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Deuteronomy 32:39

"Look now! I AM, and there is no other god besides me. I myself cause death and I sustain life; I wound severely and I also heal; from my power no one can deliver.

2 Kings 5:7

When the king of Israel read the letter, he ripped his clothes and cried out, "Am I God? Can I kill and give life? Is this man sending me a request to heal a man's leprosy? Let's think about this he's looking for a reason to start a fight with me!"

Isaiah 66:16

For with fire and with his sword the LORD will proceed to judgment on all humanity, and those slain by the LORD will be many."

Exodus 22:24

And I'll be angry and will kill you with swords, and your wives will become widows and your children orphans.

Psalm 90:5

You will sweep them away while they are asleep by morning they are like growing grass.

Job 9:22

I say it's all the same he destroys both the blameless and the guilty.

Ezekiel 21:4

Since I'm going to kill both the righteous and the wicked among you, I'll be unsheathing my sword against everyone from south to north.

Genesis 18:23

Abraham approached and asked, "Will you actually destroy the righteous along with the wicked?

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from you to do such a thing to kill the righteous along with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike! The Judge of all the earth will do what is right, won't he?"

Luke 12:5

I'll show you the one you should be afraid of. Be afraid of the one who has the authority to throw you into hell after killing you. Yes, I tell you, be afraid of him!

Jeremiah 25:31

A tumult reaches to the ends of the earth because the LORD is bringing an indictment against the nations. He judges all flesh. He has given the wicked over to the sword,' declares the LORD.

Psalm 68:21

God surely strikes the heads of his enemies, even the hairy heads of those who continue in their guilt.

Luke 19:27

But as for these enemies of mine who didn't want me to be their king bring them here and slaughter them in my presence!'"

Psalm 139:19

God, if only you would execute the wicked, so that the men guilty of bloodshed would get away from me,

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness he will judge the needy, and decide with equity for earth's poor. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and the wicked will be killed with the breath of his lips.

Proverbs 19:16

Whoever obeys a commandment keeps himself safe, but someone who is contemptuous in conduct will die.

Jeremiah 25:33

"Those slain by the LORD on that day will extend from one end of the earth to the other. They won't be mourned for or gathered up or buried. They'll be like dung on the surface of the ground.

Matthew 22:7

Then the king became outraged. He sent his troops, and they destroyed those murderers and burned their city.

Leviticus 23:30

I'll eliminate anyone who does work that day from among his people.

Jeremiah 27:13

Why should you and your people die by the sword, by famine, and by plague as the LORD has decreed about the nation that does not serve the king of Babylon?

Isaiah 65:15

You'll leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord GOD will put you to death permanently.

Genesis 38:7

But the LORD considered Er, Judah's oldest son, to be wicked so he put him to death.

1 Chronicles 2:3

Judah's three sons Er, Onan, and Shelah were born to him through Bath-shua, a Canaanite. Er, Judah's firstborn, became wicked in the LORD's sight, so he put him to death.

Genesis 38:10

The LORD considered what Onan was doing to be evil, so he put him to death, too.

Exodus 4:24

But later on, at the lodging place along the way, the LORD met Moses and was about to kill him.

Numbers 22:33

The donkey saw me and turned in front of me in the space of those three footsteps.

Psalm 52:5

But God will tear you down forever; he will take you away, even snatching you out of your tent! He will uproot you from the land of the living. Interlude

Psalm 135:11

Sihon, king of the Amorites, Og, king of Bashan, and every kingdom of Canaan

Psalm 136:19-20

including Sihon king of the Amorites, for his gracious love is everlasting and Og king of Bashan, for his gracious love is everlasting

1 Samuel 2:25

If a person sins against another, God will mediate for him, but if a person sins against the LORD, who can intercede for him?"

1 Samuel 25:38

About ten days later the LORD struck Nabal, and he died.

1 Samuel 26:10

As the LORD lives, the LORD will strike him down, or his time will come to die, or he will go into battle and perish.

1 Chronicles 10:14

and by not seeking counsel from the LORD, who therefore put him to death and turned the kingdom over to Jesse's son David.

2 Samuel 6:7

Just then, the anger of the LORD blazed against Uzzah, and God struck him down right there because of his failure, and he died there beside the Ark of God.

1 Chronicles 13:10

Just then, the anger of the LORD blazed against Uzzah, and he struck him down because he had put his hand on the ark, and he died right there in the presence of God.

1 Kings 17:20

Then he called out to the LORD and asked him, "LORD my God, have you also brought evil to this dear widow with whom I am living as her guest? Have you caused the death of her son?"

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like broken pottery; my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth, and you have brought me down to the dust of death.

Amos 1:8

and I will cut off the inhabitants of Ashdod, along with Ashkelon's ruler. I will turn to attack Ekron, and the rest of the Philistines will die," says the Lord GOD.

Amos 1:5

I will shatter the gate bars of Damascus, and I will cut off the residents of the Aven Valley, along with the one who holds the scepter from Beth-eden; and the people of Aram will be exiled to Kir," says the LORD.

Matthew 21:41

They told him, "He will put those horrible men to a horrible death. Then he will lease the vineyard to other farmers who will give him his produce at harvest time."

Judges 13:23

But his wife replied to him, "If the LORD had intended to kill us, he wouldn't have accepted a burnt offering and a grain offering from us, he wouldn't have shown us all these things, and he wouldn't have permitted us to hear things like this, now would he?"

Deuteronomy 4:3

You saw with your own eyes what he did in Baal Peor. The LORD your God exterminated from among you every man who followed Baal of Peor.

Judges 20:35

The LORD struck Benjamin in the full view of Israel. As a result, the Israelis destroyed 25,100 soldiers of Benjamin that day, all expert swordsmen.

1 Samuel 6:19

God struck down the men of Beth-shemesh because they had looked into the Ark of the LORD. He struck down 50,070 men among the people, and the people mourned because the LORD struck down the people with a great slaughter.

Psalm 78:31

the anger of God flared against them, and he killed the strongest men and humbled Israel's young men.

Lamentations 2:4

He bent his bow against us as would an enemy, his right hand cocked as would an adversary. He has killed everyone in whom we took pride; in the tent of cherished Zion he poured out his anger like fire.

Lamentations 3:43

Clothing yourself with anger, you pursued us. You killed without pity,

Isaiah 27:7

Has the LORD struck them down, just as he struck down those who struck them? Or have they been killed, just as their killers were killed?

Psalm 78:34

When he struck them, they sought him; they repented, and eagerly sought God.

Amos 4:10

"I sent plagues among you as I did with Egypt. I killed your choicest young men with the sword. I took your horses away from you. I filled your noses with the stench of your encampments, but you have not returned to me," declares the LORD.

Numbers 14:16

"The LORD slaughtered this people in the wilderness because he wasn't able to bring them to the land that he promised them.'

Ezekiel 9:7

"Desecrate my Temple," he told them, "and fill its courtyard with the dead!" So they went out and began striking down people throughout the city.

Lamentations 2:21

Young men and the aged lie on the ground in the streets; my young women and young men have fallen by the sword. You killed them in your anger, slaughtering them without pity.

Genesis 6:7

So the LORD said, "I will annihilate these human beings whom I've created from the earth, including people, animals, crawling things, and flying creatures, because I'm grieving that I made them."

Genesis 6:13

So God announced to Noah, "I've decided to destroy every living thing on earth, because it has become filled with violence due to them. Look! I'm about to annihilate them, along with the earth.

Genesis 7:4

Seven days from now I'll send rain on the earth for 40 days and 40 nights, and I'll destroy every living creature that I've made."

Genesis 7:23

All existing creatures that had lived on the surface of the ground were annihilated, from humans to livestock, from crawling creatures to birds of the sky. They were wiped off the earth. Only Noah remained, along with those who were with him in the ark.

Genesis 8:21

When the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, he told himself, "I will never again curse the land because of human beings even though human inclinations remain evil from youth nor will I destroy every living being ever again, as I've done.

Amos 2:3

I will execute their rulers among them, killing all of their officials as well," says the LORD.

Exodus 23:23

because my angel will go ahead of you and will bring you to the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Canaanites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, and I'll annihilate them.

Deuteronomy 19:1

"When the LORD your God destroys those nations whose lands he is about to give you, you must dispossess them and live in their cities and houses.

Deuteronomy 12:29

"When the LORD your God eliminates the nations that you are about to dispossess so you can live in their land,

Psalm 110:5-6

The Lord is at your right hand; he will utterly destroy kings in the time of his wrath. He will execute judgment against the nations, filling graves with corpses. He will utterly destroy leaders far and wide.

Joshua 11:20

because the LORD had hardened their hearts so they would fight Israel in war, be completely destroyed without mercy, and be completely wiped out, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Genesis 20:4

Now Abimelech had not yet come near her, so he asked, "LORD, will you destroy an innocent nation?

Exodus 9:15

Indeed, by now I could have sent forth my hand and struck you and your people with a plague, and you would have been destroyed from the earth.

Lamentations 3:66

Pursue them in your anger and destroy them from under the LORD's heaven.

Deuteronomy 32:42

I'll make my arrows drunk with blood. My sword will devour flesh, along with the blood of the slain, and I'll take their enemy leaders captive.'

Exodus 12:12

I'll pass through the land of Egypt that night and strike every firstborn in the land of Egypt, both people and animals. I'll execute judgments on all the gods of Egypt. I am the LORD.

Isaiah 31:8

"Then Assyria will fall by a sword that is not from human beings only a sword not wielded by mortal beings will devour them. They will flee from the sword, and their young men will be put to forced labor.

Jeremiah 47:4

for the day is coming to destroy all the Philistines, to cut off from Tyre and Sidon every helper who remains. For the LORD is destroying the Philistines, the remnant of the coastlands of Caphtor.

Ezekiel 25:16

this is what the Lord GOD says: "Look out! I'm raising my clenched fist in Philistia's direction. I'm going to execute the Cherethites and destroy what's left of the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea.

Ezekiel 35:8

and I'll fill that mountain with the dead. Those who die by violence will cover your hills, and fill your valleys and all your ravines!

Ezekiel 38:22

I'll judge them with disease and bloodshed. I'll shower him, his soldiers, and the vast army that accompanies him with a torrential flood, hailstones, fire, and sulfur.

Zephaniah 2:5

Woe to those who live along the coast, the people of Philistia! This message from the LORD is being spoken against you, Canaan, land of the Philistines: "I'll destroy you until no one lives there!'

Zephaniah 1:18

Neither their silver nor their gold will deliver them in the Day of the LORD's wrath; but the entire land will be consumed by the fire of his jealousy, for he will bring the inhabitants of the land to a sudden end."

Zephaniah 1:17

"And I'll bring so much distress to people that they will walk around like the blind. Because they have sinned against the LORD, their blood will be poured out like dust and their intestines will spill out like manure.

Zephaniah 2:12

"Now as for you, Cush, you will surely be slain by my sword!

Psalm 136:17

to the one who struck down great kings, for his gracious love is everlasting

Psalm 136:18

and killed famous kings, for his gracious love is everlasting

Psalm 135:10

He struck down many nations, killing many kings

Exodus 4:23

And I say to you, "Let my son go so he may serve me. If you refuse to let him go, then I will kill your firstborn son.'"'"

Exodus 12:29

And so at midnight the LORD struck down every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the livestock.

Exodus 13:15

And when Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the LORD killed every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of humans to the firstborn of animals. Therefore, I sacrifice to the LORD every male that first opens the womb, but I redeem every firstborn of my sons.

Psalm 105:36

He struck down every firstborn in their land, the first fruits of all their progeny.

Psalm 136:10

to the one who struck the firstborn of Egypt, for his gracious love is everlasting

Exodus 12:27

you are to say, "It is the Passover sacrifice to the LORD, who passed over the houses of the Israelis in Egypt when he struck down the Egyptians but spared our houses.'" Then the people bowed down and worshipped.

Nehemiah 9:11

You divided the sea in front of them, and they traveled through the midst of the sea on dry ground. You hurled their pursuers into the depths, as one throws a stone into turbulent waters.

Joshua 10:10-11

The LORD threw the Amorites into a panic right in front of the army of Israel, which then slaughtered many of them at Gibeon. The Israeli army chased them along the road that goes up to Beth-horon, striking them down as far as Azekah and Makkedah. While they were fleeing in front of Israel and descending the slope of Beth-horon, the LORD rained down huge hailstones on them as far as Azekah, and they died. More died because of the hailstones than were killed by the Israelis in battle.

Joshua 10:11

While they were fleeing in front of Israel and descending the slope of Beth-horon, the LORD rained down huge hailstones on them as far as Azekah, and they died. More died because of the hailstones than were killed by the Israelis in battle.

2 Kings 19:35

That very night, the angel of the LORD went out to the camp of the Assyrian army and killed 185,000 men. Early the next morning, when the army of Israel arose, all 185,000 soldiers were dead.

Isaiah 37:36

After this, the angel of the LORD went out and put to death 185,000 men in the Assyrian camp. When Hezekiah's army awakened in the morning there were all the dead bodies!

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God Killing All People

Genesis 6:7

So the LORD said, "I will annihilate these human beings whom I've created from the earth, including people, animals, crawling things, and flying creatures, because I'm grieving that I made them."

God Killing Individuals

Genesis 38:7

But the LORD considered Er, Judah's oldest son, to be wicked so he put him to death.

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