Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with thee.

Bible References

But thou

Deuteronomy 21:9
So you shall remove the guilt of innocent blood from your midst, when you do what is right in the eyes of the Lord.
Genesis 9:6
Whoever sheds man’s blood,
By man his blood shall be shed,
For in the image of God
He made man.
Leviticus 24:17
If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death.
Numbers 35:33
So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it.
2 Samuel 21:1
Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year; and David sought the presence of the Lord. And the Lord said, “It is for Saul and his bloody house, because he put the Gibeonites to death.”
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.

General references

Exodus 20:13
You shall not murder.
Exodus 21:12
He who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death.
Deuteronomy 19:10
So innocent blood will not be shed in the midst of your land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance, and bloodguiltiness be on you.
Deuteronomy 25:12
then you shall cut off her hand; you shall not show pity.