For the indignation of the Lord is upon all nations, and his fury upon all their armies: he hath utterly destroyed them, he hath delivered them to the slaughter.
Lord has done what he planned . . . Young and old lie together in the dust of the streets; my young men and young women have fallen by the sword. You have slain them in the day of your anger; you have slaughtered them without pity.
Thus saith the Lord God of Israel . . . slay every man his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbour. And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
“Because the Lord, the God of your ancestors, was angry with Judah, he gave them into your hand. But you have slaughtered them in a rage that reaches to heaven.”
Anyone who shows contempt for the judge or for the priest who stands ministering there to the Lord your God is to be put to death.
Whoever strikes his father or his mother shall be put to death.
If a man commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall be put to death.
All who would not seek the Lord, the God of Israel, were to be put to death, whether small or great, man or woman.
If a priest’s daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire.
But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in my name which I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.
When the tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set it up. And if any one else comes near, he shall be put to death.
Whoever sacrifices to any god, save to the Lord only, shall be utterly destroyed.
I will send wild animals against you, and they will rob you of your children, destroy your cattle and make you so few in number that your roads will be deserted.
Then they shall bring out the young woman to the door of her father’s house, and the men of her city shall stone her to death with stones.
Take the blasphemer outside the camp. All those who heard him are to lay their hands on his head, and the entire assembly is to stone him. Say to the Israelites: “Anyone who curses their God will be held responsible; anyone who blasphemes the name of the Lord is to be put to death. The entire assembly must stone them. Whether foreigner or native-born, when they blaspheme the Name they are to be put to death.”
And that night the angel of the Lord went forth, and slew a hundred and eighty-five thousand in the camp of the Assyrians; and when men arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.
The Jews struck down all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying them, and they did what they pleased to those who hated them.
Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword.
And they put to death in Susa three hundred men . . . . They killed seventy-five thousand of them . . . and made it a day of feasting and joy.
And they seized them; and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and killed them there.
“Pursue, kill and completely destroy them,” declares the Lord. “Do everything I have commanded you. . . . Completely destroy her and leave her no remnant. . . . Woe to them! For their day has come, the time for them to be punished.”
I will fill your mountains with the slain; on your hills and in your valleys and in all your ravines those slain with the sword shall fall.
And the Lord said unto him . . . Go ye after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity: Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and wome
Like a bear robbed of her cubs, I will attack them and rip them open; like a lion I will devour them—a wild animal will tear them apart. You are destroyed, Israel, because you are against me, against your helper.
Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord God . . . A third part of thee shall die with the pestilence . . . and a third part shall fall by the sword round about thee . . . When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be for their destruction, and which I will send to destroy you.
And the Lord said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the Lord against the sun, that the fierce anger of the Lord may be turned away from Israel. And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baalpeor.
With thee will I destroy kingdoms; And with thee will I break in pieces the horse and his rider; and with thee will I break in pieces the chariot and his rider; With thee also will I break in pieces man and woman; and with thee will I break in pieces old and young; and with thee will I break in pieces the young man and the maid; I will also break in pieces with thee the shepherd and his flock; and with thee will I break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces captains and rulers.