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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5331 hanging
5331 hanging

5331 hanging

Death by suspension from the neck or impaling on a pole, or the suspension of a body after execution by another means.

Suicide by hanging

2Sa 17:23; Mt 27:5

Execution by hanging or impaling

Ge 40:18-22 The crucifixion of Jesus Christ is described as hanging on a tree: Ac 5:30; Ac 10:39 Impalement: Ezr 6:11; Est 2:23 fn; Est 7:9-10; Est 9:12-13

Hanging after execution

Dt 21:22; Jos 8:29; Jos 10:26; 2Sa 4:12; 2Sa 21:9-10

Anyone hung on a tree was under God’s curse

Dt 21:23; Gal 3:13

See also

2530Christ, death of
5025killing
5067suicide
5281crucifixion
5322gallows
5359justice
5827curse
7346death penalty

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