Killing Prophets

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1 Kings 18:4

and it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of Jehovah, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and maintained them with bread and water);

1 Kings 18:13

Was it not told my lord what I did when Jezebel slew the prophets of Jehovah, how I hid a hundred men of Jehovah's prophets by fifty in a cave, and maintained them with bread and water?

1 Kings 19:10

And he said, I have been very jealous for Jehovah the God of hosts; for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I am left, I alone, and they seek my life, to take it away.

1 Kings 19:14

And he said, I have been very jealous for Jehovah the God of hosts; for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I am left, I alone, and they seek my life, to take it away.

Nehemiah 9:26

But they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets who testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

Romans 11:3

Lord, they have killed thy prophets, they have dug down thine altars; and I have been left alone, and they seek my life.

1 Kings 19:2

And Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah saying, So do the gods to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to-morrow about this time!

2 Kings 6:31

And he said, God do so, and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall remain on him this day!

2 Kings 6:32

And Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him. And the king sent a man before him. Before the messenger came to him, he himself said to the elders, Do ye see how this son of a murderer has sent to take away my head? See, when the messenger comes; shut the door, and keep him off with the door: is not the sound of his master's feet behind him?

Jeremiah 38:4

And the princes said unto the king, Let this man, we pray thee, be put to death; for why should he weaken the hands of the men of war that remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, in speaking to them according to these words? for this man seeketh not the welfare of this people, but the hurt.

Jeremiah 38:16

And king Zedekiah swore secretly unto Jeremiah, saying, As Jehovah liveth, that made us this soul, I will not put thee to death, neither will I give thee into the hand of these men that seek thy life.

Jeremiah 11:21

Therefore thus saith Jehovah concerning the men of Anathoth, that seek thy life, saying, Prophesy not in the name of Jehovah, that thou die not by our hand,

Matthew 23:35

so that all righteous blood shed upon the earth should come upon you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.

Jeremiah 2:30

In vain have I smitten your children: they received no correction. Your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Matthew 21:35

And the husbandmen took his bondmen, and beat one, killed another, and stoned another.

Matthew 22:6

And the rest, laying hold of his bondmen, ill-treated and slew them.

Mark 12:3-8

But they took him, and beat him, and sent him away empty. And again he sent to them another bondman; and at him they threw stones, and struck him on the head, and sent him away with insult. And again he sent another, and him they killed; and many others, beating some and killing some.read more.
Having yet therefore one beloved son, he sent also him to them the last, saying, They will have respect for my son. But those husbandmen said to one another, This is the heir: come, let us kill him and the inheritance will be ours. And they took him and killed him, and cast him forth out of the vineyard.

Matthew 23:30

and ye say, If we had been in the days of our fathers we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.

Matthew 23:31

So that ye bear witness of yourselves that ye are sons of those who slew the prophets:

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who have both slain the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and have driven us out by persecution, and do not please God, and are against all men,

2 Kings 9:7

And thou shalt smite the house of Ahab thy master; and I will avenge the blood of my servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of Jehovah at the hand of Jezebel.

Luke 13:34

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen her brood under her wings, and ye would not.

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain those who announced beforehand concerning the coming of the Just One, of whom ye have now become deliverers up and murderers!

Revelation 11:7

And when they shall have completed their testimony, the beast who comes up out of the abyss shall make war with them, and shall conquer them, and shall kill them:

Revelation 16:6

for they have poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; they are worthy.

Numbers 31:8

And they slew the kings of Midian, besides the others slain, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian; and Balaam the son of Beor they slew with the sword.

1 Kings 18:40

And Elijah said to them, Seize the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape! And they seized them; and Elijah brought them down to the torrent of Kishon, and slaughtered them there.

1 Kings 19:1

And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and in detail how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.

Jeremiah 29:21

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, concerning Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and concerning Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, who prophesy falsehood unto you in my name: Behold, I will give them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he shall smite them before your eyes.