God commands Death Penalty for certain crimes

Genesis 9:5-6 God orders the death by execution for murdurers.

Exodus 21:12-14 Death penalty for a man who kills another by striking
him, if premeditated.

Exodus 21:15 Death penalty for anyone who strikes their father or mother.

Exodus 21:16 Death penalty for kidnappers.

Exodus 21:17 Death penalty for anyone who curses his father or mother.

Exodus 21:28-29 If an ox with a history of trying to gore people, gores
somone to death and their owner made no effort to pen it in, the owner
shall be put to death.

Exodus 22:18 Death penalty for witches.

Exodus 22:19 Death penalty for bestiality.

Exodus 22:20 Death penalty for sacrificing to any god but the Lord.

Exodus 31:12-17 Death penalty for breaking the Sabbath.  Please note that
this law is "perpetual."

Exodus 35:2-3 Death penalty for breaking the Sabbath.

Leviticus 20:1-3 Stone to death an Israelite or stranger who dwells in
Israel that burns any of his children to Molech.

Leviticus 20:9 Everyone who curses his father or mother shall be put to
death.

Leviticus 20:10 Death penalty for adulterers.

Leviticus 20:11 Man who has sex with his father's wife shall be put to
death along with her.

Leviticus 20:12 Man who has sex with his daughter in law shall be put
to death along with her.

Leviticus 20:13 Death penalty for men who have sex with men.  

Leviticus 20:14 Man who has sex with his wife and her mother, all three
shall be put to death.

Leviticus 20:15 If a man has sex with an animal, both are to be put to
death.

Leviticus 20:16 If a woman has sex with an animal, both are to be put
to death.

Leviticus 20:27 a man or woman who is a medium & has a familiar spirit
to be stoned to death.

Leviticus 21:9 Daughter of a priest to be executed by burning if found
guilty of being a harlot.

Leviticus 24:10-16, 23 The son of Shelomith the daughter of Dibri the
Danite was stoned to death for blaspheming God's name and it was 
announced that this is the penalty for blasphemy.

Leviticus 24:17 Death penalty for murder.

Leviticus 24:21 He who kills a man shall be put to death.

Leviticus 27:29 No one doomed to death, who is to be completely 
destroyed among men shall be ransomed; he shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 1:51 Non-Levites who approach the tabernacle shall be put to 
death.

Numbers 15:32-36 Man stoned for gathering sticks on the Sabbath.

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Numbers 35:11-34 Laws concerning cities of refuge:

Numbers 35:16 He who strikes someone down with an instrument of iron
shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:17 He who kills by throwing a stone shall be put to death.

Numbers 35:18 He who kills with a weapon of wood shall be put to death.

Numbers 35:19-21 The avenger shall slay the murderer.

Numbers 35:26-28 One guilty of manslaughter may be killed if he leaves
the city of refuge before the High Priest's death.

Numbers 35:29 THESE ARE PERMANENT LAWS!

Numbers 35:30 One cannot be executed on the testimony of one witness.

Numbers 35:31, 33 No ransom for murderers.  Only the blood of a murderer
can atone for the blood he shed.

Deuteronomy 13:1-5 Execute prophets & dreamers of dreams who advocate
idolatry even if their prophecies are accurate.

Deuteronomy 13:6-11 Execute by stoning any who advocate other gods.

Deuteronomy 13:12-18 Destroy a town, which has fallen into idolatry,
slay all its inhabitants & animals, and leave it a ruin forever.

Deuteronomy 17:2-7 Idolaters to be stoned to death on the testimony of two
or three.

Deuteronomy 17:9-12 Death penalty to those who will not abide by the
decisions of the Levitical priests and judges.

Deuteronomy 18:20-22 False prophets shall die.

Deuteronomy 19:11-12 Execute murderers even if they get to a city
of refuge.

Deuteronomy 19:16-19 False witnesses to receive the punishment the
person they gave perjured testimony about would have received.

Deuteronomy 19:21 ...live for life...

Deuteronomy 21:18-21 Rebellious sons to be stoned to death at the
city gate.

Deuteronomy 22:12-21 Non-virgin brides to be stoned to death.

Deuteronomy 22:22 Adulterers to be executed.

Deuteronomy 22:23-27 If a man lays with a betrothed girl in a city
they are both to be stoned, however, if it was in the open country
only the man shall die.

Deuteronomy 24:7 Death penalty for those who kidnap and enslave
Israelites.

Deuteronomy 24:16 Death penalty only for those who deserve it,
not their children or fathers.

"Thou shalt not kill" is a mistranslation of the Hebrew in 
Exodus 20:13 which literally says "Don't murder."  There is
a vast difference between murdering and killing.  As has been shown
above, God commands the killing of people for several crimes.


God Himself kills when He feels the need....

Gen. 6:5-7:23 God destroys all life on the planet except for Noah's
family and the animals on the ark.



Other killings ordered by God

Numbers 31:1-18, 35 God orders a jihad against the Midianites and
 only virgin females are spared.  Midian is completely destroyed.

Deuteronomy 20:10-17 Rules for warfare:
Cities which refuse to surrender...you shall smite every male there
with the edge of the sword, but in the cities of the Hittites, Amorites,
Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites to have ALL of their
inhabitants exterminated.

Deuteronomy 25:17-19 Israel ordered to "blot out the remembrance
of Amalek from under the heavens; you must not forget."


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