The witnesses 1 must be first to begin the execution, and then all the people 2 are to join in afterward. In this way you will purge evil from among you.
If a man is caught having sexual relations with 1 a married woman 2 both the man who had relations with the woman and the woman herself must die; in this way you will purge 3 evil from Israel.
Sprinkle me 1 with water 2 and I will be pure; 3 wash me 4 and I will be whiter than snow. 5
I will eliminate from among you the rebels and those who revolt 1 against me. I will bring them out from the land where they have been residing, but they will not come to the land of Israel. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
You must not pity him, but purge out the blood of the innocent 1 from Israel, so that it may go well with you.
The person who pays no attention 1 to the priest currently serving the Lord your God there, or to the verdict – that person must die, so that you may purge evil from Israel.
you must do to him what he had intended to do to the accused. In this way you will purge 1 evil from among you.
In this manner you will purge out the guilt of innocent blood from among you, for you must do what is right before 1 the Lord.
Then all the men of his city must stone him to death. In this way you will purge out 1 wickedness from among you, and all Israel 2 will hear about it and be afraid.
I will attack you; 1 I will purify your metal with flux. 2 I will remove all your slag. 3
At that time 1 the sovereign master 2 will wash the excrement 3 from Zion’s women, he will rinse the bloodstains from Jerusalem’s midst, 4 as he comes to judge and to bring devastation. 5
He burned the bones of the pagan priests 1 on their altars; he purified Judah and Jerusalem.
Beatings and wounds cleanse away 1 evil, and floggings cleanse 2 the innermost being. 3
If a man is found kidnapping a person from among his fellow Israelites, 1 and regards him as mere property 2 and sells him, that kidnapper 3 must die. In this way you will purge 4 evil from among you.
In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his ancestor 1 David. In his twelfth year he began ridding 2 Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, Asherah poles, idols, and images.
Now, hand over the good-for-nothings 1 in Gibeah so we can execute them and purge Israel of wickedness.” 2 But the Benjaminites refused to listen to their Israelite brothers.
In the eighteenth year of his reign, he continued his policy of purifying the land and the temple. 1 He sent Shaphan son of Azaliah, Maaseiah the city official, and Joah son of Joahaz the secretary to repair the temple of the Lord his God.
the men of her city must bring the young woman to the door of her father’s house and stone her to death, for she has done a disgraceful thing 1 in Israel by behaving like a prostitute while living in her father’s house. In this way you will purge 2 evil from among you.
you must bring the two of them to the gate of that city and stone them to death, the young woman because she did not cry out though in the city and the man because he violated 1 his neighbor’s fiancée; 2 in this way you will purge 3 evil from among you.
Our record of sins overwhelms me, 1 but you forgive 2 our acts of rebellion.