Removing Heads

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 40:19

In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head—from off you—and hang you on a tree. Then the birds will eat the flesh from your body.”

2 Kings 6:31

He announced, “May God punish me and do so severely if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat remains on his shoulders today.”

2 Kings 6:32

Elisha was sitting in his house, and the elders were sitting with him. The king sent a man ahead of him, but before the messenger got to him, Elisha said to the elders, “Do you see how this murderer has sent someone to cut off my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door to keep him out. Isn’t the sound of his master’s feet behind him?”

Mark 6:24

Then she went out and said to her mother, “What should I ask for?”“John the Baptist’s head!” she said.

Mark 6:25

Immediately she hurried to the king and said, “I want you to give me John the Baptist’s head on a platter—right now!”

Mark 6:27

The king immediately sent for an executioner and commanded him to bring John’s head. So he went and beheaded him in prison,

Luke 9:9

“I beheaded John,” Herod said, “but who is this I hear such things about?” And he wanted to see Him.

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and people seated on them who were given authority to judge. I also saw the people who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of God’s word, who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and who had not accepted the mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with the Messiah for 1,000 years.

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