A form of punishment in which the guilty party is expelled from a region and forbidden to return. An important example is the banishment of Adam and Eve from Eden as a result of their disobedience to God.
Banishment is a punishment for disobedience
Banishment by God
Adam and Eve were banished from Eden because of their disobedience Ge 3:22-24
God banished kings as a punishment Nebuchadnezzar was banished from every human being because of his sin: Da 4:25,32-33
Eze 28:16-17 The king of Tyre was banished from God’s presence because of his sin.
Kings used banishment as a punishmentSaul expelled all mediums and spiritists from the land: 1Sa 28:3,9
1Ki 15:12 Asa banished all the shrine-prostitutes from the land.
The psalmists recognised banishment as the severest of punishments
The church is to use banishment as a means of discipline
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