lord swore to their fathers to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Numbers 16:49

Now those who died in the plague were 14,700, besides those who died in the matter of Korah.

Numbers 25:9

Nevertheless those who died in the [smiting] plague were 24,000.

2 Samuel 24:15

So the Lord sent a pestilence upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed; and there died of the people from Dan even to Beersheba 70,000 men.

1 Chronicles 21:14

So the Lord sent a pestilence upon Israel, and there fell of Israel 70,000 men.

Judges 6:30

Then the men of the city commanded Joash, Bring out your son, that he may die, for he has pulled down the altar of Baal and cut down the Asherah beside it.

1 Samuel 2:33

Yet I will not cut off from My altar every man of yours; some shall survive to weep and mourn [over the family's ruin], but all the increase of your house shall die in their best years.

Psalm 78:33

Therefore their days He consumed like a breath [in emptiness, falsity, and futility] and their years in terror and sudden haste.

Proverbs 20:2

The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion; whoever provokes him to anger or angers himself against him sins against his own life.

Habakkuk 2:10

You have devised shame to your house by cutting off and putting an end to many peoples, and you have sinned against and forfeited your own life.

John 19:7

The Jews answered him, We have a law, and according to that law He should die, because He has claimed and made Himself out to be the Son of God.

Acts 25:24

Then Festus said, King Agrippa and all the men present with us, you see this man about whom the whole Jewish people came to me and complained, both at Jerusalem and here, insisting and shouting that he ought not to live any longer.