Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths.

Bible References

And they

Isaiah 59:3
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity. Your lips have spoken lies, your tongue speaks wickedness.
Jeremiah 22:17
"But there is nothing [in] your eyes and your heart {except} your unlawful gain, and on shedding the blood of the innocent, and on committing oppression and extortion."
Lamentations 4:13
Because of the sins of her prophets, the guilt of her priests, who shed blood in her midst, of righteous people.
Ezekiel 9:9
And he said to me, "The guilt of the house of Israel and Judah [is] {exceedingly} great, and the land is filled with bloodguilt, and the city is full of injustice. For they say Yahweh abandoned the land, and {Yahweh does not see}.
Ezekiel 22:6
Look! The princes of Israel, each [one] according to his strength, they are in you {for the shedding of blood}.
Matthew 23:31
Thus you testify against yourselves that you are descendants of those who murdered the prophets!
Revelation 17:6
And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. And {I was greatly astonished when I saw her}.

Their thoughts

Proverbs 15:26
Plans of evil [are] an abomination of Yahweh, but gracious words are pure.
Proverbs 24:9
Devising folly [is] a sin, and an abomination to humankind [is] a scoffer.
Mark 7:21
For from within, from the heart of people, come evil plans, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,
Acts 8:20
But Peter said to him, "May your silver {be destroyed along with you}, because you thought {you could acquire} the gift of God by means of money!


Isaiah 60:18
Violence shall no longer be heard in your land; devastation or destruction on your borders. And you shall call your walls Salvation, and your gates, Praise.
Romans 3:16
destruction and distress [are] in their paths,

General references

Deuteronomy 19:10
[Do this] so that innocent blood will not be shed in the midst of your land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [as an] inheritance and [thereby] bloodguilt would be on you.
Proverbs 1:16
for their feet run to evil, and they hurry to shed blood,
Isaiah 57:12
I myself will declare your righteousness and your works, but they will not benefit you.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also joined in the attack, asserting these [things] were so.
Romans 3:15
Their feet [are] swift to shed blood;