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Theasaurus: Extermination

36 Bible Verses about Extermination

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Numbers 31:7

They waged war against Midian, as the Lord had commanded Moses, and killed every male.

Deuteronomy 7:2

and when the Lord your God delivers them over to you and you defeat them, you must completely destroy them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy.

Deuteronomy 13:15

you must strike down the inhabitants of that city with the sword. Completely destroy everyone in it as well as its livestock with the sword.

Deuteronomy 20:17

You must completely destroy them-the Hittite, Amorite, Canaanite, Perizzite, Hivite, and Jebusite-as the Lord your God has commanded you,

1 Samuel 15:3

Now go and attack the Amalekites and completely destroy everything they have. Do not spare them. Kill men and women, children and infants, oxen and sheep, camels and donkeys.' "

1 Samuel 15:18

and then sent you on a mission and said: 'Go and completely destroy the sinful Amalekites. Fight against them until you have annihilated them.'

Isaiah 13:9

Look, the day of the Lord is coming- cruel, with rage and burning anger- to make the earth a desolation and to destroy the sinners on it.

Isaiah 30:7

Egypt's help is completely worthless; therefore, I call her: Rahab Who Just Sits.

Daniel 11:44

But reports from the east and the north will terrify him, and he will go out with great fury to destroy and annihilate many.

1 Samuel 15:8

He captured Agag king of Amalek alive, but he completely destroyed all the rest of the people with the sword.

1 Samuel 15:20

"But I did obey the Lord!" Saul answered. "I went on the mission the Lord gave me: I brought back Agag, king of Amalek, and I completely destroyed the Amalekites.

1 Chronicles 4:43

They struck down the remnant of the Amalekites who had escaped and still live there today.

Habakkuk 2:10

You have planned shame for your house by wiping out many peoples and sinning against your own self.

Genesis 34:25

On the third day, when they were still in pain, two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took their swords, went into the unsuspecting city, and killed every male.

1 Kings 11:15

Earlier, when David was in Edom, Joab, the commander of the army, had gone to bury the dead and had struck down every male in Edom.

1 Kings 11:16

For Joab and all Israel had remained there six months, until he had killed every male in Edom.

Deuteronomy 2:34

At that time we captured all his cities and completely destroyed the people of every city, including the women and children. We left no survivors.

Numbers 21:35

So they struck him, his sons, and his whole army until no one was left, and they took possession of his land.

Deuteronomy 3:3-6

So the Lord our God also handed over Og king of Bashan and his whole army to us. We struck him until there was no survivor left. We captured all his cities at that time. There wasn't a city that we didn't take from them: 60 cities, the entire region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan. All these were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars, besides a large number of rural villages.read more.
We completely destroyed them, as we had done to Sihon king of Heshbon, destroying the men, women, and children of every city.

Joshua 10:40

So Joshua conquered the whole region-the hill country, the Negev, the Judean foothills, and the slopes-with all their kings, leaving no survivors. He completely destroyed every living being, as the Lord, the God of Israel, had commanded.

Joshua 11:12

Joshua captured all these kings and their cities and struck them down with the sword. He completely destroyed them, as Moses the Lord's servant had commanded.

Joshua 11:14

The Israelites plundered all the spoils and cattle of these cities for themselves. But they struck down every person with the sword until they had annihilated them, leaving no one alive.

Joshua 10:20

So Joshua and the Israelites finished inflicting a terrible slaughter on them until they were destroyed, although a few survivors ran away to the fortified cities.

Joshua 11:8

The Lord handed them over to Israel, and they struck them down, pursuing them as far as Great Sidon and Misrephoth-maim, and to the east as far as the valley of Mizpeh. They struck them down, leaving no survivors.

1 Samuel 27:9

Whenever David attacked the land, he did not leave a single person alive, either man or woman, but he took flocks, herds, donkeys, camels, and clothing. Then he came back to Achish,

1 Samuel 27:11

David did not let a man or woman live to be brought to Gath, for he said, "Or they will inform on us and say, 'This is what David did.' " This was David's custom during the whole time he stayed in the Philistine territory.

1 Chronicles 4:41

These who were recorded by name came in the days of King Hezekiah of Judah, attacked the Hamites' tents and the Meunim who were found there, and set them apart for destruction, as they are today. Then they settled in their place because there was pasture for their flocks.

Joshua 6:21

They completely destroyed everything in the city with the sword-every man and woman, both young and old, and every ox, sheep, and donkey.

Joshua 10:28

On that day Joshua captured Makkedah and struck it down with the sword, including its king. He completely destroyed it and everyone in it, leaving no survivors. So he treated the king of Makkedah as he had the king of Jericho.

Joshua 10:30

The Lord also handed it and its king over to Israel. He struck it down, putting everyone in it to the sword, and left no survivors in it. He treated Libnah's king as he had the king of Jericho.

Joshua 10:32

The Lord handed Lachish over to Israel, and Joshua captured it on the second day. He struck it down, putting everyone in it to the sword, just as he had done to Libnah.

Joshua 10:33

At that time Horam king of Gezer went to help Lachish, but Joshua struck him down along with his people, leaving no survivors in it.

Joshua 10:35

On that day they captured it and struck it down, putting everyone in it to the sword. He completely destroyed it that day, just as he had done to Lachish.

Joshua 10:37

They captured it and struck down its king, all its villages, and everyone in it with the sword. Just as he had done at Eglon, he left no survivors. He completely destroyed Hebron and everyone in it.

Joshua 10:39

He captured it-its king and all its villages. They struck them down with the sword and completely destroyed everyone in it, leaving no survivors. He treated Debir and its king as he had treated Hebron and as he had treated Libnah and its king.

Joshua 11:11

They struck down everyone in it with the sword, completely destroying them; he left no one alive. Then he burned down Hazor.

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Deuteronomy 7:2

and when the Lord your God delivers them over to you and you defeat them, you must completely destroy them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy.

Numbers 31:7

They waged war against Midian, as the Lord had commanded Moses, and killed every male.

Deuteronomy 13:15

you must strike down the inhabitants of that city with the sword. Completely destroy everyone in it as well as its livestock with the sword.

Deuteronomy 20:17

You must completely destroy them-the Hittite, Amorite, Canaanite, Perizzite, Hivite, and Jebusite-as the Lord your God has commanded you,

1 Samuel 15:3

Now go and attack the Amalekites and completely destroy everything they have. Do not spare them. Kill men and women, children and infants, oxen and sheep, camels and donkeys.' "

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