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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 said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of wrestling of judgment : for they say, Jehovah hath forsaken the land, and Jehovah seeth not.
And thou, son of man, wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge the bloody city? then cause her to know all her abominations.
Wherefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the bloody city, to the caldron whose rust is therein, and whose rust is not gone out of it! take out of it piece after piece; No lot is fallen upon it.
2 Kings 21:16
Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, in doing that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah.
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you; yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
if ye oppress not the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your own hurt:
It is because of the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, That have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.
There is nought but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery; they break out, and blood toucheth 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 godly man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.
Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave nothing till the morrow.
that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth, from the blood of Abel the righteous unto the blood of Zachariah son of Barachiah, whom ye slew between the sanctuary and the altar.