“Whoever sheds human blood,
    by humans shall their blood be shed;(A)
for in the image of God(B)
    has God made mankind.

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17 “‘Anyone who takes the life of a human being is to be put to death.(A)

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    a time to kill(A) and a time to heal,
    a time to tear down and a time to build,

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15 Then Johanan(A) son of Kareah said privately to Gedaliah in Mizpah, “Let me go and kill(B) Ishmael son of Nethaniah, and no one will know it. Why should he take your life and cause all the Jews who are gathered around you to be scattered(C) and the remnant(D) of Judah to perish?”

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Ishmael also killed all the men of Judah who were with Gedaliah at Mizpah, as well as the Babylonian[a] soldiers who were there.

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  1. Jeremiah 41:3 Or Chaldean
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Murder(A)

21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder,[a](B) and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry(C) with a brother or sister[b][c] will be subject to judgment.(D) Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’[d] is answerable to the court.(E) And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.(F)

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  1. Matthew 5:21 Exodus 20:13
  2. Matthew 5:22 The Greek word for brother or sister (adelphos) refers here to a fellow disciple, whether man or woman; also in verse 23.
  3. Matthew 5:22 Some manuscripts brother or sister without cause
  4. Matthew 5:22 An Aramaic term of contempt
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19 honor your father and mother,’[a](A) and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.’[b](B)

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  1. Matthew 19:19 Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20
  2. Matthew 19:19 Lev. 19:18
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19 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, you shall not defraud, honor your father and mother.’[a](A)

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  1. Mark 10:19 Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20
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20 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.’[a](A)

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  1. Luke 18:20 Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20
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The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,”[a](A) and whatever other command there may be, are summed up(B) in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[b](C)

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  1. Romans 13:9 Exodus 20:13-15,17; Deut. 5:17-19,21
  2. Romans 13:9 Lev. 19:18
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11 For he who said, “You shall not commit adultery,”[a](A) also said, “You shall not murder.”[b](B) If you do not commit adultery but do commit murder, you have become a lawbreaker.

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  1. James 2:11 Exodus 20:14; Deut. 5:18
  2. James 2:11 Exodus 20:13; Deut. 5:17
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