‘destroy’ mentioned in Torah of the Old Testament (KJV)



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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV, the following verses were given in the context of “destroy”.

Gen 6:7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man,
and beast,
and the creeping thing,
and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.

Gen 6:13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them;
and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Gen 6:17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven;
and every thing that is in the earth shall die.

Gen 7:4 For yet seven days,
and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights;
and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.

Gen 7:23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man,
and cattle,
and the creeping things,
and the fowl of the heaven;
and they were destroyed from the earth:
and Noah only remained alive,
and they that were with him in the ark.

Gen 9:11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

Gen 9:15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh;
and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.

Gen 13:10 And Lot lifted up his eyes,
and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.

Gen 18:23 And Abraham drew near,
and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked?

Gen 18:24 Peradventure+ there be fifty righteous within the city:
wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?

Gen 18:28 Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous:
wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

Gen 18:31 And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord:
Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty’s sake.

Gen 18:32 And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry,
and I will speak yet but this once:
Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten’s sake.

Gen 19:13 For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD;
and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.

Gen 19:14 And Lot went out,
and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters,
and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.

Gen 19:29 And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham,
and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt.

Gen 34:30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites:
and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me,
and slay me;
and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Exo 8:9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me:
when shall I intreat for thee,
and for thy servants,
and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?

Exo 10:7 And Pharaoh’s servants said unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? let the men go, that they may serve the LORD their God:
knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed?

Exo 12:13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are:
and when I see the blood, I will pass over you,
and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.

Exo 12:23 For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians;
and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel,
and on the two side posts, the LORD will pass over the door,
and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.

Exo 15:9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

Exo 22:20 He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.

Exo 23:27 I will send my fear before thee,
and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come,
and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee.

Exo 34:13 But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images,
and cut down their groves:

Lev 23:30 And whatsoever soul it be that doeth any work in that same day, the same soul will I destroy from among his people.

Lev 26:22 I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children,
and destroy your cattle,
and make you few in number;+p
and your high ways shall be desolate.

Lev 26:30 And I will destroy your high places,
and cut down your images,
and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols,
and my soul shall abhor you.

Lev 26:44 And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly,
and to break my covenant with them:
for I am the LORD their God.

Num 21:2 And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD,
and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.

Num 21:3 And the LORD hearkened to the voice of Israel,
and delivered up the Canaanites;
and they utterly destroyed them and their cities:
and he called the name of the place Hormah.

Num 24:17 I shall see him, but not now:
I shall behold him, but not nigh:
there shall come a Star out of Jacob,
and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel,
and shall smite the corners of Moab,
and destroy all the children of Sheth.

Num 24:19 Out of Jacob shall come he that shall have dominion,
and shall destroy him that remaineth of the city.

Num 32:15 For if ye turn away from after him, he will yet again leave them in the wilderness;
and ye shall destroy all this people.

Num 33:52 Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you,
and destroy all their pictures,
and destroy all their molten images,
and quite pluck down all their high places:

Deu 1:27 And ye murmured in your tents,
and said, Because the LORD hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.

Deu 1:44 And the Amorites, which dwelt in that mountain, came out against you,
and chased you, as bees do,
and destroyed you in Seir, even unto Hormah.

Deu 2:12 The Horims also dwelt in Seir beforetime; but the children of Esau succeeded them, when they had destroyed them from before them,
and dwelt in their stead; as Israel did unto the land of his possession, which the LORD gave unto them.

Deu 2:15 For indeed the hand of the LORD was against them, to destroy them from among the host, until they were consumed.

Deu 2:21 A people great,
and many,
and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed them before them;
and they succeeded them,
and dwelt in their stead:

Deu 2:22 As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them;
and they succeeded them,
and dwelt in their stead even unto this day:

Deu 2:23 And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, which came forth out of Caphtor, destroyed them,
and dwelt in their stead.

Deu 2:34 And we took all his cities at that time,
and utterly destroyed the men,
and the women,
and the little ones, of every city, we left none to remain:

Deu 3:6 And we utterly destroyed them, as we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying the men, women,
and children, of every city.

Deu 4:3 Your eyes have seen what the LORD did because of Baalpeor:
for all the men that followed Baalpeor, the LORD thy God hath destroyed them from among you.

Deu 4:26 I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.

Deu 4:31 For the LORD thy God is a merciful God; he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

Deu 6:15 For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee,
and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.

Deu 7:2 And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite them,
and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them:

Deu 7:4 For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods:
so will the anger of the LORD be kindled against you,
and destroy thee suddenly.

Deu 7:5 But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars,
and break down their images,
and cut down their groves,
and burn their graven images with fire.

Deu 7:10 And repayeth them that hate him to their face, to destroy them:
he will not be slack to him that hateth him, he will repay him to his face.

Deu 7:20 Moreover the LORD thy God will send the hornet among them, until they that are left,
and hide themselves from thee, be destroyed.

Deu 7:23 But the LORD thy God shall deliver them unto thee,
and shall destroy them with a mighty destruction, until they be destroyed.

Deu 7:24 And he shall deliver their kings into thine hand,
and thou shalt destroy their name from under heaven:
there shall no man be able to stand before thee, until thou have destroyed them.

Deu 8:20 As the nations which the LORD destroyeth before your face, so shall ye perish; because ye would not be obedient unto the voice of the LORD your God.

Deu 9:3 Understand therefore this day, that the LORD thy God is he which goeth over before thee; as a consuming fire he shall destroy them,
and he shall bring them down before thy face:
so shalt thou drive them out,
and destroy them quickly, as the LORD hath said unto thee.

Deu 9:8 Also in Horeb ye provoked the LORD to wrath, so that the LORD was angry with you to have destroyed you.

Deu 9:14 Let me alone, that I may destroy them,
and blot out their name from under heaven:
and I will make of thee a nation mightier and greater than they.

Deu 9:19 For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also.

Deu 9:20 And the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him:
and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.

Deu 9:25 Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

Deu 9:26 I prayed therefore unto the LORD,
and said, O Lord GOD, destroy not thy people and thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed through thy greatness, which thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand.

Deu 10:10 And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time, forty days and forty nights;
and the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also,
and the LORD would not destroy thee.

Deu 11:4 And what he did unto the army of Egypt, unto their horses,
and to their chariots; how he made the water of the Red sea to overflow them as they pursued after you,
and how the LORD hath destroyed them unto this day;

Deu 12:2 Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains,
and upon the hills,
and under every green tree:

Deu 12:3 And ye shall overthrow their altars,
and break their pillars,
and burn their groves with fire;
and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods,
and destroy the names of them out of that place.

Deu 12:30 Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after that they be destroyed from before thee;
and that thou enquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.

Deu 13:15 Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly,
and all that is therein,
and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword.

Deu 20:17 But thou shalt utterly destroy them; namely, the Hittites,
and the Amorites, the Canaanites,
and the Perizzites, the Hivites,
and the Jebusites; as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee:

Deu 20:19 When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them:
for thou mayest eat of them,
and thou shalt not cut them down for the tree of the field is man’s life to employ them in the siege:

Deu 20:20 Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, thou shalt destroy and cut them down;
and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.

Deu 28:20 The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation,
and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed,
and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.

Deu 28:24 The LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust:
from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

Deu 28:45 Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee,
and shall pursue thee,
and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee:

Deu 28:48 Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger,
and in thirst,
and in nakedness,
and in want of all things:
and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

Deu 28:51 And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle,
and the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed:
which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee.

Deu 28:61 Also every sickness,
and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

Deu 28:63 And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD rejoiced over you to do you good,
and to multiply you; so the LORD will rejoice over you to destroy you,
and to bring you to nought;
and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it.

Deu 31:3 The LORD thy God, he will go over before thee,
and he will destroy these nations from before thee,
and thou shalt possess them:
and Joshua, he shall go over before thee, as the LORD hath said.

Deu 31:4 And the LORD shall do unto them as he did to Sihon and to Og, kings of the Amorites,
and unto the land of them, whom he destroyed.

Deu 32:25 The sword without,
and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

Deu 33:27 The eternal God is thy refuge,
and underneath are the everlasting arms:
and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee;
and shall say, Destroy them.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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