Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.
"Whoever strikes someone so that he dies must surely be put to death.
"If a thief is caught breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be no blood guilt for him.
but has not brought it to the entrance of the Meeting Tent to present it as an offering to the Lord before the tabernacle of the Lord. He has shed blood, so that man will be cut off from the midst of his people.
"'If a man beats any person to death, he must be put to death.
The community must deliver the slayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the community must restore him to the town of refuge to which he fled, and he must live there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the consecrated oil.
1 Kings 2:5
"You know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me -- how he murdered two commanders of the Israelite armies, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. During peacetime he struck them down like he would in battle; when he shed their blood as if in battle, he stained his own belt and the sandals on his feet.
Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back in its place! For all who take hold of the sword will die by the sword.
for it is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be in fear, for it does not bear the sword in vain. It is God's servant to administer retribution on the wrongdoer.
If anyone is meant for captivity, into captivity he will go. If anyone is to be killed by the sword, then by the sword he must be killed. This requires steadfast endurance and faith from the saints.
Then God said, "Let us make humankind in our image, after our likeness, so they may rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move on the earth."
This is the record of the family line of Adam. When God created humankind, he made them in the likeness of God.
Against you -- you above all -- I have sinned; I have done what is evil in your sight. So you are just when you confront me; you are right when you condemn me.
With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse people made in God's image.