Let death seize them! May they be plunged alive into the afterlife, for wicked things are in their homes and among them.
But if the LORD creates something new, so that the ground opens its mouth and swallows them and everything that belongs to them and they all descend directly to Sheol while still alive, then you'll know that these men have spurned the LORD."
So they and all that belonged to them descended alive to Sheol. Then the earth closed over them. That's how they were annihilated from the assembly.
Let's swallow them alive like Sheol, and whole like those who go down into the Pit.
But the king of Ai was taken alive and brought to Joshua.
1 Samuel 15:8
He captured alive Agag king of Amalek, but he completely destroyed all the people, executing them with swords.
1 Kings 20:18
"Take them alive, whether they've come in peace or not," he ordered.
2 Kings 10:14
Jehu ordered, "Take them alive!" So Jehu's soldiers captured them and executed all 42 of them near the pit at the shearing house. He left none of them alive.
and said, "Sir, we remember how that impostor said while he was still alive, "I will be raised after three days.'
Don't you realize, brothers for I am speaking to people who know the Law that the Law can press its claims over a person only as long as he is alive?
For a married woman is bound by the Law to her husband while he is living, but if her husband dies, she is released from the Law concerning her husband.
At one time I was alive without any connection to the Law. But when the rule was revealed, sin sprang to life,
The male goat on which the lot fell for the scapegoat is to be brought alive into the LORD's presence to make atonement for himself. Then he is to send it into the wilderness."
If he has been healed, then the priest is to command that two live and clean birds, some cedar wood, some crimson thread, and hyssop be brought for the one cleansed.