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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
is used (a) of a special act, Mark 15:7; Luke 23:19,25; (b) in the plural, of "murders" in general, Matthew 15:19; Mark 7:21 ( Galatians 5:21 , in some inferior mss.); Revelation 9:21; in the singular, Romans 1:29; (c) in the sense of "slaughter," Hebrews 11:37 , "they were slain with the sword," lit., "(they died by) slaughter (of the sword);" in Acts 9:1 , "slaughter." See SLAUGHTER.Note: In Matthew 19:18 , AV, phoneuo, "to kill" (akin to phoneus, see below), is translated "thou shalt do (no) murder" (RV , "thou shalt (not) kill"). See KILL , SLAY.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Murder'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​m/murder.html. 1940.