For the wages of sin is death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only practise them, but have fellow delight in those who do them.
What think ye? And they answering said, He is liable to the penalty of death.
1 Kings 2:26
And the king said to Abiathar the priest, Go to Anathoth, to thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death; but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou didst bear the ark of Adonai Jehovah before David my father, and because thou hast been afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.
nor Herod either, for I remitted you to him, and behold, nothing worthy of death is done by him.
But I, having found that he had done nothing worthy of death, and this man himself having appealed to Augustus, I have decided to send him;
Ye have heard the blasphemy; what think ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death.
And he said the third time to them, What evil then has this man done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will chastise him therefore and release him.