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9 Bible Verses about Removing Heads

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Genesis 40:19

Within three more days, Pharaoh will behead you and hang you on gallows, where birds will eat your flesh from you."

2 Kings 6:31

He said, "May God do to me and more also! if the head of Shaphat's son Elisha remains on his shoulders today!"

2 Kings 6:32

Meanwhile, Elisha was sitting in his house, along with the elders, when the king sent a man to kill him, but before the messenger arrived, Elisha told the elders, "Are you watching how this descendant of murderers has ordered my head be cut off? Look, when the messenger arrives, shut the door and hold it to shut them out! Don't you hear the sound of his master's feet right behind him?"

Mark 6:24

So she went out and asked her mother, "What should I ask for?" Her mother replied, "The head of John the Baptist."

Mark 6:25

Immediately the girl hurried back to the king with her request, "I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter."

Mark 6:27

So without delay the king sent a soldier and ordered him to bring John's head. The soldier went and beheaded him in prison.

Luke 9:9

Herod said, "I beheaded John. But who is this man I'm hearing so much about?" So Herod kept trying to see Jesus.

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and those who sat on them were given authority to judge. I also saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshipped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or hands. They came back to life and ruled with the Messiah for a thousand years.

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