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Xref: ncsuvx talk.politics.misc:51605 soc.rights.human:1977 talk.philosophy.misc:3363 talk.religion.misc:25037 Path: ncsuvm!ncsuvx!mephisto!tut.cis.ohio-state.edu!cs.utexas.edu!uunet!aplcen!stdb.jhuapl.edu!jwm From: jwm@stdb.jhuapl.edu (Jim Meritt) Newsgroups: talk.politics.misc,soc.rights.human,talk.philosophy.misc,talk.religion.misc Subject: Re: Is There Biblical Justification For Capital Punishment? Keywords: Christian, Justification, Bible, Capital Punishment Message-ID: <4616@aplcen.apl.jhu.edu> Date: 5 Feb 90 15:00:03 GMT References: <12700@udenva.cair.du.edu> Sender: news@aplcen.apl.jhu.edu Reply-To: jwm@aplvax.UUCP (Jim Meritt) Followup-To: talk.politics.misc Organization: JHU-Applied Physics Laboratory Lines: 81 Yes. In fact, it is DIRECTED. ======================================================================== Genesis 9:6 Whosoever sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed... Exodus 21:12 He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall surely be put to death. Exodus 22:18 Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live Exodus 22:19 Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death. Exodus 22:20 He that sacreficeth unto any God, save unto the Lord only, he shall be utterly destroyed. Exodus 31:14 Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you. every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death... Exodus 35:2 Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you a holy day, a sabbath of rest to the lord: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death. Leviticus 20:2 ...Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojurn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones. Leviticus 21:9 And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire. Leviticus 24:14 Bring forth him that hadth cursed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him. Deuternomy 13:10 And thou shalt stone him with stones that he die, because he hadth sought to thrust thee away from the Lord thy God... Deuternomy 17:5 Thou shalt bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones. till they die. Deuteronomy 22:20-21 ...and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel: then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's house, and the men of the city shall stone her with stones that she die... Deuteronomy 22:22 If a man be found lying with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die... Deuteronomy 22:23-24 If a damsel that is a virgin be betrothed unto a husband, and a man find her in the city, and lie with her; then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones that they die... Deuteronomy 22:25 BUT if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die. I Kings 21:10 ...Thou didst blaspheme God and the King. And then carry him out, and stone him that he might die. Opinions expressed are solely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent those opinions of this or any other organization. The facts, however, simply are and do not "belong" to anyone. jwm@aplcen.apl.jhu.edu - or - jwm@aplvax.uucp - or - meritt%aplvm.BITNET

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