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Theasaurus: Skulls

24 Bible Verses about Skulls

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Luke 23:33

And when they came to the place which is called The Skull [Latin: Calvary; Hebrew: Golgotha], there they crucified Him, and [along with] the criminals, one on the right and one on the left.

Judges 7:25

And [the men of Ephraim] took the two princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and they slew Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian; and they brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon beyond the Jordan.

1 Samuel 17:46

This day the Lord will deliver you into my hand, and I will smite you and cut off your head. And I will give the corpses of the army of the Philistines this day to the birds of the air and the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

1 Samuel 17:51

So he ran and stood over the Philistine, took his sword and drew it out of its sheath, and killed him, and cut off his head with it. When the Philistines saw that their mighty champion was dead, they fled.

1 Samuel 17:54

David took the head of the Philistine and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put his armor in his tent.

1 Samuel 17:57

When David returned from killing Goliath the Philistine, Abner brought him before Saul with the head of the Philistine in his hand.

1 Samuel 31:9

They cut off Saul's head and stripped off his armor and sent them round about the land of the Philistines to publish it in the house of their idols and among the people.

1 Chronicles 10:9-10

They stripped [Saul] and took his head and his armor, and sent [them] round about in Philistia to carry the news to their idols and to the people. And they put [Saul's] armor in the house of their gods and fastened his head in the temple of Dagon.

1 Chronicles 10:10

And they put [Saul's] armor in the house of their gods and fastened his head in the temple of Dagon.

2 Samuel 4:7-8

Now when they had come into the house and he lay on his bed in his bedroom, they [not only] smote and slew him, [but] beheaded him and took his head and went by the way of the plain all night. And they brought the head of Ish-bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, Behold, the head of Ish-bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who sought your life; and the Lord has avenged my lord the king this day on Saul and on his offspring.

2 Samuel 4:12

David commanded his young men, and they slew them and cut off their hands and feet and hanged them over the pool in Hebron. But they took Ish-bosheth's head and buried it in Hebron in the tomb of Abner [his relative and once chief supporter].

2 Kings 6:31

Then he said, May God do so to me, and more also, if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day!

2 Kings 6:32

Now Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him. And the king sent a man from before him [to behead Elisha]. But before the messenger arrived, Elisha said to the elders, See how this son of [Jezebel] a murderer is sending to remove my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door and hold it fast against him. Is not the sound of his master's feet [just] behind him?

2 Kings 10:6-8

Then [Jehu] wrote a second letter to them, saying, If you are with me and will obey me, take the heads of your master [Joram's] sons and come to me at Jezreel by tomorrow this time. Now the [dead] king's sons, seventy persons, were with the great men of the city, who were bringing them up. When the letter came to these men, they took the king's sons and slew them, seventy persons, and put their heads in baskets and sent them to Jehu at Jezreel. When a messenger came and told him, They have brought the heads of the king's sons, he said, Lay them in two heaps at the entrance of the city gate until morning.

Matthew 14:8

And she, being put forward and prompted by her mother, said, Give me the head of John the Baptist right here on a platter.

Mark 6:25

And she rushed back instantly to the king and requested, saying, I wish you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter.

Matthew 14:11

And his head was brought in on a platter and given to the little maid, and she brought it to her mother.

Mark 6:28

And brought his head on a platter and handed it to the girl, and the girl gave it to her mother.

Judges 9:53

But a certain woman cast an upper millstone [down] upon Abimelech's head and broke his skull.

2 Kings 9:35

They went to bury her, but they found nothing left of her except the skull, feet, and palms of her hands.

Matthew 27:33

And when they came to a place called Golgotha [Latin: Calvary], which means The Place of a Skull,

Mark 15:22

And they led Him to Golgotha [in Latin: Calvary], meaning The Place of a Skull.

John 19:17

And they took Jesus and led [Him] away; so He went out, bearing His own cross, to the spot called The Place of the Skull -- "in Hebrew it is called Golgotha.

Judges 15:15-17

And he found a still moist jawbone of a donkey and reached out and took it and slew 1,000 men with it. And Samson said, With the jawbone of a donkey, heaps upon heaps, with the jawbone of a donkey I have slain 1,000 men! And when he stopped speaking, he cast the jawbone from his hand; and that place was called Ramath-lehi [the hill of the jawbone].