So David and his men went to Keilah and fought the Philistines. He took away their cattle and thoroughly defeated them. 1 David delivered the inhabitants of Keilah.
When they received the letter, they seized the king’s sons and executed all seventy of them. 1 They put their heads in baskets and sent them to him in Jezreel.
On the same day they slaughtered their sons for their idols, they came to my sanctuary to desecrate it. This is what they have done in the middle of my house.
On the other hand, you may slaughter and eat meat as you please when the Lord your God blesses you 1 in all your villages. 2 Both the ritually pure and impure may eat it, whether it is a gazelle or an ibex.
“And you, son of man, prophesy, and clap your hands together. Let the sword strike twice, even three times! It is a sword for slaughter, a sword for the great slaughter surrounding them.
When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the servant who was over his household, “Bring the men to the house. Slaughter an animal and prepare it, for the men will eat with me at noon.”
Then the one presenting the offering 1 must slaughter the bull 2 before the Lord, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, must present the blood and splash 3 the blood against the sides of the altar which is at the entrance of the Meeting Tent.
He must lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance of the Meeting Tent, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, must splash the blood against the altar’s sides. 1
The messenger replied, “Israel has fled from 1 the Philistines! The army has suffered a great defeat! Your two sons, Hophni and Phineas, are dead! The ark of God has been captured!”
But the Lord 1 struck down some of the people of Beth Shemesh because they had looked into the ark of the Lord; he struck down 50,070 2 of the men. The people grieved because the Lord had struck the people with a hard blow.
Then the priests slaughtered them. They offered their blood as a sin offering on the altar to make atonement for all Israel, because the king had decreed 1 that the burnt sacrifice and sin offering were for all Israel.
Those who buy them 1 slaughter them and are not held guilty; those who sell them say, ‘Blessed be the Lord, for I am rich.’ Their own shepherds have no compassion for them.
and he slaughtered it. 1 Moses then took the blood and put it all around on the horns of the altar with his finger and decontaminated the altar, 2 and he poured out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar and so consecrated it to make atonement on it. 3
Then he is to slaughter the male lamb of the guilt offering, and the priest is to take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the right earlobe of the one being cleansed, 1 on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe 2 of his right foot.
If the place he 1 chooses to locate his name is too far for you, you may slaughter any of your herd and flock he 2 has given you just as I have stipulated; you may eat them in your villages 3 just as you wish.
Then Abraham reached out his hand, took the knife, and prepared to slaughter 1 his son.