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Theasaurus: Mutilation

14 Bible Verses about Mutilation

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Leviticus 21:18

For no man who has a blemish shall approach [God's altar to serve as priest], a man blind or lame, or he who has a disfigured face or a limb too long,

Leviticus 22:22

Animals blind or made infirm and weak or maimed, or having sores or a wen or an itch or scabs, you shall not offer to the Lord or make an offering of them by fire upon the altar to the Lord.

Judges 16:21

But the Philistines laid hold of him, bored out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza and bound him with [two] bronze fetters; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

Judges 1:6-7

Adoni-bezek fled, but they pursued him and caught him and cut off his thumbs and his big toes. Adoni-bezek said, Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off had to gather their food under my table. As I have done, so God has repaid me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.

1 Kings 18:28

And they cried aloud and cut themselves after their custom with knives and lances until the blood gushed out upon them.

Philippians 3:2

Look out for those dogs [Judaizers, legalists], look out for those mischief-makers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh.

Ezekiel 23:25

And I will set My jealous indignation against you, and they shall deal with you in fury; they shall take away your nose and your ears, and those who are left of you shall fall by the sword; they shall take your sons and your daughters, and the remainder shall be devoured by the fire.

Deuteronomy 23:1

He who is wounded in the testicles, or has been made a eunuch, shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

Galatians 5:12

I wish those who unsettle and confuse you would [ go all the way and] cut themselves off!

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off had to gather their food under my table. As I have done, so God has repaid me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.

Judges 1:6

Adoni-bezek fled, but they pursued him and caught him and cut off his thumbs and his big toes.

2 Samuel 4:12

David commanded his young men, and they slew them and cut off their hands and feet and hanged them over the pool in Hebron. But they took Ish-bosheth's head and buried it in Hebron in the tomb of Abner [his relative and once chief supporter].

From Thematic Bible


Mutilation » Of the body, general references to

Judges 1:6

Adoni-bezek fled, but they pursued him and caught him and cut off his thumbs and his big toes.

Judges 16:21

But the Philistines laid hold of him, bored out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza and bound him with [two] bronze fetters; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

2 Samuel 4:12

David commanded his young men, and they slew them and cut off their hands and feet and hanged them over the pool in Hebron. But they took Ish-bosheth's head and buried it in Hebron in the tomb of Abner [his relative and once chief supporter].

1 Kings 18:28

And they cried aloud and cut themselves after their custom with knives and lances until the blood gushed out upon them.

Ezekiel 23:25

And I will set My jealous indignation against you, and they shall deal with you in fury; they shall take away your nose and your ears, and those who are left of you shall fall by the sword; they shall take your sons and your daughters, and the remainder shall be devoured by the fire.

More verses: Mark 5:5