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Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
Make the chain, for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.
Then he said to me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness. For they say, LORD has forsaken the land, and LORD does not see.
And thou, son of man, will thou judge, will thou judge the bloody city? Then cause her to know all her abominations.
Therefore thus says lord LORD: Woe to the bloody city, to the caldron whose rust is therein, and whose rust has not gone out of it! Take out of it piece after piece. No lot has fallen upon it.
2 Kings 21:16
Moreover Manasseh shed very much innocent blood till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another, besides his sin with which he made Judah to sin in doing that which was evil in the sight of LORD.
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.
In vain I have smitten your sons. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a destroying lion.
if ye do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own hurt,
[It is] because of the sins of her prophets, [and] the iniquities of her priests, who have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.
There is nothing but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery. They break out, and blood touches blood.
Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones,
The devout man has perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lay in wait for blood. They hunt every man his brother with a net.
Her rulers in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing till the morrow.
so that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zachariah son of Barachiah, whom ye murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.