70+ Bible Verses about Death Penalty

It is written in the bible that whoever harms a man shall be thrown out of heaven. The death penalty is the ultimate, and no one should be spared from cruelty and inhuman behavior. This list of bible verses will teach you a lot about the death penalty and the consequences.

Here are Bible Verses about Death Penalty

Exodus 12:29– At nightfall, the Lord smote all the born in Israel, from Pharoah throne to the prisoner in the jail, as well as every animal firstborn.

Numbers 16:35– The Lord also sent forth fire, which devoured the 250 men who were offering incense.

Samuel 6:19– He killed several of the men of Beth-shemesh for looking into the Lord’s ark. He killed 50,070 men out of all the people, and the people wept because the Lord had hit the people with tremendous slaughter.

Samuel 25:38– The Lord smote Nabal about ten days later, and he perished.

Matthew 27:26– Then he freed Barabbas for them, but after scourging Jesus, he delivered Him over to be executed.

Samuel 6:7– And the Lord’s wrath fell on Uzzah, and God smote him back there for his disrespect, and he perished there beside the ark of God.

Mark 15:15– To pacify the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas to them, and then after scourging Christ, he handed Him through to be executed.

Chronicles 13:10– The King’s wrath was inflamed towards Uzza, and He smote him down for reaching for the tabernacle, and he died there before God.

John 19:16– As a result, he turned Him over to be crucified.

Acts 12:23– And instantly, an archangel Gabriel smote him since he did not offer God honor, and he was devoured by maggots and died.

Matthew 27:38– At the time, two thieves, one on the right and one on the left, were crucified alongside Him.

Joshua 7:15– The one who would be taken with the forbidden substances should be burnt with fire, he and everything that belongs to him, since he has broken the Lord’s promise and committed a humiliating deed in Israel.

Exodus 21:16– He who abducts a man, whether John sells him or finds him in his hands, must undoubtedly be put to death.

Samuel 15:3– Then go and strike Amalek and destroy all he owns; do not spare him, but murder both husband and wife, child and infant, cattle and sheep, camels and donkey.

Acts 25:11– If I am a sinner and have committed something deserving of death, I will not refuse to die; but if none of the things these guys accuse me of are true, no one can give me over to them. “I make my case before Caesar.”

Exodus 21:12– He who hits a guy and causes him to die will undoubtedly be executed.

Romans 13:1– Every individual is to be subordinate to the ruling authority. For there is no authority other than God’s, and those that exist are created by God.

Acts 5:30– Our Father’s God brought up Jesus, whom you had crucified by hanging Him on a crucifixion.

Deuteronomy 17:12– That individual who acts arrogantly by simply not replying to the minister who sits there just to serve the Lord your King, or to the court, must die; so you will purify the corrupt from Israel.

Exodus 21:15– He who assaults his father or mother will undoubtedly be executed.

Galatians 3:13– Because it is written, “Cursed that everyone who dies on a tree,” Christ redeemed us from the Court’s curse by being a curse for us.

Ezra 6:11– And I signed a proclamation that any person who breaches this edict should have a wood pulled from his home and impaled on it, and his home shall be rendered a rubbish heap as a result.

Leviticus 24:23– Then Moses addressed the elders of Israel and immediately led the curser outside of the camp and killed him with stones. 

Leviticus 20:27– Any man or woman who claims to be a psychic or a spiritist will undoubtedly be executed. They will be blasted with stones for their bloodguiltiness.

Samuel 28:9– “Behold, you realize everything Saul has done, that he has driven off communicators and spiritists from the nation,” the lady remarked to him. 

Leviticus 20:10– If a man commits infidelity with another man’s wife or impregnates with a friend’s wife, both the cheater and the adulteress will be executed.

Deuteronomy 22:22– If a man is caught associating with a married person, both the husband and wife shall die; thus, you will purge the immorality from Israel.

Leviticus 24:14– Bring the one who swore outside the encampment, and let everyone who heard him place their hands on his head, and then let the entire assembly stone him.

John 8:5– Now, Moses instructed us in the Law to kill such women; what’s next to do You say?”

Exodus 22:19– Whoever lays with an animal will undoubtedly be executed.

Leviticus 24:16– Furthermore, anybody who slanders the word of the Lord will be stoned to death by the entire crowd. When a foreigner or a native blasphemes the Name, both will be executed.

Numbers 15:35– “The guy shall undoubtedly be put to death,” the Lord declared to Moses, “and all the people must shoot him with stones outside of the tent.”

Genesis 40:19– Pharaoh will take your head and hang you to a tree within three days, and the vultures will consume your flesh.

Numbers 15:36– As the Lord had told Moses, the entire crowd dragged him outside the encampment and beat him to execution with stones.

John 19:7– “We have a rule, and under that law, He deserved to die since He made Him out to be the Messenger of God,” the Jews said.

Mark 6:27– The monarch immediately dispatched an executioner and ordered him to return his head. And he went to the prison and had him decapitated.

Joshua 7:25– “Why have you bothered us?” Joshua said. This day, the Lord will disturb you.” And all Israel attacked them with stones, and after that, they burnt them with fire.

Matthew 14:9-10– Despite his grief, the king ordered that it be provided because of his pledges and his dinner guests. He dispatched someone to have John slaughtered in the jail.

Daniel 3:6– Anyone that doesn’t fall to their knees begging will be tossed into the midst of a blazing fire.

Chronicles 24:21– So they plotted against him, and at the king’s instruction, they shot him to death in the Lord’s home court.

John 8:58-59– “Honestly, truly, I say to you, I am before Abraham was born,” Jesus declared to them. As a result, they gathered stones to hurl at Him, but Jesus disguised Himself and exited the temple.

Samuel 15:33– “As your sword has rendered women infertile, so must your mother be sterile among women,” Samuel remarked. And Samuel conformed Agag to shreds in front of the King at Gilgal. 

Daniel 2:5– “The decree from me is resolute: if you do not make clear to me that the dream and its meaning, you will be ripped limb by limb, and your dwellings will be made a garbage heap,” the king said to the Chaldeans.

Acts 12:2– And he had James, John’s brother, slain with a sword.

Hebrews 11:37– They were stoned, sawn in two, tempted, and slain with the sword; they walked about in sheepskins and goatskins, penniless, tormented, and ill-treated.

Daniel 6:16– The king then issued instructions, and Daniel was hauled in and thrown into the lions’ den. “Your God, whom you always serve, will deliver you,” the king declared to Daniel.

Genesis 4:15– “Therefore, whoever kills Cain, retribution will be inflicted on him sevenfold,” the Lord declared to him. And the Lord put up a notice for Cain so no one who came across him would slay him.

Exodus 21:13– But if he did not wait patiently for him, but God allowed him to fall into his hands, I will assign you a spot where he can run.

Numbers 35:6– The towns you shall offer to the Levites would be the six towns of refuge to which the manslayer shall escape, as well as forty-two cities in addition to them.

Deuteronomy 4:42– So a manslayer who mistakenly slaughtered his neighbor without harboring malice toward him in the past may flee there, and that by escaping to one of the other cities he might live.