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Bible Verses About Killing

God uses very strong language when addressing the sin of killing and murder. The following Bible verses explain the severity of wickedness and evil that leads to killing.

  • 14 Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden from your presence; I will be a restless wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me.”

  • 15 But the LORD said to him, “Not so ; anyone who kills Cain will suffer vengeance seven times over.” Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him.

  • 12 When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ Then they will kill me but will let you live.

  • 25 Far be it from you to do such a thing—to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?”

  • 11 Abraham replied, “I said to myself, ‘There is surely no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.’

  • 7 When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” because he was afraid to say, “She is my wife.” He thought, “The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful.”

  • 41 Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. He said to himself, “The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

  • 18 But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him.

  • 20 “Come now, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns and say that a ferocious animal devoured him. Then we’ll see what comes of his dreams.”

  • 26 Judah said to his brothers, “What will we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood?

  • 16 “When you are helping the Hebrew women during childbirth on the delivery stool, if you see that the baby is a boy, kill him; but if it is a girl, let her live.”

  • 15 When Pharaoh heard of this, he tried to kill Moses, but Moses fled from Pharaoh and went to live in Midian, where he sat down by a well.

  • 19 Now the LORD had said to Moses in Midian, “Go back to Egypt, for all those who wanted to kill you are dead.”

  • 23 and I told you, “Let my son go, so he may worship me.” But you refused to let him go; so I will kill your firstborn son.’ ”

  • 24 At a lodging place on the way, the LORD met Moses and was about to kill him.

  • 21 and they said, “May the LORD look on you and judge you! You have made us obnoxious to Pharaoh and his officials and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.”

  • 24 My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.

  • 12 Why should the Egyptians say, ‘It was with evil intent that he brought them out, to kill them in the mountains and to wipe them off the face of the earth’? Turn from your fierce anger; relent and do not bring disaster on your people.

  • 50 He shall kill one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot.

  • 15 “ ‘If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he is to be put to death, and you must kill the animal.