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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Murder

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  • Forbidden by Mosaic law
    Exodus 20:13; Deuteronomy 5:17

  • Why forbidden by God
    Genesis 9:6

  • The law made to restrain
    1 Timothy 1:9

  • DESCRIBED AS KILLING
    • With premeditation
      Exodus 21:14
    • From hatred
      Numbers 35:20,21; Deuteronomy 19:11
    • By lying in wait
      Numbers 35:20; Deuteronomy 19:11
    • By an instrument of iron
      Numbers 35:16
    • By the blow of a stone
      Numbers 35:17
    • By a hand weapon of wood
      Numbers 35:18

  • Killing a thief in the day, counted as
    Exodus 22:3

  • Early introduction of
    Genesis 4:8

  • Represented as a sin crying to heaven
    Genesis 4:10; Hebrews 12:24; Revelation 6:10

  • The Jews often guilty of
    Isaiah 1:21

  • PERSONS GUILTY OF
    • Fearful and cowardly
      Genesis 4:14
    • Wanderers and vagabonds
      Genesis 4:14
    • Flee from God's presence
      Genesis 4:16
    • Not protected in refuge cities
      Deuteronomy 19:11,12
    • Had no protection from altars
      Exodus 21:14
    • Not to be pitied or spared
      Deuteronomy 19:13

  • Often committed by night
    Nehemiah 6:10; Job 24:14

  • Imputed to the nearest city when the murderer was unknown
    Deuteronomy 21:1-3

  • Mode of clearing those suspected of
    Deuteronomy 21:3-9; Matthew 27:24

  • To be proved by two witnesses at least
    Numbers 35:30; Deuteronomy 19:11,15

  • PUNISHMENT FOR
    • The curse of God
      Genesis 4:11
    • Death
      Genesis 9:5,6; Exodus 21:12; Numbers 35:16
    • Not to be commuted
      Numbers 35:32
    • Inflicted by the nearest of kin
      Numbers 35:19,21
    • Forbidden
      Genesis 9:6; Exodus 20:13; Deuteronomy 5:17; Romans 13:9

  • Explained by Christ
    Matthew 5:21,22

  • Hatred is
    1 John 3:15

  • Is a work for the flesh
    Galatians 5:21

  • Comes from the heart
    Matthew 15:19

  • DEFILES THE
    • Hands
      Isaiah 59:3
    • Person and garments
      Lamentations 4:13,14
    • Land
      Numbers 35:33; Psalm 106:38

  • Not concealed from God
    Isaiah 26:21; Jeremiah 2:34

  • Cries for vengeance
    Genesis 4:10

  • GOD
    • Abominates
      Proverbs 6:16,17
    • Makes inquisition for
      Psalm 9:12
    • Will avenge
      Deuteronomy 32:43; 1 Kings 21:19; Hosea 1:4
    • Requires blood for
      Genesis 9:5; Numbers 35:33; 1 Kings 2:32
    • Rejects the prayers of those guilty of
      Isaiah 1:15; 59:2,3
    • Curses those guilty of
      Genesis 4:11

  • The law made to restrain
    1 Timothy 1:9

  • SAINTS
    • Specially warned against
      1 Peter 4:15
    • Deprecate the guilt of
      Psalm 51:14
    • Should warn others against
      Genesis 37:22; Jeremiah 26:15

  • Connected with idolatry
    Ezekiel 22:3,4; 2 Kings 3:27

  • THE WICKED
    • Filled with
      Romans 1:29
    • Devise
      Genesis 27:41; 37:18
    • Intent on
      Jeremiah 22:17
    • Lie in wait to commit
      Psalm 10:8-10
    • Swift to commit
      Proverbs 1:16; Romans 3:15
    • Perpetrate
      Job 24:14; Ezekiel 22:3
    • Have hands full of
      Isaiah 1:15
    • Encourage others to commit
      1 Kings 21:8-10; Proverbs 1:11

  • Characteristic of the devil
    John 8:44

  • Punishment of
    Genesis 4:12-15; 9:6; Numbers 35:30; 2 Kings 9:36,37; Jeremiah 19:4-9

  • Punishment of, not commuted under the Law
    Numbers 35:31

  • Of saints, specially avenged
    Deuteronomy 32:43; Matthew 23:35; Revelation 18:20,24

  • Excludes from heaven
    Galatians 5:21; Revelation 22:15

  • Exemplified
    • Cain
      Genesis 4:8
    • Esau
      Genesis 27:41
    • Joseph's brethren
      Genesis 37:20
    • Pharaoh
      Exodus 1:22
    • Abimelech
      Judges 9:5
    • Men of Shechem
      Judges 9:24
    • Amalekite
      2 Samuel 1:16
    • Rechab
      2 Samuel 4:5-7
    • David
      2 Samuel 12:9
    • Absalom
      2 Samuel 13:29
    • Joab
      1 Kings 2:31,32
    • Baasha
      1 Kings 15:27
    • Zimri
      1 Kings 16:10
    • Jezebel
      1 Kings 21:10
    • Elders of Jezreel
      1 Kings 21:13
    • Ahab
      1 Kings 21:19
    • Hazael
      2 Kings 8:12,15
    • Adrammelech, &c
      2 Kings 19:37
    • Manasseh
      2 Kings 21:16
    • Ishmael
      Jeremiah 41:7
    • Princes of Israel
      Ezekiel 11:6
    • People of Gilead
      Hosea 6:8
    • The Herods
      Matthew 2:16; 14:10; Acts 12:2
    • Herodias and her daughter
      Matthew 14:8-11
    • Chief priests
      Matthew 27:1
    • Judas
      Matthew 27:4
    • Barabbas
      Mark 15:7
    • Jews
      Acts 7:52; 1 Thessalonians 2:15

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Murder'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/m/murder.html. 1897.

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