Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Whoever sheds human blood, by other humans must his blood be shed; for in God's image God has made humankind."
"Whoever strikes someone so that he dies must surely be put to death.
"You must not pollute the land where you live, for blood defiles the land, and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed there, except by the blood of the person who shed it.
If a homicide victim should be found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you, and no one knows who killed him,
When Pilate saw that he could do nothing, but that instead a riot was starting, he took some water, washed his hands before the crowd and said, "I am innocent of this man's blood. You take care of it yourselves!"