Killing Kings

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2 Samuel 1:14

David questioned him, “How is it that you were not afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?”

Hosea 10:15

So it will be done to you, Bethel,
because of your extreme evil.
At dawn the king of Israel will be totally destroyed.

Hebrews 7:1

For this Melchizedek—King of Salem, priest of the Most High God,
who met Abraham and blessed him
as he returned from defeating the kings,

Joshua 11:10

At that time Joshua turned back, captured Hazor, and struck down its king with the sword, because Hazor had formerly been the leader of all these kingdoms.

2 Samuel 4:6-7

They entered the interior of the house as if to get wheat and stabbed him in the stomach. Then Rechab and his brother Baanah escaped. They had entered the house while Ish-bosheth was lying on his bed in his bedroom and stabbed and killed him. Then they beheaded him, took his head, and traveled by way of the Arabah all night.

1 Kings 16:10

In the twenty-seventh year of Judah’s King Asa, Zimri went in, struck Elah down, killing him. Then Zimri became king in his place.

1 Kings 15:27

Then Baasha son of Ahijah of the house of Issachar conspired against Nadab, and Baasha struck him down at Gibbethon of the Philistines while Nadab and all Israel were besieging Gibbethon.

1 Kings 15:28

In the third year of Judah’s King Asa, Baasha killed Nadab and reigned in his place.

2 Kings 9:24

Then Jehu drew his bow and shot Joram between the shoulders. The arrow went through his heart, and he slumped down in his chariot.

2 Kings 9:31

As Jehu entered the gate, she said, “Do you come in peace, Zimri, killer of your master?”

2 Kings 21:23

Amon’s servants conspired against the king and killed him in his own house.

2 Kings 14:19

A conspiracy was formed against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to Lachish. However, men were sent after him to Lachish, and they put him to death there.

2 Kings 15:10

Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah. He struck him down publicly, killed him, and became king in his place.

2 Kings 15:14

Then Menahem son of Gadi came up from Tirzah to Samaria and struck down Shallum son of Jabesh there. He killed him and became king in his place.

2 Kings 15:25

Then his officer, Pekah son of Remaliah, conspired against him and struck him down in Samaria at the citadel of the king’s palace —as well as Argob and Arieh. There were 50 Gileadite men with Pekah. He killed Pekahiah and became king in his place.

2 Kings 15:30

Then Hoshea son of Elah organized a conspiracy against Pekah son of Remaliah. He attacked him, killed him, and became king in his place in the twentieth year of Jotham son of Uzziah.

2 Kings 23:29

During his reign, Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt marched up to help the king of Assyria at the Euphrates River. King Josiah went to confront him, and at Megiddo when Neco saw him he killed him.

Jeremiah 41:2

but then Ishmael son of Nethaniah and the 10 men who were with him got up and struck down Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, with the sword; he killed the one the king of Babylon had appointed in the land.

Jeremiah 41:18

away from the Chaldeans. For they feared them because Ishmael son of Nethaniah had struck down Gedaliah son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon had appointed in the land.

Amos 7:11

for Amos has said this: ‘Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel will certainly go into exile from its homeland.’”

Numbers 31:8

Along with the others slain by them, they killed the Midianite kings—Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian. They also killed Balaam son of Beor with the sword.

Joshua 10:26

After this, Joshua struck them down and executed them. He hung their bodies on five trees and they were there until evening.

Joshua 11:17

from Mount Halak, which ascends to Seir, as far as Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon at the foot of Mount Hermon. He captured all their kings and struck them down, putting them to death.

1 Samuel 15:33

Samuel declared:As your sword has made women childless,
so your mother will be childless among women.Then he hacked Agag to pieces before the Lord at Gilgal.

2 Samuel 1:10

So I stood over him and killed him because I knew that after he had fallen he couldn’t survive. I took the crown that was on his head and the armband that was on his arm, and I’ve brought them here to my lord.”

2 Samuel 1:16

For David had said to the Amalekite, “Your blood is on your own head because your own mouth testified against you by saying, ‘I killed the Lord’s anointed.’”

2 Kings 8:15

The next day Hazael took a heavy cloth, dipped it in water, and spread it over the king’s face. Ben-hadad died, and Hazael reigned instead of him.

2 Kings 16:9

So the king of Assyria listened to him and marched up to Damascus and captured it. He deported its people to Kir but put Rezin to death.

2 Kings 19:37

One day, while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword and escaped to the land of Ararat. Then his son Esar-haddon became king in his place.

Isaiah 37:38

One day, while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword and escaped to the land of Ararat. Then his son Esar-haddon became king in his place.

Daniel 5:30

That very night Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans was killed,

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