17 Bible Verses about

Restraints From Killing

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Genesis 4:15

So the LORD said to him, "Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold " And the LORD appointed a sign for Cain, so that no one finding him would slay him.

1 Samuel 25:26

"Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, since the LORD has restrained you from shedding blood, and from avenging yourself by your own hand, now then let your enemies and those who seek evil against my lord, be as Nabal.

1 Samuel 25:31

this will not cause grief or a troubled heart to my lord, both by having shed blood without cause and by my lord having avenged himself. When the LORD deals well with my lord, then remember your maidservant."

1 Samuel 26:20

"Now then, do not let my blood fall to the ground away from the presence of the LORD; for the king of Israel has come out to search for a single flea, just as one hunts a partridge in the mountains."

1 Samuel 25:33

and blessed be your discernment, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodshed and from avenging myself by my own hand.

Acts 27:43

but the centurion, wanting to bring Paul safely through, kept them from their intention, and commanded that those who could swim should jump overboard first and get to land,

Job 2:6

So the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your power, only spare his life."

Proverbs 24:11

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Judges 15:12

They said to him, "We have come down to bind you so that we may give you into the hands of the Philistines." And Samson said to them, "Swear to me that you will not kill me."

Genesis 37:21

But Reuben heard this and rescued him out of their hands and said, "Let us not take his life."

1 Samuel 19:5

"For he took his life in his hand and struck the Philistine, and the LORD brought about a great deliverance for all Israel; you saw it and rejoiced Why then will you sin against innocent blood by putting David to death without a cause?"

1 Samuel 20:32

But Jonathan answered Saul his father and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"

1 Samuel 19:17

So Saul said to Michal, "Why have you deceived me like this and let my enemy go, so that he has escaped?" And Michal said to Saul, "He said to me, 'Let me go! Why should I put you to death?'"

Daniel 2:18

so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.

Judges 8:19

He said, "They were my brothers, the sons of my mother. As the LORD lives, if only you had let them live, I would not kill you."

Isaiah 48:9

"For the sake of My name I delay My wrath, And for My praise I restrain it for you, In order not to cut you off.

2 Kings 11:15

And Jehoiada the priest commanded the captains of hundreds who were appointed over the army and said to them, "Bring her out between the ranks, and whoever follows her put to death with the sword." For the priest said, "Let her not be put to death in the house of the LORD."

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