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  • 1 Kings 21 12-1 Kings 21 14
    They announced a day of fasting. They had Naboth sit in an important place among the people.Then two worthless and evil men came and sat across from him. They brought charges against Naboth in front of the people. The two men said,“ Naboth has cursed God and the king.” So they took him outside the city. They killed him by throwing stones at him.Then they sent a message to Jezebel. They said,“ Naboth is dead. We killed him by throwing stones at him.”
  • 1 Samuel 22 17-1 Samuel 22 19
    Then the king gave an order to the guards at his side. He said,“ Go and kill the priests of the Lord. They are on David’s side too. They knew he was running away from me. And they didn’t even tell me.” But the king’s officials wouldn’t raise a hand to strike down the priests of the Lord.Then the king ordered Doeg,“ You go and strike down the priests.” So Doeg, the Edomite, went and struck them down. That day he killed 85 priests who wore linen aprons.He also killed the people of Nob with his sword. Nob was a town where priests lived. Doeg killed its men and women. He killed its children and babies. He also destroyed its cattle, donkeys and sheep.
  • 1 Kings 2 31-1 Kings 2 34
    Then the king commanded Benaiah,“ Do what he says. Strike him down and bury him. Then I and my family line won’t be held accountable for the blood Joab spilled. He killed people who weren’t guilty of doing anything wrong.The Lord will pay him back for the blood he spilled. Joab attacked two men. He killed them with his sword. And my father David didn’t even know anything about it. Joab killed Abner, the son of Ner. Abner was the commander of Israel’s army. Joab also killed Amasa, the son of Jether. Amasa was the commander of Judah’s army. Abner and Amasa were better men than Joab is. They were more honest than he is.May Joab and his children after him be held forever accountable for spilling the blood of Abner and Amasa. But may David and his children after him enjoy the Lord’ s peace and rest forever. May the Lord also give his peace to David’s royal house and kingdom forever.”So Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, went up to the Lord’ s tent. There he struck down Joab. And he killed him. Joab was buried at his home out in the country.
  • 2 Kings 10 6
    Then Jehu wrote them a second letter. He said,“ You say you are on my side. You say you will obey me. If you really mean it, bring me the heads of your master’s sons. Meet me in Jezreel by this time tomorrow.” There were 70 royal princes. They were with the most important men of the city. Those men were in charge of raising them.
  • 2 Samuel 3 27
    When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him to one side. He brought him into an inside room. Joab acted as if he wanted to speak to him in private. But he really wanted to get even with him. That’s because Abner had spilled the blood of Joab’s brother Asahel. So Joab stabbed Abner in the stomach, and he died.
  • 1 Kings 2 5
    “ You yourself know what Joab, the son of Zeruiah, did to me. You know that he killed Abner, the son of Ner, and Amasa, the son of Jether. They were the two commanders of Israel’s armies. He killed them in a time of peace. It wasn’t a time of war. Joab spilled the blood of Abner and Amasa. With that blood he stained the belt around his waist. He also stained the sandals on his feet.
  • Hosea 5:11
    Ephraim will soon be crushed. The Assyrians will stomp all over them. It will happen because they have made up their minds to chase after other gods.
  • 2 Samuel 11 21
    Don’t you remember how Abimelek, the son of Jerub- Besheth, was killed? A woman dropped a large millstone on him from the wall. That’s how he died in Thebez. So why did you go so close to the wall?’ If the king asks you that, tell him,‘ And your servant Uriah, the Hittite, is also dead.’ ”
  • Proverbs 29:12
    If rulers listen to lies, all their officials become evil.
  • Acts 5:29
    Peter and the other apostles replied,“ We must obey God instead of people!
  • 2 Samuel 20 9-2 Samuel 20 10
    Joab said to Amasa,“ How are you, my friend?” Then Joab reached out his right hand. He took hold of Amasa’s beard to kiss him.Amasa didn’t notice the dagger in Joab’s left hand. Joab stuck it into his stomach. His insides spilled out on the ground. Joab didn’t have to stab him again. Amasa was already dead. Then Joab and his brother Abishai went after Sheba, the son of Bikri.