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Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
Make a chain, for the land is full of bloody judgments, 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 perverseness, for they have said, The LORD has forsaken the earth, and the LORD does not see.
Now, thou son of man, wilt thou not judge, wilt thou not judge the city that spills innocent blood and cause her to know all her abominations?
For thus hath the Lord GOD said: Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is therein and whose scum is not gone out of it! For her pieces, because of her pieces let it be removed; let no lot fall upon it.
2 Kings 21:16
Moreover, Manasseh shed innocent blood very much until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another besides his sin with which he made Judah sin so that they would do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; likewise, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.
I have smitten your children in vain; they have received no correction; your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
if ye do not oppress the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed no innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt,
Mem For the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her,
By swearing and lying and murdering and stealing and committing adultery, they prevailed, and blood touches blood.
Who hate the good, and love the evil, who steal their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
The merciful man of the earth is missing: and there is no one upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt each man his brother with a net.
Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they do not leave a bone for tomorrow.
that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye murdered between the temple and the altar.