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Drunk With Blood:
God's killings in the Bible

By Steve Wells

Skeptic's Annotated Bible / Quran / Book of Mormon




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New Testament: Language

    Matthew

  1. While insulting the Pharisees and Sadducees, John the Baptist calls an entire generation a "generation of vipers." 3:7

  2. Jesus often called people names. One of his favorites was to call his adversaries a "generation of vipers." 12:34

  3. The ever-so-kind Jesus calls the Pharisees "hypocrites, wicked, and adulterous." Why? For asking for some evidence that Jesus is who he claims to be. 16:3-4

  4. When Peter expressed his dismay when Jesus announced his coming death, Jesus said to him "Get thee behind me, Satan" -- a fine way to address his holiness, the first pope! 16:23

  5. Jesus speaks harshly of his disciples when they fail to cast out the devil, saying "O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you?" 17:17

  6. Jesus calls his critics fools, hypocrites, serpents, vipers, killers of the prophets, and just about every other name he can think of. 23:13-37

    Mark

  7. Jesus initially refuses to cast out a devil from a Syrophoenician (non-Jewish) woman's daughter, calling the woman a "dog". After much pleading, he finally agrees to cast out the devil. 7:27

  8. "Get thee behind me, Satan." When Peter expressed his dismay about Jesus' coming death, Jesus said to him "Get thee behind me, Satan" -- a fine way to address his holiness, the first pope! 8:33

  9. "This adulterous and sinful generation"
    Jesus accuses an entire generation (his contemporaries) of sinfulness and adultery. 8:38

  10. Jesus gets mad at his disciples for failing to cast out a devil and says, "O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? 9:19

    Luke

  11. John the Baptist calls all of his contemporaries "a generation of vipers." 3:7

  12. "O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and suffer you?" 9:41

  13. Jesus calls his critics fools, thus making himself, by his own standards (Mt 5:22), worthy of "hell fire." 11:40

  14. Jesus calls the people hypocrites because they cannot "discern this time." 12:56

  15. The man (whoever he was) who talked with the two unnamed apostles on the way to Emmaus calls them "fools," thereby making himself a candidate for "hell fire." (Mt 5:22) 24:25

    John

  16. Jesus calls his opponents (the Jews) the sons of the devil. 8:44

  17. "All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers."
    Everyone that ever lived before Jesus was a thief and a robber. 10:8

    Acts

  18. "Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears.... Ye have been now the betrayers and murderers." 7:51

  19. "Thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness" 13:10

  20. "And when they [the Jews of Corinth] opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he [Paul] shook his raiment, and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads." (Have a nice day?) 18:6

  21. Paul has kind words for everyone. Here he says to the high priest, "God will smite thee, thou whited wall." 23:3

    Romans

  22. Paul calls people fools, thus making himself worthy of "hell fire." (Mt 5:22) 1:22

  23. I'm not sure who Paul is talking about here, but they're all a bunch of proud, wicked, malicious, deceitful murderers, backbiters, and God-haters. 1:28-31

    1 Corinthians

  24. Paul asks if he should "take the members of Christ, and make them members of an harlot?" He further asks, "Know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body?" 6:15-16

  25. Paul calls people fools, thereby making himself eligible for "hell fire" (according to the words of Jesus in Mt 5:22). 15:36

    2 Corinthians

    Galatians

  26. If anyone dares to disagree with Paul on religious matters, "let him be accursed." 1:8-9

  27. Paul calls the Galatians "foolish" and thus makes himself worthy of hell fire. (Mt 5:22) 3:1

  28. "I would they were even cut off which trouble you." Gosh, that doesn't sound very nice. But I wonder what Paul meant by "cut off". The New Revised Standard Version translates this verse as: "I wish those who unsettle you would castrate themselves!" 5:12

    Ephesians

    Philippians

  29. "Beware of dogs ... beware of the concision." I'm not sure who Paul is calling "dogs" here, but it's probably the Jews -- those of "the circumcision," as opposed to Christians, who are of the "true circumcision." 3:2

    Colossians

    1 Thessalonians

  30. Paul accuses "the Jews" of killing Jesus, persecuting the prophets, displeasing God, and being "contrary to all men." He concludes that the wrath of God will "come upon them to the uttermost. 2:15-16

    2 Thessalonians

    1 Timothy

  31. Young widows are always idle tattlers -- "busybodies, spreading things which they ought not." He adds that "some are already turned aside after Satan." 5:11-13

    2 Timothy

    Titus

  32. The people of Crete are "always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies." 1:12

    Philemon

    Hebrews

  33. Those who disobeyed the Old Testament law were killed without mercy. It will be much worse for those who displease Jesus. 10:28-29

    James

  34. James calls his readers a bunch of "adulterers and adulteresses." 4:4

    1 Peter

    2 Peter

  35. Those who lose their faith are like dogs that eat their own vomit. 2:22

    1 John

  36. Whoever denies "that Jesus is the Christ" is a liar and an antichrist. If so, then there are about five billion antichrists now living. 2:22

    2 John

    3 John

  37. The author says he "will remember his [Diotrephes] deeds ... pratting against us with malicious words." 10

    Jude

  38. These filthy dreamers defile the flesh. 8

  39. "These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts." 16

    Revelation

  40. False Jews are members of "the synagogue of Satan." 2:9

  41. Jezebel (whom God had thrown off a wall, trampled by horses, and eaten by dogs (2 Kg 9:33-37) is further reviled by John, saying "that woman Jezebel" taught and seduced God's "servants to commit fornication." 2:20

  42. Jesus will "cast her [Jezebel] into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her." 2:22

  43. God will make "the synagogue of Satan" [the Jews] "come and worship before thy feet." (Whose feet? Well, the feet of Christians, of course!) 3:9

  44. Drinking the wine of fornication. 14:8

  45. The great whore has "committed fornication" with all the kings on earth. Everyone else is "drunk with the wine of her fornication." She sits on a scarlet colored beast with the usual 7 heads and 10 horns. She carries a cup full of the "filthiness of her abominations" and has a big sign on her forehead saying: "Mystery, Babylon the Great, the Mother of Harlots and Abominations of the Earth." You'll know her when you see her. 17:1-5

  46. "And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs." 17:6

  47. "All nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her." 18:3

  48. God will send plagues, death, and famine on Babylon, and the kings "who have committed fornication with her" will be sad to see her burn. 18:8-9

  49. The "great whore" corrupted the earth with her fornication. 19:2

  50. "Come ... unto the supper of the great God." An angel calls all the fowls to feast upon the flesh of dead horses and human bodies, "both free and bond, both small and great." 19:17-18

  51. I'm not sure who the "dogs" are in this verse. (Some say they are homosexuals.) But whoever they are, John  condemns them all to hell. 22:15

    2 Corinthians

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    Galatians

  52. If anyone dares to disagree with Paul on religious matters, "let him be accursed." 1:8-9

  53. Paul calls the Galatians "foolish" and thus makes himself worthy of hell fire. (Mt.5:22) 3:1

  54. "I would they were even cut off which trouble you." Gosh, that doesn't sound very nice. But I wonder what Paul meant by "cut off". The New Revised Standard Version translates this verse as: "I wish those who unsettle you would castrate themselves!" 5:12 [../tapitcode.html]

    Ephesians

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    Philippians

  55. "Beware of dogs ... beware of the concision." I'm not sure who Paul is calling "dogs" here, but it's probably the Jews -- those of "the circumcision," as opposed to Christians, who are of the "true circumcision." 3:2 3:2 [../tapitcode.html]

    Colossians

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    1 Thessalonians

  56. Paul accuses "the Jews" of killing Jesus, persecuting the prophets, displeasing God, and being "contrary to all men." He concludes that the wrath of God will "come upon them to the uttermost. 2:15-16 [../tapitcode.html]

    2 Thessalonians

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    1 Timothy

  57. Young widows are always idle tattlers -- "busybodies, spreading things which they ought not." He adds that "some are already turned aside after Satan." 5:11-13 [../tapitcode.html]

    2 Timothy

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    Titus

  58. The people of Crete are "always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies." 1:12 [../tapitcode.html]

    Philemon

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    Hebrews

  59. God always hurts the ones he loves. And if God doesn't hurt you, you are a bastard, not a son. 12:6-8 [../tapitcode.html]

    James

  60. James calls his readers a bunch of "adulterers and adulteresses." 4:4 [../tapitcode.html]

    1 Peter

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    2 Peter

  61. Those who lose their faith are like dogs that eat their own vomit. 2:22 [../tapitcode.html]

    1 John

  62. Whoever denies "that Jesus is the Christ" is a liar and an antichrist. 2:22 [../tapitcode.html]

    2 John

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    3 John

  63. "I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words." 1:10 [../tapitcode.html]

    Jude

  64. These filthy dreamers defile the flesh. 8

  65. "These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts." 16 [../tapitcode.html]

    Revelation

  66. False Jews are members of "the synagogue of Satan." 2:9

  67. "That woman Jezebel ... to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication." 2:20

  68. Jesus will "cast her [Jezebel] into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her." 2:22

  69. God will make "the synagogue of Satan" [the Jews] "come and worship before thy feet." (Whose feet? Well, the feet of Christians, of course!) 3:9

  70. Drinking the wine of fornication. 14:8

  71. The great whore has "committed fornication" with all the kings on earth. Everyone else is "drunk with the wine of her fornication." She sits on a scarlet colored beast with the usual 7 heads and 10 horns. She carries a cup full of the "filthiness of her abominations" and has a big sign on her forehead saying: "Mystery, Babylon the Great, the Mother of Harlots and Abominations of the Earth." You'll know her when you see her. 17:1-5

  72. "And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs." 17:6

  73. "All nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her." 18:3

  74. God will send plagues, death, and famine on Babylon, and the kings "who have committed fornication with her" will be sad to see her burn. 18:8-9

  75. The "great whore" corrupted the earth with her fornication. 19:2

  76. "Come ... unto the supper of the great God." An angel calls all the fowls to feast upon the flesh of dead horses and human bodies, "both free and bond, both small and great." 19:17-18

  77. I'm not sure who the "dogs" are in this verse. (Some say they are homosexuals.) But whoever they are, John  condemns them all to hell. 22:15 [../tapitcode.html] [../tapitcode.html]

    2 Corinthians

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    Galatians

  78. If anyone dares to disagree with Paul on religious matters, "let him be accursed." 1:8-9

  79. Paul calls the Galatians "foolish" and thus makes himself worthy of hell fire. (Mt.5:22) 3:1

  80. "I would they were even cut off which trouble you." Gosh, that doesn't sound very nice. But I wonder what Paul meant by "cut off". The New Revised Standard Version translates this verse as: "I wish those who unsettle you would castrate themselves!" 5:12 [../tapitcode.html]

    Ephesians

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    Philippians

  81. "Beware of dogs ... beware of the concision." I'm not sure who Paul is calling "dogs" here, but it's probably the Jews -- those of "the circumcision," as opposed to Christians, who are of the "true circumcision." 3:2 3:2 [../tapitcode.html]

    Colossians

    [../tapitcode.html]

    1 Thessalonians

  82. Paul accuses "the Jews" of killing Jesus, persecuting the prophets, displeasing God, and being "contrary to all men." He concludes that the wrath of God will "come upon them to the uttermost. 2:15-16 [../tapitcode.html]

    2 Thessalonians

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    1 Timothy

  83. Young widows are always idle tattlers -- "busybodies, spreading things which they ought not." He adds that "some are already turned aside after Satan." 5:11-13 [../tapitcode.html]

    2 Timothy

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    Titus

  84. The people of Crete are "always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies." 1:12 [../tapitcode.html]

    Philemon

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    Hebrews

  85. God always hurts the ones he loves. And if God doesn't hurt you, you are a bastard, not a son. 12:6-8 [../tapitcode.html]

    James

  86. James calls his readers a bunch of "adulterers and adulteresses." 4:4 [../tapitcode.html]

    1 Peter

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    2 Peter

  87. Those who lose their faith are like dogs that eat their own vomit. 2:22 [../tapitcode.html]

    1 John

  88. Whoever denies "that Jesus is the Christ" is a liar and an antichrist. 2:22 [../tapitcode.html]

    2 John

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    3 John

  89. "I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words." 1:10 [../tapitcode.html]

    Jude

  90. These filthy dreamers defile the flesh. 8

  91. "These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts." 16 [../tapitcode.html]

    Revelation

  92. False Jews are members of "the synagogue of Satan." 2:9

  93. "That woman Jezebel ... to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication." 2:20

  94. Jesus will "cast her [Jezebel] into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her." 2:22

  95. God will make "the synagogue of Satan" [the Jews] "come and worship before thy feet." (Whose feet? Well, the feet of Christians, of course!) 3:9

  96. Drinking the wine of fornication. 14:8

  97. The great whore has "committed fornication" with all the kings on earth. Everyone else is "drunk with the wine of her fornication." She sits on a scarlet colored beast with the usual 7 heads and 10 horns. She carries a cup full of the "filthiness of her abominations" and has a big sign on her forehead saying: "Mystery, Babylon the Great, the Mother of Harlots and Abominations of the Earth." You'll know her when you see her. 17:1-5

  98. "And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs." 17:6

  99. "All nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her." 18:3

  100. God will send plagues, death, and famine on Babylon, and the kings "who have committed fornication with her" will be sad to see her burn. 18:8-9

  101. The "great whore" corrupted the earth with her fornication. 19:2

  102. "Come ... unto the supper of the great God." An angel calls all the fowls to feast upon the flesh of dead horses and human bodies, "both free and bond, both small and great." 19:17-18

  103. I'm not sure who the "dogs" are in this verse. (Some say they are homosexuals.) But whoever they are, John  condemns them all to hell. 22:15 [../tapitcode.html] [../tapitcode.html]