Biblical Verses That Make Us Go Hmmmmmm


 

Kill Sons of Sinner“Make ready to slaughter his sons for the guilt of their fathers; Lest they rise and possess the earth, and fill the breadth of the world with tyrants.”   (Isaiah 14:21)

Kill Followers of Other Religions“If your own full brother, or your son or daughter, or your beloved wife, or you intimate friend, entices you secretly to serve other gods, whom you and your fathers have not known, gods of any other nations, near at hand or far away, from one end of the earth to the other: do not yield to him or listen to him, nor look with pity upon him, to spare or shield him, but kill him.  Your hand shall be the first raised to slay him; the rest of the people shall join in with you.  You shall stone him to death, because he sought to lead you astray from the Lord, your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery.  And all Israel, hearing of this, shall fear and never do such evil as this in your midst.”   (Deuteronomy 13:7-12 NAB)

Slave Beating“When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished.  If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property.”   Exodus 21:20-21 NAB

Bloody Sabbath“While the Israelites were in the desert, a man was discovered gathering wood on the Sabbath day.  Those who caught him at it brought him to Moses and Aaron and the whole assembly.  But they kept him in custody, for there was no clear decision as to what should be done with him.  Then the Lord said to Moses, “This man shall be put to death; let the whole community stone him outside the camp.” So the whole community led him outside the camp and stoned him to death as the Lord had commanded Moses.”   Numbers 15:32-36 NAB

Laws of Rape“If a man is caught in the act of raping a young woman who is not engaged, he must pay fifty pieces of silver to her father.  Then he must marry the young woman because he violated her, and he will never be allowed to divorce her.”   Deuteronomy 22:28-29

Murder, Rape, Pillage, and Plunder“As you approach a town to attack it, first offer its people terms for peace.  If they accept your terms and open the gates to you, then all the people inside will serve you in forced labor.  But if they refuse to make peace and prepare to fight, you must attack the town. When the LORD your God hands it over to you, kill every man in the town.  But you may keep for yourselves all the women, children, livestock, and other plunder. You may enjoy the spoils of your enemies that the LORD your God has given you.  But these instructions apply only to distant towns, not to the towns of nations nearby.  “As for the towns of the nations the LORD your God is giving you as a special possession, destroy every living thing in them.  You must completely destroy the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, just as the LORD your God has commanded you.  This will keep the people of the land from teaching you their detestable customs in the worship of their gods, which would cause you to sin deeply against the LORD your God.”      Deuteronomy 20:10-18 NLT

Happy those who seize your children and smash them against a rock.” Psalms 137:9 NAB

Saul’s Kindness Saul sent this message to the Kenites: “Move away from where the Amalekites live or else you will die with them.  For you were kind to the people of Israel when they came up from Egypt.”  So the Kenites packed up and left.  Then Saul slaughtered the Amalekites from Havilah all the way to Shur, east of Egypt.   (1 Samuel 15:6-7 NLT)

God’s WrathWeep and moan, you evil shepherds!  Roll in the dust, you leaders of the flock!  The time of your slaughter has arrived; you will fall and shatter like fragile pottery.  You will find no place to hide; there will be no way to escape.  Listen to the frantic cries of the shepherds, to the leaders of the flock shouting in despair, for the LORD is spoiling their pastures.  Peaceful meadows will be turned into a wasteland by the LORD’s fierce anger.  He has left his den like a lion seeking its prey, and their land will be made desolate by the sword of the enemy and the LORD’s fierce anger.   (Jeremiah 25:34-38 NLT)

God Punishes the Descendents of Sinners No child of an incestuous union may be admitted into the community of the Lord, nor any descendent of his even to the tenth generation.   (Deuteronomy 23:3 NAB)

Eat Shit Each day prepare your bread as you would barley cakes.  While all the people are watching, bake it over a fire using dried human dung as fuel and then eat the bread.  For this is what the LORD says: Israel will eat defiled bread in the Gentile lands, where I will banish them!”  Then I said, “O Sovereign LORD, must I be defiled by using human dung?  For I have never been defiled before. From the time I was a child until now I have never eaten any animal that died of sickness or that I found dead. And I have never eaten any of the animals that our laws forbid.”  “All right,” the LORD said.  “You may bake your bread with cow dung instead of human dung.”   (Ezekiel 4:12-15 NL)

The Danites Kill the Next Town. But the territory of the Danites was too small for them; so the Danites marched up and attacked Leshem, which they captured and put to the sword.  Once they had taken possession of Lesham, they renamed the settlement after their ancestor Dan.   (Joshua 19:47 NAB)

You Have to Kill Cursed be who does the Lords work remissly, cursed he who holds back his sword from blood.   (Jeremiah 48:10 NAB)

Beat Children of Mixed Marriages About the same time I realized that some of the men of Judah had married women from Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab.  Even worse, half their children spoke in the language of Ashdod or some other people and could not speak the language of Judah at all.  So I confronted them and called down curses on them.  I beat some of them and pulled out their hair.  I made them swear before God that they would not let their children intermarry with the pagan people of the land.  “Wasn’t this exactly what led King Solomon of Israel into sin?”  I demanded.  “There was no king from any nation who could compare to him, and God loved him and made him king over all Israel.  But even he was led into sin by his foreign wives.  How could you even think of committing this sinful deed and acting unfaithfully toward God by marrying foreign women?   (Nehemiah 13:23-27 NLT)

God Admits He Did Evil Things[The prophet Jeremiah speaking]  “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to offer your prayer: If you remain quietly in this land I will build you up, and not tear you down; I will plant you, not uproot you; for I regret the evil I have done you.”   (Jeremiah 42:9-10 NAB)


Kill Brats“From there Elisha went up to Bethel. While he was on his way, some small boys came out of the city and jeered at him. “Go up baldhead,” they shouted, “go up baldhead!” The prophet turned and saw them, and he cursed them in the name of the Lord. Then two shebears came out of the woods and tore forty two of the children to pieces.”   (2 Kings 2:23-24 NAB)

More Baby Bashing “The people of Samaria must bear the consequences of their guilt because they rebelled against their God. They will be killed by an invading army, their little ones dashed to death against the ground, their pregnant women ripped open by swords.”   (Hosea 13:16 NLT)

Kill Homosexuals“If a man lies with a male as with a women, both of them shall be put to death for their abominable deed; they have forfeited their lives.”
(Leviticus 20:13 NAB)

The Prince of Peace?  (Jesus speaking)  “Do not think that I have come to bring peace upon earth.  I have come to bring not peace but the sword.  For I have come to set a man ‘against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; and one’s enemies will be those of his household'”.   (Matthew 10:34-36 NAB)

God Discriminates Against the HandicappedThen the LORD said to Moses, “Tell Aaron that in all future generations, his descendants who have physical defects will not qualify to offer food to their God.  No one who has a defect may come near to me, whether he is blind or lame, stunted or deformed, or has a broken foot or hand, or has a humped back or is a dwarf, or has a defective eye, or has oozing sores or scabs on his skin, or has damaged testicles.  Even though he is a descendant of Aaron, his physical defects disqualify him from presenting offerings to the LORD by fire.  Since he has a blemish, he may not offer food to his God.  However, he may eat from the food offered to God, including the holy offerings and the most holy offerings.  Yet because of his physical defect, he must never go behind the inner curtain or come near the altar, for this would desecrate my holy places.  I am the LORD who makes them holy.”   (Leviticus 21:16-23 NLT)

 

Death for Cursing ParentsAll who curse their father or mother must be put to death. They are guilty of a capital offense.   (Leviticus 20:9)

Kill FortunetellersA man or a woman who acts as a medium or fortuneteller shall be put to death by stoning; they have no one but themselves to blame for their death.   (Leviticus 20:27 NAB)

God Kills the Curious And he smote of the men of Beth-shemesh, because they had looked into the ark of Jehovah, he smote of the people seventy men, `and’ fifty thousand men; and the people mourned, because Jehovah had smitten the people with a great slaughter.  And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to stand before Jehovah, this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?   (1Samuel 6:19-20 ASV)

Slaves Must Respect Their MastersChristians who are slaves should give their masters full respect so that the name of God and his teaching will not be shamed.  If your master is a Christian, that is no excuse for being disrespectful. You should work all the harder because you are helping another believer by your efforts.  Teach these truths, Timothy, and encourage everyone to obey them.  (1 Timothy 6:1-2 NLT)

Slaves Obey Your MastersSlaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear.  Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ.   (Ephesians 6:5 NLT)

Women Are Subordinate to MenWomen should listen and learn quietly and submissively.  I do not let women teach men or have authority over them. Let them listen quietly.  For God made Adam first, and afterward he made Eve.  And it was the woman, not Adam, who was deceived by Satan, and sin was the result.  But women will be saved through childbearing  and by continuing to live in faith, love, holiness, and modesty.   (1 Timothy 2:11-15 NLT)

Shut Up Women!As in all the churches of the holy ones, women should keep silent in the churches, for they are not allowed to speak, but should be subordinate, as even the law says.  But if they want to learn anything, they should ask their husbands at home.  For it is improper for a woman to speak in the church.   (1 Corinthians 14:33-35 NAB)

Hate Your Family(Jesus Speaking) If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he can not be my disciple.   (Luke 14:26 NAB)

God Wants to Kill Moses for not Circumcising His SonOn the journey, when Moses and his family had stopped for the night, the LORD confronted Moses and was about to kill him.  But Zipporah, his wife, took a flint knife and circumcised her son. She threw the foreskin at Moses’ feet and said, “What a blood-smeared bridegroom you are to me!”  (When she called Moses a “blood-smeared bridegroom,” she was referring to the circumcision.)  After that, the LORD left him alone.   (Exodus 4:24-26 NLT)

Wives are Subordinate to HusbandsYou wives will submit to your husbands as you do to the Lord.  For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of his body, the church; he gave his life to be her Savior.  As the church submits to Christ, so you wives must submit to your husbands in everything.   (Ephesians 5:22-24 NLT)

Kill Women Who Are Not Virgins On Their Wedding NightBut if this charge is true (that she wasn’t a virgin on her wedding night), and evidence of the girls virginity is not found, they shall bring the girl to the entrance of her fathers house and there her townsman shall stone her to death, because she committed a crime against Israel by her unchasteness in her father’s house.  Thus shall you purge the evil from your midst.   (Deuteronomy  22:20-21 NAB)

Death to Sabbath BreakersOn six days work may be done, but the seventh day shall be sacred to you as the Sabbath of complete rest to the Lord.  Anyone who does work on that day, shall be put to death.  You shall not even light a fire in any of your dwellings on the Sabbath day.   (Exodus 35:2-3)

More Rape and Baby KillingAnyone who is captured will be run through with a sword.  Their little children will be dashed to death right before their eyes.  Their homes will be sacked and their wives raped by the attacking hordes.  For I will stir up the Medes against Babylon, and no amount of silver or gold will buy them off.  The attacking armies will shoot down the young people with arrows.  They will have no mercy on helpless babies and will show no compassion for the children.   (Isaiah 13:15-18 NLT)

Death for BlasphemyOne day a man who had an Israelite mother and an Egyptian father got into a fight with one of the Israelite men.  During the fight, this son of an Israelite woman blasphemed the LORD’s name.  So the man was brought to Moses for judgment.  His mother’s name was Shelomith. She was the daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.  They put the man in custody until the LORD’s will in the matter should become clear.  Then the LORD said to Moses, “Take the blasphemer outside the camp, and tell all those who heard him to lay their hands on his head.  Then let the entire community stone him to death.  Say to the people of Israel: Those who blaspheme God will suffer the consequences of their guilt and be punished.  Anyone who blasphemes the LORD’s name must be stoned to death by the whole community of Israel.  Any Israelite or foreigner among you who blasphemes the LORD’s name will surely die.   (Leviticus 24:10-16 NLT)

Hate OthersNow, our God, what shall we say after this?  For we have forsaken Your commandments, which You have commanded by Your servants the prophets, saying, “The land which you are entering to possess is an unclean land with the uncleanness of the peoples of the lands, with their abominations which have filled it from end to end and with their impurity.  So now do not give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters to your sons, and never seek their peace or their prosperity, that you may be strong and eat the of the land and leave it as an inheritance to your sons forever.”   (Ezra 9:10-12 )

Kill People Who Don’t Listen to Priests Anyone arrogant enough to reject the verdict of the judge or of the priest who represents the LORD your God must be put to death.  Such evil must be purged from Israel.   (Deuteronomy 17:12 NLT)

Beating Slaves is OKThe servant will be severely punished, for though he knew duty, he refused to do it.  “But people who are not aware that they are doing wrong will be punished only lightly.  Much is required from those to whom much is given, and much more is required from those to whom much more is given.”   (Luke 12:47-48 NLT)

Sacrifice First Born Sons to GodYou shall not delay the offering of your harvest and your press.  You shall give me the first born of your sons.  You must do the same for your oxen and your sheep.   (Exodus 22:28-29 NAB)

Men are in ChargeGive no woman power over you to trample upon your dignity.   (Sirach 9:2 NAB)

Praise for the Baby Killer Who struck down the firstborn of Egypt, God’s love endures forever   (Psalm 136:10 NAB)

Do Not Marry Are you free of a wife?  Then do not look for a wife.  If you marry, however, you do not sin, nor does an unmarried woman sin if she marries; but such people will experience affliction in their earthly life, and I would like to spare you that.   (1 Corinthians 7:27-28 NAB)

Kill NonbelieversThey entered into a covenant to seek the Lord, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and soul; and everyone who would not seek the Lord, the God of Israel, was to be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman.   (2 Chronicles 15:12-13 NAB)

 

The Cure for JealousyAnd the LORD said to Moses, “Say to the people of Israel: ‘Suppose a man’s wife goes astray and is unfaithful to her husband.  Suppose she sleeps with another man, but there is no witness since she was not caught in the act.  If her husband becomes jealous and suspicious of his wife, even if she has not defiled herself, the husband must bring his wife to the priest with an offering of two quarts of barley flour to be presented on her behalf.  Do not mix it with olive oil or frankincense, for it is a jealousy offering – an offering of inquiry to find out if she is guilty.  “‘The priest must then present her before the LORD.  He must take some holy water in a clay jar and mix it with dust from the Tabernacle floor.  When he has presented her before the LORD, he must unbind her hair and place the offering of inquiry – the jealousy offering – in her hands to determine whether or not her husband’s suspicions are justified.  The priest will stand before her, holding the jar of bitter water that brings a curse to those who are guilty.  The priest will put the woman under oath and say to her, “If no other man has slept with you, and you have not defiled yourself by being unfaithful, may you be immune from the effects of this bitter water that causes the curse.  But if you have gone astray while under your husband’s authority and defiled yourself by sleeping with another man”- at this point the priest must put the woman under this oath – “then may the people see that the LORD’s curse is upon you when he makes you infertile.  Now may this water that brings the curse enter your body and make you infertile.  “And the woman will be required to say, “Yes, let it be so.”  Then the priest will write these curses on a piece of leather and wash them off into the bitter water.  He will then make the woman drink the bitter water, so it may bring on the curse and cause bitter suffering in cases of guilt.  “‘Then the priest will take the jealousy offering from the woman’s hand, lift it up before the LORD, and carry it to the altar.  He will take a handful as a token portion and burn it on the altar.  Then he will require the woman to drink the water.  If she has defiled herself by being unfaithful to her husband, the water that brings the curse will cause bitter suffering.  She will become infertile, and her name will become a curse word among her people.  But if she has not defiled herself and is pure, she will be unharmed and will still be able to have children.  “‘This is the ritual law for dealing with jealousy.  If a woman defiles herself by being unfaithful to her husband, or if a man is overcome with jealousy and suspicion that his wife has been unfaithful, the husband must present his wife before the LORD, and the priest will apply this entire ritual law to her.  The husband will be innocent of any guilt in this matter, but his wife will be held accountable for her sin.’   (Numbers 5:11-31 NLT)

Beat Your Children Withhold not chastisement from a boy; if you beat him with a rod will not die.  Beat him with the rod, and you will save him from the nether world.   (Proverbs 23:13-14 NAB)

Punish Illegitimate Children So it is with a woman who leaves her husband and presents him with an heir by another man.  For first of all, she has disobeyed the law of the Most High; second, she has committed an offense against her husband; and third, through her fornication she has committed adultery and brought forth children by another man.  She herself will be brought before the assembly, and her punishment will extend to her children.  Her children will not take root, and her branches will not bear fruit.   (Sirach 23:22-25 NRSV)

Kill Followers of Other Religions While the Israelites were camped at Acacia, some of the men defiled themselves by sleeping with the local Moabite women.  These women invited them to attend sacrifices to their gods, and soon the Israelites were feasting with them and worshiping the gods of Moab.  Before long Israel was joining in the worship of Baal of Peor, causing the LORD’s anger to blaze against his people.  The LORD issued the following command to Moses: “Seize all the ringleaders and execute them before the LORD in broad daylight, so his fierce anger will turn away from the people of Israel.”  So Moses ordered Israel’s judges to execute everyone who had joined in worshiping Baal of Peor.  Just then one of the Israelite men brought a Midianite woman into the camp, right before the eyes of Moses and all the people, as they were weeping at the entrance of the Tabernacle.  When Phinehas son of Eleazar and grandson of Aaron the priest saw this, he jumped up and left the assembly.  Then he took a spear and rushed after the man into his tent. Phinehas thrust the spear all the way through the man’s body and into the woman’s stomach.  So the plague against the Israelites was stopped, but not before 24,000 people had died.   (Numbers 25:1-9 NLT)

Beat Your Slaves By words no servant can be trained; for he understands what is said, but obeys not.   (Proverbs 29:19 NAB)

Don’t Pamper Your Slaves If a man pampers his servant from childhood, he will turn out to be stubborn.   (Proverbs 29:21 NAB)

Put Hot Coals on Enemies If your enemy be hungry, give him food to eat, if he be thirsty, give him to drink; For live coals you will heap on his head, and the Lord will vindicate you.   (Proverbs 25:21-22 NAB)

Kill the Sons of Sinners At that time Joshua invoked this curse: “May the curse of the LORD fall on anyone who tries to rebuild the city of Jericho. At the cost of his firstborn son, he will lay its foundation.  At the cost of his youngest son, he will set up its gates.”  So the LORD was with Joshua, and his name became famous throughout the land.   (Joshua 6:26-27)

Kill the Family of Sinners And Joshua said to Achan, My son, give, I pray thee, glory to the LORD God of Israel, and make confession to him; and tell me now what thou hast done, hide it not from me.  And Achan answered Joshua, and said, Indeed I have sinned against the LORD God of Israel, and thus and thus have I done.  When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them, and behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.  (Note that the sin is not looting, but failing to give the loot to the treasury of the Lord.)  So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran to the tent, and behold, it was hid in his tent, and the silver under it.  And they took them from the midst of the tent, and brought them to Joshua, and to all the children of Israel, and laid them out before the LORD.  And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, and his tent, and all that he had: and they brought them to the valley of Achor.  And Joshua said, why hast thou troubled us?  the LORD shall trouble thee this day.  And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.  And they raised over him a great heap of stones to this day.  So the LORD turned from the fierceness of his anger: wherefore the name of that place was called the valley of Achor to this day.   (Joshua 7:19-26 Webster’s Bible)

Death for Hitting Dad Whoever strikes his father or mother shall be put to death.   (Exodus 21:15 NAB)

Sex Slaves When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are.  If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again.  But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her.  And if the slave girl’s owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave girl, but he must treat her as his daughter.  If he himself marries her and then takes another wife, he may not reduce her food or clothing or fail to sleep with her as his wife.  If he fails in any of these three ways, she may leave as a free woman without making any payment.   (Exodus 21:7-11 NLT)

God Falsely Promises the Destruction of Babylon Send out a call for archers to come to Babylon.  Surround the city so none can escape.  Do to her as she has done to others, for she has defied the LORD, the Holy One of Israel.  Her young men will fall in the streets and die.  Her warriors will all be killed,” says the LORD.   (Jeremiah 50:29-30 NLT)(Note: After God promises a victory against Babylon, the Israelites actually get their butts kick by Babylon in Jeremiah 52.)

No Sex During Menstruation If a man lies in sexual intercourse with a woman during her menstrual period, both of them shall be cut off from their people, because they have laid bare the flowing fountain of her blood.  (Leviticus 20:18NAB)

God Assists Rape and Plunder Lo, a day shall come for the Lord when the spoils shall be divided in your midst.  And I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem for battle: the city shall be taken, houses plundered, women ravished; half of the city shall go into exile, but the rest of the people shall not be removed from the city.   (Zechariah 14:1-2 NAB)

More Christian Communism Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand persons were added that day.  They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of the bread and to the prayers.  Awe came upon everyone, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles.  All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their property and possessions and divide them among all according to each one’s need.  (Acts 2:41-45 NAB)

Christian Communism The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common.  With great power the apostles bore witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great favor was accorded them all.  There was no needy person among them, for those who owned property or houses would sell them, bring the proceeds of the sale, and put them at the feet of the apostles, and they were distributed to each according to need.   (Acts 4:32-35 NAB)

Slaves, Respect Your Masters no matter how terrible and perverse your masters are.Slaves, be subject to your masters with all reverence, not only to those who are good and equitable but also to those who are perverse.   (1 Peter 2:18 NAB)

Kill People who don’t ObeyIf anyone rebels against your orders and does not obey every command you give him, shall be put to death.  But be firm and steadfast.   (Joshua 1:18 NAB)

Eat Your Children So beware, for the time is coming, says the LORD, when this place will no longer be called Topheth or the valley of the son of Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter.  For I will upset the battle plans of Judah and Jerusalem and let invading armies slaughter them.  The enemy will leave the dead bodies as food for the vultures and wild animals.  I will wipe Jerusalem from the face of the earth, making it a monument to their stupidity.  All who pass by will be appalled and will gasp at the destruction they see there.  I will see to it that your enemies lay siege to the city until all the food is gone.  Then those trapped inside will have to eat their own sons and daughters and friends.  They will be driven to utter despair.’   (Jeremiah 19:6-9 NLT)

Let Children Starve So let their children starve!  Let the sword pour out their blood!  Let their wives become widows without any children!  Let their old men die in a plague, and let their young men be killed in battle!  Let screaming be heard from their homes as warriors come suddenly upon them.  For they have dug a pit for me, and they have hidden traps along my path.   (Jeremiah 18:21-22 NLT)

A Worthless RaceBut you, draw near, you sons of a sorceress, adulterous, wanton race!  Of whom do you make sport, at whom do you open wide your mouth, and put out your tongue?  Are you not a rebellious children, a worthless race;”   (Isaiah 57:3-4 NAB)

Young Widows are Bad News The younger widows should not be on the list [for financial support from the Church], because their physical desires will overpower their devotion to Christ and they will want to remarry.  Then they would be guilty of breaking their previous pledge.  Besides, they are likely to become lazy and spend their time gossiping from house to house, getting into other people’s business and saying things they shouldn’t.  So I advise these younger widows to marry again, have children, and take care of their own homes.  Then the enemy will not be able to say anything against them.  For I am afraid that some of them have already gone astray and now follow Satan.   (1 Timothy 5:11-15 NLT)

Men with Long Hair are a Disgrace Does not even nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a dishonor to him, but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her?  For her hair is given to her for a covering.   (1 Corinthians 11:14-15 NAS)(P.S.  Every painting of Jesus that I have seen has him with long hair.)

Don’t Think Trust in the LORD with all your heart, on your own intelligence rely not.   (Proverbs 3:5 NAB)

Eunuchs and Virgins are Special in Heaven Yes, blessed is she who, childless and undefiled, knew not transgression of the marriage bed; she shall bear fruit at the visitation of souls.  So also the eunuch whose hand wrought no misdeed, who held no wicked thoughts against the LORD- For he shall be given fidelity’s choice reward and a more gratifying heritage in the LORD’S temple.   (Wisdom 3:13-14 NAB)

Shit-faced Priests “Listen, you priests; this command is for you!  Listen to me and take it to heart.  Honor my name,” says the LORD Almighty, “or I will bring a terrible curse against you.  I will curse even the blessings you receive.  Indeed, I have already cursed them, because you have not taken my warning seriously.  I will rebuke your descendants and splatter your faces with the dung of your festival sacrifices, and I will add you to the dung heap.  Then at last you will know it was I who sent you this warning so that my covenant with the Levites may continue,” says the LORD Almighty.   (Malachi 2:1-4 NLT)

Lust is Adultery But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust in his eye has already committed adultery with her in his heart.  So if your eye – even if it is your good eye – causes you to lust, gouge it out and throw it away.  It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.  And if your hand – even if it is your stronger hand – causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away.  It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.   (Matthew 5:28-30 NLT)

Remarriage is AdulteryEveryone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and the one who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.   (Luke 16:18 NAB)

God kills 14,000 people for complaining that God keeps killing them.
In Numbers 16:41-49, the Israelites complain that God is killing too many of them. So, God sends a plague that kills 14,000 more of them.

A tribe slaughtered and their virgins raped for not showing up at roll call.
In Judges 21:1-23, a tribe of Israelites misses roll call, so the other Israelites kill them all except for the virgins, which they take for themselves. Still not happy, they hide in vineyards and pounce on dancing women from Shiloh to take them for themselves.

God helps Samson kill 30 men because he lost a bet.
In Judges 14:11-19, Samson loses a bet for 30 sets of clothes. The spirit of God comes upon him and he kills 30 men to steal their clothes and pay off the debt.

God demands you kill your wife and children for worshiping other gods.
In Deuteronomy 13:6-10, God commands that you must kill your wife, children, brother, and friend if they worship other gods.

God incinerates 51 men to make a point.
In 2 Kings 1:9-10, Elijah gets God to burn 51 men with fire from heaven to prove he is God.

God kills a man for not impregnating his brother’s widow.
In Genesis 38:9-10, God kills a man for refusing to impregnate his brother’s widow.

Poverty is EvilWealth is good when there is no sin; but poverty is evil by the standards of the proud.   (Sirach 13:23 NAB)

The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” (NIV, Genesis 2:18)

Slave women are worth less in terms of their monetary value then men.  Here’s a table of values as given by God in Leviticus 27:3-7.  $ = Shekels of silver

Ages 1 month – 5 years:  Male =  $5; Female = $3

Ages 5 years – 20 years:  Male = $20; Female = $10

Ages 20 years – 60 years:  Male = $50; Female = $30

Ages 60 and up:  Male = $15; Female = $10


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