9 Bible Verses about Removing Heads
Most Relevant Verses
within three more days Pharaoh will lift up your head from you and will hang you on a tree, and the birds will eat your flesh off you.”
Then he said, “May God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today.”
Now Elisha was sitting in his house, and the elders were sitting with him. And the king sent a man from his presence; but before the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, “Do you see how this son of a murderer has sent to take away my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door and hold the door shut against him. Is not the sound of his master’s feet behind him?”
And she went out and said to her mother, “What shall I ask for?” And she said, “The head of John the Baptist.”
Immediately she came in a hurry to the king and asked, saying, “I want you to give me at once the head of John the Baptist on a platter.”
Immediately the king sent an executioner and commanded him to bring back his head. And he went and had him beheaded in the prison,
Herod said, “I myself had John beheaded; but who is this man about whom I hear such things?” And he kept trying to see Him.
Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
But You, O Lord, are a shield about me,
My glory, and the One who lifts my head.
- Removing (33 instances)