35 Bible Verses about Death As Punishment
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You must set boundaries for the people all around, saying, 'Take heed to yourselves not to go up on the mountain nor touch its edge. Whoever touches the mountain will surely be put to death!
No hand will touch him -- but he will surely be stoned or shot through, whether a beast or a human being; he must not live.' When the ram's horn sounds a long blast they may go up on the mountain."
You must reside at the entrance of the Meeting Tent day and night for seven days and keep the charge of the Lord so that you will not die, for this is what I have been commanded."
Then David became very angry at this man. He said to Nathan, "As surely as the Lord lives, the man who did this deserves to die!
Saul said, "God will punish me severely if Jonathan doesn't die!"
But God appeared to Abimelech in a dream at night and said to him, "You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken, for she is someone else's wife."
But now give back the man's wife. Indeed he is a prophet and he will pray for you; thus you will live. But if you don't give her back, know that you will surely die along with all who belong to you."
those men who produced the evil report about the land, died by the plague before the Lord.
So fire went out from the presence of the Lord and consumed them so that they died before the Lord.
The Lord spoke to Moses after the death of Aaron's two sons when they approached the presence of the Lord and died,
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 as priests in the presence of Aaron their father.
But Nadab and Abihu died when they offered strange fire before the Lord.
Nadab and Abihu died before their father did; they had no sons. Eleazar and Ithamar served as priests.
If these men die a natural death, or if they share the fate of all men, then the Lord has not sent me. But if the Lord does something entirely new, and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them up along with all that they have, and they go down alive to the grave, then you will know that these men have despised the Lord!" When he had finished speaking all these words, the ground that was under them split open,read more.
and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, along with their households, and all Korah's men, and all their goods. They and all that they had went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed over them. So they perished from among the community.
So the Lord sent poisonous snakes among the people, and they bit the people; many people of Israel died.
I, the Lord, have said, "I will surely do so to all this evil congregation that has gathered together against me. In this wilderness they will be finished, and there they will die!"'"
For the Lord had said of them, "They will surely die in the wilderness." And there was not left a single man of them, except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.
Your dead bodies will fall in this wilderness -- all those of you who were numbered, according to your full number, from twenty years old and upward, who have murmured against me.
But as for you, your dead bodies will fall in this wilderness,
and your children will wander in the wilderness forty years and suffer for your unfaithfulness, until your dead bodies lie finished in the wilderness.
Now the length of time it took for us to go from Kadesh Barnea to the crossing of Wadi Zered was thirty-eight years, time for all the military men of that generation to die, just as the Lord had vowed to them.
Indeed, it was the very hand of the Lord that eliminated them from within the camp until they were all gone.
This is why Joshua had to circumcise them: All the men old enough to fight when they left Egypt died on the journey through the desert after they left Egypt.
Indeed, for forty years the Israelites traveled through the desert until all the men old enough to fight when they left Egypt, the ones who had disobeyed the Lord, died off. For the Lord had sworn a solemn oath to them that he would not let them see the land he had sworn on oath to give them, a land rich in milk and honey.
Now 14,700 people died in the plague, in addition to those who died in the event with Korah.
Those that died in the plague were 24,000.
So the Lord sent a plague through Israel from the morning until the completion of the appointed time. Seventy thousand men died from Dan to Beer Sheba.
So the Lord sent a plague through Israel, and 70,000 Israelite men died.
The men of the city said to Joash, "Bring out your son, so we can execute him! He pulled down the Baal altar and cut down the nearby Asherah pole."
Any one of you that I do not cut off from my altar, I will cause your eyes to fail and will cause you grief. All of those born to your family will die in the prime of life.
So he caused them to die unsatisfied and filled with terror.
The king's terrifying anger is like the roar of a lion; whoever provokes him sins against himself.
Your schemes will bring shame to your house. Because you destroyed many nations, you will self-destruct.
The Jewish leaders replied, "We have a law, and according to our law he ought to die, because he claimed to be the Son of God!"
Then Festus said, "King Agrippa, and all you who are present here with us, you see this man about whom the entire Jewish populace petitioned me both in Jerusalem and here, shouting loudly that he ought not to live any longer.