Some people think the bible is a stuffy old book full of boring stories about Saints.

You might be surprised to learn how Gory some of the stories in the bible really are!

 

David kills 200 men and removes their foreskins

David Kills 200 men

“David and his men went out and killed two hundred Philistines. He brought their foreskins and presented the full number to the king so that he might become the king’s son-in-law.”

1 Samuel 18:27

 

Samson kills 1000 men with donkey’s jawbone

Samson kills 1000 men with donkey’s jawbone

“Then Samson said,”With a donkey’s jawbone I have made donkeys of them. With a donkey’s jawbone I have killed a thousand men.”

Judges 15:16

 

Josheb-Basshebeth kills 800 men with spear

Josheb-Basshebeth kills 800 men with spear

“Josheb-Basshebeth, a Tahkemonite, was chief of the Three; he raised his spear against eight hundred men, whom he killed in one encounter.”

2 Samuel 28:8

 

40,700 Aramaeans killed in battle

40700 Aramaeans killed in battle

“David killed seven hundred of their charioteers and forty thousand of their foot soldiers”

2 Samuel 10:18

 

Moses turns the river to blood in Egypt

Moses turns the river to blood in Egypt

“Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded. He raised his staff in the presence of Pharaoh and his officials and struck the water of the Nile, and all the water was changed into blood.”

Exodus 7:20

 

Seven kingdoms destroyed

Seven kingdoms massacred

“They took the city and put it to the sword, together with its king, its villages and everyone in it. They left no survivors. Just as at Eglon, they totally destroyed it and everyone in it.”

Joshua 10

 

Jesus crucified

Jesus graphically crucified

“So the soldiers took charge of Jesus. Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull. Here they crucified him, and with him two others—one on each side and Jesus in the middle.”

John 19

 

Stephen stoned

Stephen stoned

“They all rushed at him, dragged him out of the city and began to stone him”

Acts 7

 

Eternal suffering for unrepentant in Hell

Eternal Suffering for unrepentant in Hell

“If anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.”

Revelation 20v15

 

Armageddon

death and destruction

death and destruction

“The rest of them were killed with the sword that came out of the mouth of the rider on the horse, and all the birds gorged themselves on their flesh.”

Revelation 19

Special thanks to Brendan Powell Smith of BrickTestament.com for the gory images.

So the bible isn’t a boring old book!

Why not take time to read it – you might find yourself surprised.

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