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10 Bible Verses about genocide

Most Relevant Verses

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.'"

Numbers 31:18

You are to allow the young women who haven't yet had sexual relations with a man to live for yourselves."

Exodus 32:28

The descendants of Levi did just as Moses told them, and about 3,000 people died that day.

Deuteronomy 20:16

"You are not to leave even one person alive in the cities of these nations that the LORD your God is about to give you as an inheritance.

Deuteronomy 15:6

For the LORD your God will bless you just as he promised. You are to lend to many nations but not borrow. Also, you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you."

Deuteronomy 13:16

Gather whatever you've taken as spoils at the public square of the town, then burn the town, along with whatever you've taken, as an offering to the LORD your God. It will remain a permanent mound of ruins, never to be rebuilt again.

Deuteronomy 12:3

Tear down their altars, cut down their sacred poles, and burn them. Cut down the carved images of their gods to erase their memory from that place."

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.

From Thematic Bible


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