'Crime' in the Bible
Then Jacob became incensed and brought charges against Laban. "What is my crime?" he said to Laban. "What is my sin, that you have pursued me?
Now Jacob's sons had come in from the field when they heard the news. They were offended and very angry because Shechem had disgraced Israel by sexually assaulting Jacob's daughter, a crime that should not be committed.
"If a thief is found while breaking into a house, and is struck down and dies, it is not a capital crime in that case,
but if the sun has risen on him, then it is a capital crime in that case. A thief shall certainly make restitution, but if he has nothing, he is to be sold for his theft.
And the priest will take away his sin from before the Lord, and he will have forgiveness for whatever crime he has done
Have no pity on him, so that Israel may be clear from the crime of putting a man to death without cause, and it will be well for you.
One witness shall not prevail against a man for any crime or any wrong in connection with any sin he commits; only on the testimony of two or three witnesses shall a charge be established.
"If a malicious witness testifies against someone accusing him of a crime,
and they are to make this declaration: "Our hands didn't shed this blood, nor were we witnesses to the crime.
Have mercy, O Lord, on your people Israel whom you have made free, and take away from your people the crime of a death without cause. Then they will no longer be responsible for the man's death.
So you will take away the crime of a death without cause from among you, when you do what is right in the eyes of the Lord.
If a man does a crime for which the punishment is death, and he is put to death by hanging him on a tree;
If the guilty party deserves to be flogged, the judge will make him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number [of lashes] appropriate for his crime.
so that the crime against the 70 sons of Jerubbaal might come to justice and their blood would be avenged on their brother Abimelech, who killed them, and on the lords of Shechem, who had helped him kill his brothers.
Thus God requited the crime of Abim'elech, which he committed against his father in killing his seventy brothers;
and we will take ten men of a hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and a hundred of a thousand, and a thousand of ten thousand, to bring provisions for the people, that when they come they may requite Gib'e-ah of Benjamin, for all the wanton crime which they have committed in Israel."
David fled from Naioth in Ramah. He came to Jonathan and said, "What have I done? What is my crime, and how have I wronged your father so that he's determined to kill me?
So now, my lord, by the living God and by your living soul, seeing that the Lord has kept you from the crime of blood and from taking into your hands the punishment for your wrongs, may all your haters, and those who would do evil to my lord, be like Nabal.
A blessing on your good sense and on you, who have kept me today from the crime of blood and from taking into my hands the punishment for my wrongs.
Because he committed this cold-hearted crime, he must pay for the lamb four times over!"
Whenever your countrymen who live in the cities bring a case before you (whether it involves a violent crime or other matters related to the law, commandments, rules, and regulations), warn them that they must not sin against the Lord. If you fail to do so, God will be angry with you and your colleagues; but if you obey, you will be free of guilt.
From the city, men groan; the mortally wounded cry for help, yet God pays no attention to this crime.
For this is an heinous crime; yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.
this would also be a crime deserving punishment, for I would have denied God above.
day and night they make the rounds on its walls. Crime and trouble are within it;
Charge them with crime upon crime. Don't let them come into your righteousness.
Twisted is the way of him who is full of crime; but as for him whose heart is clean, his work is upright.
He who robs his father and his mother and says, "There is no crime," is partner to a man who corrupts.
Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, therefore the heart of people is filled [with the desire] to commit crime.
Although a sinner commits crime a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I also know that it will go well with God-fearing people, for they are reverent before Him.
The first words of his mouth are foolish, and the end of his talk is evil crime.
O nation full of sin, a people weighted down with crime, a generation of evil-doers, false-hearted children: they have gone away from the Lord, they have no respect for the Holy One of Israel, their hearts are turned back from him.
Then Jeremiah asked King Zedekiah, "What crime have I committed against you, or the officials who serve you, or the people of Judah? What have I done to make you people throw me into prison?
My God sent His angel and shut the lions' mouths. They haven't hurt me, for I was found innocent before Him. Also, I have not committed a crime against you my king."
And as raiders wait for a man, So a band of priests murder on the way to Shechem; Surely they have committed crime.
But Ephraim says: "How rich I have become; I made it all myself. In all my earnings, no one can find any crime in me that I can be punished for!"
"Why, what crime has he committed?" asked Pilate. But they kept on furiously shouting, "Let him be crucified!"
And they put up over his head the statement of his crime in writing, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
"Why, what crime has he committed?" asked Pilate. But they vehemently shouted, "Crucify Him!"
And the statement of his crime was put in writing on the cross, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
And Pilate said to the chief priests and the throngs, I find no guilt or crime in this Man.
And said to them, You brought this Man before me as One Who was perverting and misleading and turning away and corrupting the people; and behold, after examining Him before you, I have not found any offense (crime or guilt) in this Man in regard to your accusations against Him;
A third time he said to them, "Why? What wrong has he done? I have found him guilty of no crime deserving death. I will therefore flog him and release him."
they say to him, 'Teacher, this woman was taken in the very crime -- committing adultery,
Pilate saith unto him, What is truth? And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, I find no crime in him.
And Pilate went out again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him out to you, that ye may know that I find no crime in him.
When therefore the chief priests and the officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him , crucify him ! Pilate saith unto them, Take him yourselves, and crucify him: for I find no crime in him.
(Now this man bought a field with the money he got for his crime. Falling on his face, he burst open in the middle, and all his intestines gushed out.
And as Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of a crime or of moral evil, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you Jews.
the commanding officer commanded him to be brought into the barracks, ordering him to be examined by scourging, that he might know for what crime they shouted against him like that.
Or these men here should tell what crime they found me guilty of when I stood before the council,
To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.
Do you not know that unrighteous men will not inherit God's Kingdom? Cherish no delusion here. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor any who are guilty of unnatural crime,