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And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mighty men.

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Be it far

2 Samuel 20:20
Then answered Joab and said, - Far be it! far be it from me! I will neither swallow up nor lay waste.
Genesis 44:17
And he said, Far be it from me to do this thing! The man in whose hand the cup hath been found, he, shall be my servant, but as for you, go ye up in peace unto your father.
1 Samuel 2:30
Hence, the oracle of Yahweh God of Israel, I, said, that, thy house, and the house of thy father, should go to and fro in my presence, unto times age-abiding: But, now, (is the oracle of Yahweh) - Be it far from me! For, them who honour me, will I honour, but, they who despise me, shall be lightly esteemed.
1 Samuel 26:11
Far be it from me, of Yahweh, that I should thrust forth my hand against the anointed of Yahweh! Now, therefore, take, I pray thee, the spear that is at his head, and the cruse of water, and let us go our way.
1 Kings 21:3
And Naboth said unto Ahab, - Far be it from me, of Yahweh! that I should give up the inheritance of my fathers, unto thee!
1 Chronicles 11:19
and said - Far be it from me, of my God, that I should do this! The blood of these men, shall I drink, with their lives? For, with their lives, have they brought it! So he would not drink it. These things, did the three heroes.

The blood

Genesis 9:4
Yet flesh with the life thereof, the bleed thereof, shall ye not eat;
Leviticus 17:10
And, what man soever, there may be of the house of Israel, or of the sojourners that sojourn in their midst, that partaketh of any manner of blood, then will I set my face against the person that partaketh of the blood, and will cut him off from the midst of his people.
Psalm 72:14
From extortion, and, violence, he Redeemeth their life, And precious is their flood in his sight.
Matthew 26:28
For, this, is my blood of the covenant, which, for many, is to be poured out, for remission of sins.
Mark 14:24
And he said unto them - This, is, my blood of the covenant, that is to be poured out in behalf of many.
John 6:52
The Jews, therefore, began to strive one with another, saying - How can this one, unto us, give his flesh to eat?


Judges 5:18
Zebulun - a people that scorned their souls unto death; and, Naphtali, - upon the heights of the field.
1 Corinthians 15:30
Why also are, we, running into peril every hour?

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Lamentations 5:9
At the risk of our life, do we bring in our bread, because of the sword of the desert.