Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

That innocent blood be not shed in thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 19:13
You shall not pity him, but you shall purge the blood of the innocent from Israel, that it may go well with you.
Deuteronomy 21:8
Forgive Your people Israel whom You have redeemed, O Lord, and do not place the guilt of innocent blood in the midst of Your people Israel.’ And the bloodguiltiness shall be forgiven them.
1 Kings 2:31
The king said to him, “Do as he has spoken and fall upon him and bury him, that you may remove from me and from my father’s house the blood which Joab shed without cause.
2 Kings 21:16
Moreover, Manasseh shed very much innocent blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with which he made Judah sin, in doing evil in the sight of the Lord.
2 Kings 24:4
and also for the innocent blood which he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; and the Lord would not forgive.
Psalm 94:21
They band themselves together against the life of the righteous
And condemn the innocent to death.
Proverbs 6:17
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
And hands that shed innocent blood,
Isaiah 59:7
Their feet run to evil,
And they hasten to shed innocent blood;
Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity,
Devastation and destruction are in their highways.
Jeremiah 7:6
if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own ruin,
Joel 3:19
Egypt will become a waste,
And Edom will become a desolate wilderness,
Because of the violence done to the sons of Judah,
In whose land they have shed innocent blood.
Jonah 1:14
Then they called on the Lord and said, “We earnestly pray, O Lord, do not let us perish on account of this man’s life and do not put innocent blood on us; for You, O Lord, have done as You have pleased.”
Matthew 27:4
saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” But they said, “What is that to us? See to that yourself!”