“In vain I have struck your sons;
They accepted no chastening.
Your sword has devoured your prophets
Like a destroying lion.
if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own ruin,
Thus says the Lord, “Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor. Also do not mistreat or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.
He said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to Me from the ground.
Reuben answered them, saying, “Did I not tell you, ‘Do not sin against the boy’; and you would not listen? Now comes the reckoning for his blood.”
So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it.
So innocent blood will not be shed in the midst of your land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance, and bloodguiltiness be on you.
2 Kings 24:4
and also for the innocent blood which he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; and the Lord would not forgive.
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
And hands that shed innocent blood,
and say, ‘If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.’
and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.
Then falling on his knees, he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them!” Having said this, he fell asleep.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,
for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it.”