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Theasaurus: Extermination

36 Bible Verses about Extermination

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Numbers 31:7

They fought against the Midianites just as the LORD had commanded Moses, killing every man.

Deuteronomy 7:2

So when the LORD your God delivers them to you and you have defeated them, then utterly destroy them. You are not to make any covenant with them nor be gracious to them.

Deuteronomy 13:15

then put the inhabitants of the town to death by the sword. Devote everything in it to divine destruction even its livestock by the sword.

Deuteronomy 20:17

You must completely destroy the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, just as the LORD your God commanded you,

1 Samuel 15:3

Now, go and attack Amalek. Completely destroy all that they have. Don't spare them, but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, both ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"

1 Samuel 15:18

The LORD sent you on a mission: "Go and completely destroy the sinners, the Amalekites, and fight against them until they're destroyed.'

Isaiah 13:9

Watch out! The Day of the LORD is coming cruel, with wrath and fierce anger to turn the entire inhabited earth into a desolation and to annihilate sinners from it.

Isaiah 30:7

to Egypt, which gives help that is worthless and useless. Therefore I call her, "Rahab, who just sits still.'"

Daniel 11:44

However, reports from the east and the north will alarm him, and he'll march out in great anger, intending to destroy and to desolate many.

1 Samuel 15:8

He captured alive Agag king of Amalek, but he completely destroyed all the people, executing them with swords.

1 Samuel 15:20

Saul told Samuel, "I did obey the LORD. I went on the mission on which the LORD sent me, I brought Agag king of Amalek, and I completely destroyed the Amalekites.

1 Chronicles 4:43

they destroyed the survivors of the Amalekites who had escaped, and they have lived there to this day.

Habakkuk 2:10

You have brought shame to yourself by killing many people you are forfeiting your own life.

Genesis 34:25

Three days later, while they were still in pain, Jacob's sons Simeon and Levi, two of Dinah's brothers, each grabbed a sword and entered the city unannounced, intending to kill all the males.

1 Kings 11:15

During David's military campaign against Edom, when his army commander Joab had gone out to bury the dead, he killed every male in Edom.

1 Kings 11:16

Joab had his entire army of Israel stay there for six months until he had eliminated every male in Edom.

Deuteronomy 2:34

We captured all his towns at that time. We utterly destroyed every town the men, the women, and the children leaving no survivors.

Numbers 21:35

So they attacked him, his sons, and his entire army, until there wasn't even a single survivor left. Then they took possession of his land.

Deuteronomy 3:3-6

"So the LORD our God also delivered into our control King Og of Bashan, along with his whole army. We attacked him until there were no survivors. Then we captured all his cities at that time. There was not a city left that we didn't capture from them 60 cities in all from the region of Argob, which is part of the kingdom of Og in Bashan. All of these cities were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars. Furthermore, there were very many unwalled regions. read more.
We utterly destroyed them, just as we did King Sihon of Heshbon, attacking them in every city the men, women, and children.

Joshua 10:40

So Joshua conquered the entire land, the hill country, the Negev, the Shephelah, and the wilderness highlands, along with all of their kings. He left none of them remaining, but completely destroyed every living person, just as the LORD God of Israel had commanded.

Joshua 11:12

So Joshua captured and annihilated all of these cities, along with their kings, completely destroying them, just as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded.

Joshua 11:14

The Israelis took the spoils of war from these cities, along with their livestock, but they executed every human being until they had completely destroyed them, leaving no one alive.

Joshua 10:20

Now it came about that after Joshua and the Israelis had finished the battle, destroying and scattering their survivors, who retreated into their fortified cities,

Joshua 11:8

The LORD handed them over to the control of Israel, who defeated them and chased them as far as Greater Sidon and east as far as the Mizpah Valley. They attacked them until none remained.

1 Samuel 27:9

David struck the land and did not leave a man or woman alive. He took sheep, cattle, donkeys, camels, and clothing, and then came back and went to Achish.

1 Samuel 27:11

David answered, "Against the Negev of Judah, against the Negev of the Jerahmeelites, and against the Negev of the Kenites." David did not leave a man or woman alive to bring to Gath. He told himself, "Otherwise, they'll say, "This is what David is doing, and this has been his practice all the time he has lived in Philistine territory.'"

1 Chronicles 4:41

Later on, during the reign of King Hezekiah of Judah, these people, enumerated by name, came and attacked both their homes and the Meunim who had settled there and who remain exterminated to this day. They settled down there, taking their place, because there was pasture there for their flocks.

Joshua 6:21

They turned over everyone in the city for destruction and executed them, including both men and women, young and old, and oxen, sheep, and donkeys.

Joshua 10:28

Joshua captured Makkedah that very day, and attacked both it and its king with swords, utterly destroying it along with every person in it, leaving no survivors. He dealt with the king of Makkedah the same way he had dealt with the king of Jericho.

Joshua 10:30

The LORD gave both it and its king into the control of Israel, and Joshua executed both its king and every person in it with swords, leaving no survivors. He dealt with the king the same way he had dealt with the king of Jericho.

Joshua 10:32

The LORD gave Lachish into the control of Israel, and Joshua captured it the next day. He declared war on the city and executed everyone in it, the same way he had treated Libnah.

Joshua 10:33

Then Horam king of Gezer appeared to help Lachish. So Joshua attacked him and his army, until he left no one remaining.

Joshua 10:35

They captured it on that day, attacking it in battle. Then Joshua completely destroyed it that day, the same way he had dealt with Lachish.

Joshua 10:37

captured it, and executed its inhabitants its king, all of its cities, and every person in it, leaving no one remaining, the same way he had dealt with Eglon. He completely destroyed it, along with everyone in it.

Joshua 10:39

captured it, its king, and all of its villages. They executed them, totally destroying it and everyone in it, leaving no one remaining. He dealt with Debir and its king just as he had dealt with Hebron, treating them the same way he had dealt with Libnah and its king.

Joshua 11:11

They executed all of the people who lived in it, completely destroying it and leaving no one alive. Then he burned Hazor in fire.

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Deuteronomy 7:2

So when the LORD your God delivers them to you and you have defeated them, then utterly destroy them. You are not to make any covenant with them nor be gracious to them.

Numbers 31:7

They fought against the Midianites just as the LORD had commanded Moses, killing every man.

Deuteronomy 13:15

then put the inhabitants of the town to death by the sword. Devote everything in it to divine destruction even its livestock by the sword.

Deuteronomy 20:17

You must completely destroy the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, just as the LORD your God commanded you,

1 Samuel 15:3

Now, go and attack Amalek. Completely destroy all that they have. Don't spare them, but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, both ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"

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