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Punishments


1. Antiquity of. Ge 4:13,14.

2. Power of inflicting, given to magistrates. Job 31:11; Ro 13:4.

3. Designed to be a warning to others. De 13:11; 17:13; 19:20.

4. Were inflicted

a. On the guilty. De 24:16; Pr 17:26.

b. Without pity. De 19:13,21.

c. Without partiality. De 13:6-8.

d. By order of magistrates. Ac 16:22.

e. By order of kings. 2Sa 1:13-16; 1Ki 2:23-46.

f. Immediately after sentence was passed. De 25:2; Jos 7:25.

g. By the witnesses. De 13:9; 17:7; Joh 8:7; Ac 7:58,59.

h. By the people. Nu 15:35,36; De 13:9.

i. By soldiers. 2Sa 1:15; Mt 27:27-35.

5. Sometimes deferred until God was consulted. Nu 15:34.

6. Sometimes deferred for a considerable time. 1Ki 2:5,6,8,9.

7. Secondary kinds of

a. Imprisonment. Ezr 7:26; Mt 5:25.

b. Confinement in a dungeon. Jer 38:6; Zec 9:11.

c. Confinement in stocks. Jer 20:2; Ac 16:24.

d. Fine, or giving of money. Ex 21:22; De 22:19.

e. Restitution. Ex 21:36; 22:1-4; Le 6:4,5; 24:18.

f. Retaliation or injuring according to the injury done. Ex 21:24; De 19:21.

g. Binding with chains and fetters. Ps 105:18.

h. Scourging. De 25:2,3; Mt 27:26; Ac 22:25; 2Co 11:24.

i. Selling the criminal. Mt 18:25.

j. Banishment. Ezr 7:26; Re 1:9.

k. Torturing. Mt 18:34; Heb 11:37.

l. Putting out the eyes. Jdj 16:21; 1Sa 11:2.

m. Cutting off hands and feet. 2Sa 4:12.

n. Mutilating the hands and feet. Jdj 1:5-7.

o. Cutting off nose and ears. Eze 23:25.

p. Plucking out the hair. Ne 13:25; Isa 50:6.

q. Confiscating the property. Ezr 7:26.

8. Inflicting of capital, not permitted to the Jews by the Romans. Joh 18:31.

9. Capital kinds of

a. Burning. Ge 38:24; Le 20:14; Da 3:6.

b. Hanging. Nu 25:4; De 21:22,23; Jos 8:29; 2Sa 21:12; Es 7:9,10.

c. Crucifying. Mt 20:19; 27:35.

d. Beheading. Ge 40:19; Mr 6:16,27.

e. Slaying with the sword. 1Sa 15:33; Ac 12:2.

f. Stoning. Le 24:14; De 13:10; Ac 7:59.

g. Cutting in pieces. Da 2:5; Mt 24:51.

h. Sawing asunder. Heb 11:37.

i. Exposing to wild beasts. Da 6:16,24; 1Co 15:32.

j. Bruising in mortars. Pr 27:22.

k. Casting headlong from a rock. 2Ch 25:12.

l. Casting into the sea. Mt 18:6.

10. Strangers not exempted from. Le 20:2.

11. Were sometimes commuted. Ex 21:29,30.

12. For murder not to be commuted. Nu 35:31,32.