Death Penalty
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Death Penalty
Death Penalty (Acts 28:18; cf. OT, e.g., Lev. 20:9ff; 24:16ff; Dt. 21:22). See Punishments.
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Penalty of the Broken Law
Penalty of the Broken LawAll the just consequences of sin. The Scripture denominates these under one word, “death” (Gen. 2:17). This includes natural, physical death (Ecc. 12:7), moral and spiritual death (Matt. 8:22; Eph. 2:1; 1 Tim. 5:6), and eternal death, the second death (Rev. 20:6–14).A. A. Hodge
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