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Theasaurus: Skulls

24 Bible Verses about Skulls

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Luke 23:33

When they arrived at the place called The Skull, they crucified Him there, along with the criminals, one on the right and one on the left.

Judges 7:25

They captured Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian; they killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb and Zeeb at the winepress of Zeeb, while they were pursuing the Midianites. They brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon across the Jordan.

1 Samuel 17:46

Today, the Lord will hand you over to me. Today, I’ll strike you down, cut your head off, and give the corpses of the Philistine camp to the birds of the sky and the creatures of the earth. Then all the world will know that Israel has a God,

1 Samuel 17:51

David ran and stood over him. He grabbed the Philistine’s sword, pulled it from its sheath, and used it to kill him. Then he cut off his head. When the Philistines saw that their hero was dead, they ran.

1 Samuel 17:54

David took Goliath’s head and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put Goliath’s weapons in his own tent.

1 Samuel 17:57

When David returned from killing the Philistine, Abner took him and brought him before Saul with the Philistine’s head still in his hand.

1 Samuel 31:9

They cut off Saul’s head, stripped off his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to spread the good news in the temples of their idols and among the people.

1 Chronicles 10:9-10

They stripped Saul, cut off his head, took his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to spread the good news to their idols and their people. Then they put his armor in the temple of their gods and hung his skull in the temple of Dagon.

1 Chronicles 10:10

Then they put his armor in the temple of their gods and hung his skull in the temple of Dagon.

2 Samuel 4:7-8

They had entered the house while Ish-bosheth was lying on his bed in his bedroom and stabbed and killed him. Then they beheaded him, took his head, and traveled by way of the Arabah all night. They brought Ish-bosheth’s head to David at Hebron and said to the king, “Here’s the head of Ish-bosheth son of Saul, your enemy who intended to take your life. Today the Lord has granted vengeance to my lord the king against Saul and his offspring.”

2 Samuel 4:12

So David gave orders to the young men, and they killed Rechab and Baanah. They cut off their hands and feet and hung their bodies by the pool in Hebron, but they took Ish-bosheth’s head and buried it in Abner’s tomb in Hebron.

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?”

2 Kings 10:6-8

Then Jehu wrote them a second letter, saying:If you are on my side, and if you will obey me, bring me the heads of your master’s sons at this time tomorrow at Jezreel. All 70 of the king’s sons were being cared for by the city’s prominent men. When the letter came to them, they took the king’s sons and slaughtered all 70, put their heads in baskets, and sent them to Jehu at Jezreel. When the messenger came and told him, “They have brought the heads of the king’s sons,” the king said, “Pile them in two heaps at the entrance of the gate until morning.”

Matthew 14:8

And prompted by her mother, she answered, “Give me John the Baptist’s head here on a platter!”

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!”

Matthew 14:11

His head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, who carried it to her mother.

Mark 6:28

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

Judges 9:53

But a woman threw the upper portion of a millstone on Abimelech’s head and fractured his skull.

2 Kings 9:35

But when they went out to bury her, they did not find anything but her skull, her feet, and the palms of her hands.

Matthew 27:33

When they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Skull Place),

Mark 15:22

And they brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means Skull Place).

John 19:17

Carrying His own cross, He went out to what is called Skull Place, which in Hebrew is called Golgotha.

Judges 15:15-17

He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand, took it, and killed 1,000 men with it. Then Samson said:With the jawbone of a donkey
I have piled them in a heap.
With the jawbone of a donkey
I have killed 1,000 men. When he finished speaking, he threw away the jawbone and named that place Ramath-lehi.

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