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Pilate's Suicide.
... Book II. Chapter VII."Pilate's Suicide. ... According to another tradition he committed
suicide upon the mountain near Lake Lucerne, which bears his name. ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter vii pilates suicide.htm

That Suicide Can Never be Prompted by Magnanimity.
... The City of God.Book I. Chapter 22."That Suicide Can Never Be Prompted
by Magnanimity. But they who have laid violent hands on ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 22 that suicide can never.htm

Of Suicide Committed through Fear of Punishment or Dishonor.
... The City of God.Book I. Chapter 17."Of Suicide Committed Through Fear
of Punishment or Dishonor. And consequently, even if some ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 17 of suicide committed through.htm

The Suicide of Thought
... III. THE SUICIDE OF THOUGHT. THE phrases of the street are not only forcible
but subtle: for a figure of speech can often get into ...
// the suicide of thought.htm

Remorse and Suicide of Judas.
... Last Week of Our Lord's Ministry, the Fourth Passover, the Crucifixion. CXXXII.
Remorse and Suicide of Judas. (in the Temple and Outside the Wall of Jerusalem. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/cxxxii remorse and suicide of.htm

That Christians have no Authority for Committing Suicide in any ...
... The City of God.Book I. Chapter 20."That Christians Have No Authority
for Committing Suicide in Any Circumstances Whatever. It ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 20 that christians have no.htm

The Personal History of Callistus; his Occupation as a Banker ...
... Chapter VII."The Personal History of Callistus; His Occupation as a Banker; Fraud
on Carpophorus; Callistus Absconds; Attempted Suicide; Condemned to the ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter vii the personal history of.htm

Whether it is Lawful to Kill Oneself?
... Therefore suicide is not unlawful. ... Wherefore suicide is contrary to the inclination
of nature, and to charity whereby every man should love himself. ...
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That in that virtue in which Regulus Excels Cato, Christians are ...
... of whom it is recorded in our authoritative and trustworthy books that they bore
captivity and the oppression of their enemies rather than commit suicide. ...
/.../ of god/chapter 24 that in that virtue.htm

Many Others, Both Men and Women, who Suffered in Various Ways.
... We have a great many instances given of this kind of treatment, and in many cases,
as in the present, suicide relieved the victims of the proposed indignity. ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xii many others both men.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of taking one's own life voluntary and intentionally; self-murder; specifically (Law), the felonious killing of one's self; the deliberate and intentional destruction of one's own life by a person of years of discretion and of sound mind.

2. (adv.) One guilty of self-murder; a felo-de-se.

3. (adv.) Ruin of one's own interests.

Topical Bible Verses
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of God, and you are not your own?

1 Corinthians 3:16-17
Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

John 10:10
The thief comes not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Psalm 34:17-20
The righteous cry, and the LORD hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.

Exodus 20:13
You shall not kill.

2 Samuel 17:23
And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and got him home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the sepulcher of his father.

1 Samuel 31:4
Then said Saul to his armor bearer, Draw your sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armor bearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took a sword, and fell on it.

Matthew 27:3-5
Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

1 Samuel 31:5
And when his armor bearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise on his sword, and died with him.

... 2. (adv.) One guilty of self-murder; a felo-de-se. 3. (adv.) Ruin of one's own
interests. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SUICIDE. su'-i-sid. See CRIMES. ...
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... In order to escape falling into the hands of Nicanor's soldiers he committed suicide
with the greatest determination in a rather revolting manner (2 Maccabees ...
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Murder (41 Occurrences)
... the law is clear with reference to all these eases (Exodus 21:15, 17 1 Timothy
1:9 Matthew 15:4). No punishment is mentioned for attempted suicide (compare 1 ...
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Suggestions (9 Occurrences)

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Suit (15 Occurrences)

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... Nero gave out that she died by suicide (Suetonius xxxiv; Tacitus, Annals
cxli-cxlviii). ... Here he prepared for suicide, but with great cowardice. ...
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Pontius (4 Occurrences)
... 36 the governor of Syria brought serious accusations against Pilate, and he was
banished to Vienne in Gaul, where, according to tradition, he committed suicide...
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Pilate (60 Occurrences)
... 36 the governor of Syria brought serious accusations against Pilate, and he was
banished to Vienne in Gaul, where, according to tradition, he committed suicide...
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Herod (45 Occurrences)
... The latter was governor of the city, and foreseeing his fate, he committed suicide
by dashing out his brains against the walls of his prison. ...
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Knife (10 Occurrences)
... Herod used a knife for paring apples, and attempted suicide with the instrument
(Josephus, Ant, XVII, vii, 1; BJ, I, xxxiii, 7). Edward Bagby Pollard. ...
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Suicide of the Philippian Jailer

Suicide: Ahithophel

Suicide: General Scriptures Concerning

Suicide: Judas

Suicide: Samson

Suicide: Saul and his Armor-Bearer

Suicide: Temptation To, of Jesus

Suicide: Zimri

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