But if a man come presumptuously
upon his neighbour, to slay
him with guile; thou shalt take him
from mine altar, that he may die.
And if a man smite
his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall
be surely punished
But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also
shall be put to death.
And Cain talked
with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose
up against Abel his brother, and slew him. ... And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt
And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every
beast will I require it, and at
the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother
will I require the life of man. ... Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by
man shall his blood be shed: for in
the image of God made he man.
And he that killeth a beast
, he shall restore it: and he that killeth a man
, he shall be put to death.
And if he smite
him with an instrument of iron, so that he die, he [is
] a murderer: the
murderer shall surely be put to death. ... Defile not
therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell
: for I the LORD dwell among
the children of Israel.
Thou shalt not kill.
-13 But if any
man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally
that he die, and fleeth into one of these cities: ... Thine eye
shall not pity him, but thou
shalt put away [the guilt of
] innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with thee.
2 Samuel 12:9
Wherefore hast thou despised
the commandment of the LORD, to do evil
in his sight? thou hast
killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife [to be
] thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon. ... Now therefore the sword
shall never depart from thine house; because
thou hast despised me, and hast taken
the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be thy wife.
2 Kings 21:16
shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another
; beside his sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, in doing [that which was
] evil in the sight of the LORD.
2 Chronicles 24:22
Thus Joash the king remembered
not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son
. And when he died, he said, The LORD look upon [it
], and require [it]
in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set
against the poor. ... He hath said
in his heart, God
hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see [it
If they say, Come with us, let us lay
wait for blood, let us lurk
privily for the innocent without cause:
And they lay wait for their [own
] blood; they lurk privily for their [own
For, behold, the LORD cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity: the earth also
shall disclose her blood
, and shall no more cover her slain.
But know ye for certain, that if ye put me to death, ye shall
surely bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof: for of
a truth the LORD hath sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.
Ye have heard that it
was said by them
of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and
whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment: ... But I say
unto you, That
whosoever is angry with his brother without
a cause shall be
in danger of the judgment
: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca
, shall be in danger of the council
: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool
, shall be in danger of hell
And when the barbarians
saw the [venomous
hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt
this man is a murderer
, whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.
Romans 13:9 For this
, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet
; and if [there be
] any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love
thy neighbour as thyself.
Envyings, murders, drunkenness
, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told [you
] in time past, that they
which do such things shall not inherit
the kingdom of God.
1 Timothy 1:9
Knowing this, that the law
is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless
, for the ungodly
and for sinners, for unholy and profane
, for murderers
of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers
For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now
if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law.
shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and
1 John 3:12
] was of
that wicked one, and slew his brother. And
wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his
brother's righteous. ... Whosoever hateth
his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath
eternal life abiding in him.