Genesis 9:6 ESV

Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.

Did the coming of Christ end capital punishment as set forth in Gen. 9:6?
Genesis 9:6 deals with the sin of homicide (which, in a sense, is always fratricide, v. 5) and demands a punishment that matches the crime. The justification for capital punishment established here is the nobility of human life, which is in the image of God. Thus murder shows con...
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The Sixth Commandment - "Thou Shalt Not Kill" - Guidelines Devotional
Speaker: Dr. Harold J. Sala | Series: Guidelines For Living | Thou shalt not kill. Exodus 20:13, KJV I dont believe in war. It costs a lot of money, and it can be hard on your health. Besides being immoral, the Bible says that we shouldnt kill! How would you answer that? More tha...

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