THE WISDOM FUND: Issues & Answers

The Bible: War, Violence, Fornication

'The Christian God is a being of terrific character - cruel, vindictive, capricious, and unjust' -- Thomas Jefferson (Third President of the United States, 1801-1809)

Matthew
[10:34] Do not think that I have come to bring peace on earth. I have not come to bring peace, but the sword.
Deuteronomy
[20:17] But thou shalt utterly destroy them; namely, the Hittites, and the Amorites, the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites; as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee:
[20:18] That they teach you not to do after all their abominations, which they have done unto their gods; so should ye sin against the LORD your God.
Genesis
[19:8] Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
[19:31] And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:
[19:32] Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.
[19:33] And they made their father drink wine that night: and the firstborn went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose.
[19:34] And it came to pass on the morrow, that the firstborn said unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our Father.
[19:35] And they made their father drink wine that night also: and the younger arose, and lay with him; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose.
[19:36] Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their father.
Exodus
[15:3] The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name.
[34:13] But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:
[34:14] For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:
[34:15] Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods , and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
[34:16] And thou take of their daughters unto thy sons, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods, and make thy sons go a whoring after their gods.
[34:17] Thou shalt make thee no molten gods.
Leviticus
[20:9] For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
[20:10] And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.
[20:11] And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
[20:12] And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.
[20:13] If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
[20:14] And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.
[20:15] And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.
[20:16] And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
Numbers
[15:32] And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.
[15:33] And they that found him gathering sticks brought him unto Moses and Aaron, and unto all the congregation.
[15:34] And they put him in ward, because it was not declared what should be done to him.
[15:35] And the LORD said unto Moses, The man shall be surely put to death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones without the camp.
[15:36] And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he died; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Deuteronomy
[2:34] And we took all his cities at that time, and utterly destroyed the men, and the women, and the little ones, of every city, we left none to remain.
[3:6] And we utterly destroyed them, as we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying the men, women, and children, of every city.
[7:2] And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite them, and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them.
Joshua
[6:21] And they utterly destroyed all that was in the city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox, and sheep, and ass, with the edge of the sword.
Judges
[19:23] And the man, the master of the house, went out unto them, Nay, my brethren, nay, I pray you, do not so wickedly; seeing that this man is come into mine house, do not this folly.
[19:24] Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing.
[19:25] But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.
[19:26] Then came the woman in the dawning of the day, and fell down at the door of the man's house where her lord was, till it was light.
[19:29] And when he was come into his house, he took a knife, and laid hold on his concubine, and divided her, together with her bones, into twelve pieces, and sent her into all the coasts of Israel.
1 Samuel
[15:3] Go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have; do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass
Psalms
[68:21] But God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.
[68:22] The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring my people again from the depths of the sea:
[68:23] That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the same.
[137:8] O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.
[137:9] Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.
The Bible: King James Version
Quotations on "war" "destroy" "sword" "kill" "slay"

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