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Theasaurus: Mutilation

14 Bible Verses about Mutilation

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Leviticus 21:18

For whatever man he is that has a blemish, he shall not draw near: a blind man, or a lame, or he who has a flat nose, or any deformity,

Leviticus 22:22

Blind, injured, maimed, having a wart, festering, or having a running sore, you shall not offer these to Yahweh, nor make an offering by fire of them on the altar to Yahweh.

Judges 16:21

The Philistines laid hold on him, and put out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

Judges 1:6-7

But Adoni-Bezek fled; and they pursued after him, and caught him, and cut off his thumbs and his great toes. Adoni-Bezek said, "Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered [their food] under my table: as I have done, so God has requited me." They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

1 Kings 18:28

They cried aloud, and cut themselves in their way with knives and lances, until the blood gushed out on them.

Ezekiel 23:25

I will set my jealousy against you, and they shall deal with you in fury; they shall take away your nose and your ears; and your residue shall fall by the sword: they shall take your sons and your daughters; and your residue shall be devoured by the fire.

Deuteronomy 23:1

He who is wounded in the stones, or has his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the assembly of Yahweh.

Judges 1:7

Adoni-Bezek said, "Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered [their food] under my table: as I have done, so God has requited me." They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Judges 1:6

But Adoni-Bezek fled; and they pursued after him, and caught him, and cut off his thumbs and his great toes.

2 Samuel 4:12

David commanded his young men, and they killed them, and cut off their hands and their feet, and hanged them up beside the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ishbosheth, and buried it in the grave of Abner in Hebron.

From Thematic Bible


Mutilation » Of the body, general references to

Judges 1:6

But Adoni-Bezek fled; and they pursued after him, and caught him, and cut off his thumbs and his great toes.

Judges 16:21

The Philistines laid hold on him, and put out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

2 Samuel 4:12

David commanded his young men, and they killed them, and cut off their hands and their feet, and hanged them up beside the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ishbosheth, and buried it in the grave of Abner in Hebron.

1 Kings 18:28

They cried aloud, and cut themselves in their way with knives and lances, until the blood gushed out on them.

Ezekiel 23:25

I will set my jealousy against you, and they shall deal with you in fury; they shall take away your nose and your ears; and your residue shall fall by the sword: they shall take your sons and your daughters; and your residue shall be devoured by the fire.

More verses: Mark 5:5