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99 Bible Verses About Murder

Here are 99 Bible verses about murder from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Leviticus 24:17 KJV

And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.

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Exodus 20:13 KJV

Thou shalt not kill.

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Romans 12:19 KJV

Thou shalt not kill.

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1 John 3:12 KJV

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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Revelation 21:8 KJV

Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous.

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1 John 3:15 KJV

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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Genesis 9:6 KJV

Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him.

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Exodus 21:12 KJV

Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

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John 8:44 KJV

He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death.

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Deuteronomy 5:17 KJV

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

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Numbers 35:31 KJV

Thou shalt not kill.

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Revelation 21:4 KJV

Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

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Romans 14:8 KJV

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

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Romans 6:23 KJV

For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s.

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Matthew 10:28 KJV

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Psalms 116:15 KJV

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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Revelation 14:13 KJV

Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.

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Psalms 23:4 KJV

And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.

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John 3:16 KJV

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

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Matthew 5:4 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Ecclesiastes 12:7 KJV

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

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1 Corinthians 15:22 KJV

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

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Philippians 1:21 KJV

For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

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James 2:11 KJV

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

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Ezekiel 18:32 KJV

For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law.

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Job 24:14 KJV

For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.

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Psalms 34:18 KJV

The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

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Romans 8:18 KJV

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

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Luke 23:43 KJV

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

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John 14:27 KJV

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

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Romans 13:9 KJV

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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Exodus 23:7 KJV

For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Romans 13:4 KJV

Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

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Ecclesiastes 9:5 KJV

For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

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John 10:10 KJV

For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

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Psalms 55:22 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Genesis 4:8 KJV

Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

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Proverbs 28:17 KJV

And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

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Numbers 35:33 KJV

A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

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James 4:2 KJV

So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood it defileth the land: and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.

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Isaiah 25:8 KJV

Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

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Revelation 22:15 KJV

He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.

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Matthew 26:52 KJV

For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

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1 Thessalonians 4:14 KJV

Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.

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Matthew 18:14 KJV

For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

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Luke 23:46 KJV

Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.

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Genesis 2:7 KJV

And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.

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Revelation 12:11 KJV

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

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Matthew 16:25 KJV

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

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Psalms 73:26 KJV

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

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Ezekiel 18:20 KJV

My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

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Deuteronomy 27:25 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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2 Corinthians 5:8 KJV

Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

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1 Corinthians 15:21 KJV

We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.

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Matthew 15:19 KJV

For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

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1 Corinthians 15:55 KJV

For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

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Romans 8:28 KJV

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

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1 Corinthians 15:26 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Genesis 6:5 KJV

The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.

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Psalms 48:14 KJV

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

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Revelation 20:6 KJV

For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.

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John 14:15 KJV

Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

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Luke 20:36 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Romans 8:13 KJV

Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

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John 11:25 KJV

For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.

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Deuteronomy 19:5 KJV

Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

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Job 14:14 KJV

As when a man goeth into the wood with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live:

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Hebrews 9:27 KJV

If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.

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1 Corinthians 15:51 KJV

And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:

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Exodus 21:20 KJV

Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

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John 16:22 KJV

And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.

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Jeremiah 7:9 KJV

And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

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Numbers 35:30 KJV

Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not;

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Exodus 21:13 KJV

Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses: but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.

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1 Timothy 1:9 KJV

And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

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Acts 2:23 KJV

Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

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Proverbs 29:10 KJV

Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:

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2 Kings 12:20 KJV

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

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Numbers 35:11 KJV

And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of Millo, which goeth down to Silla.

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Matthew 19:18 KJV

Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares.

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2 Samuel 3:27 KJV

He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,

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Luke 10:30 KJV

And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

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Deuteronomy 19:4 KJV

And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.

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1 Kings 2:25 KJV

And this is the case of the slayer, which shall flee thither, that he may live: Whoso killeth his neighbour ignorantly, whom he hated not in time past;

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Judges 3:21 KJV

And king Solomon sent by the hand of Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he fell upon him that he died.

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2 Chronicles 21:4 KJV

And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right thigh, and thrust it into his belly:

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Hebrews 10:28 KJV

Now when Jehoram was risen up to the kingdom of his father, he strengthened himself, and slew all his brethren with the sword, and divers also of the princes of Israel.

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Matthew 24:9 KJV

He that despised Moses’ law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:

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2 Samuel 20:9-10 KJV

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.

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Matthew 5:21 KJV

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him. But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab’s hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth rib, and shed out his bowels to the ground, and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.

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2 Samuel 13:28-29 KJV

Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:

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Deuteronomy 19:15 KJV

Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon’s heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous and be valiant. And the servants of Absalom did unto Amnon as Absalom had commanded. Then all the king’s sons arose, and every man gat him up upon his mule, and fled.

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Mark 3:6 KJV

One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.

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Joshua 21:13 KJV

And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.

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Luke 18:20 KJV

Thus they gave to the children of Aaron the priest Hebron with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Libnah with her suburbs,

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Mark 10:19 KJV

Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.

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2 Kings 9:14 KJV

So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. (Now Joram had kept Ramoth-gilead, he and all Israel, because of Hazael king of Syria.

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2 Chronicles 21:13 KJV

But hast walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and hast made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to go a whoring, like to the whoredoms of the house of Ahab, and also hast slain thy brethren of thy father’s house, which were better than thyself:

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Deuteronomy 17:6 KJV

At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death.

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2 Timothy 4:6 KJV

For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

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2 Kings 19:36-37 KJV

So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh. And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote him with the sword: and they escaped into the land of Armenia. And Esar-haddon his son reigned in his stead.

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