Death Penalty For Killing

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 9:5

I will require the life of every animal and every man for your life and your blood. I will require the life of each man’s brother for a man’s life.

Leviticus 24:21

Whoever kills an animal is to make restitution for it, but whoever kills a person is to be put to death.

Numbers 35:30

“If anyone kills a person, the murderer is to be put to death based on the word of witnesses. But no one is to be put to death based on the testimony of one witness.

Numbers 35:16-19

“If anyone strikes a person with an iron object and death results, he is a murderer; the murderer must be put to death. If a man has in his hand a stone capable of causing death and strikes another person and he dies, the murderer must be put to death. If a man has in his hand a wooden object capable of causing death and strikes another person and he dies, the murderer must be put to death. read more.
The avenger of blood himself is to kill the murderer; when he finds him, he is to kill him.

2 Samuel 14:7

Now the whole clan has risen up against your servant and said, ‘Hand over the one who killed his brother so we may put him to death for the life of the brother he murdered. We will destroy the heir!’ They would extinguish my one remaining ember by not preserving my husband’s name or posterity on earth.”

Exodus 21:14

If a person schemes and willfully acts against his neighbor to murder him, you must take him from My altar to be put to death.

Ezekiel 9:2

And I saw six men coming from the direction of the Upper Gate, which faces north, each with a war club in his hand. There was another man among them, clothed in linen, with writing equipment at his side. They came and stood beside the bronze altar.

Mark 6:27

The king immediately sent for an executioner and commanded him to bring John’s head. So he went and beheaded him in prison,

Genesis 4:15

Then the Lord replied to him, “In that case, whoever kills Cain will suffer vengeance seven times over.” And He placed a mark on Cain so that whoever found him would not kill him.

Genesis 26:11

So Abimelech warned all the people with these words: “Whoever harms this man or his wife will certainly die.”

John 18:31

So Pilate told them, “Take Him yourselves and judge Him according to your law.”“It’s not legal for us to put anyone to death,” the Jews declared.

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