Capital Punishment See also Murder Punishment by death for a crime committed, especially associated with punishment for murder. Whoso sheds man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed, Gen. 9:6 (JST, Gen. 9:12–13). The murderer shall surely be put to death, Num. 35:16. Murderers who deliberately kill shall die, 2 Ne. 9:35. Thou art condemned to die according to the law, Alma 1:13–14. He that murdered was punished unto death, Alma 1:18. The law requires the life of him who has murdered, Alma 34:12. He that kills shall die, D&C 42:19.