Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 slew between the temple and the altar.
And surely your blood, [the blood] of your lives, I will require. At the hand of every beast I will require it. And at the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.
So ye shall not pollute the land in which ye are, for blood, it pollutes the land. And no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed in it, but by the blood of him who shed it.
and they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.
2 Kings 21:16
Moreover Manasseh shed very much innocent blood till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another, besides his sin with which he made Judah to sin in doing that which was evil in the sight of LORD.
2 Kings 24:4
and also for the innocent blood that he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and LORD would not pardon.
For, behold, LORD comes forth out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity. The earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
In vain I have smitten your sons. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a destroying lion.
Only know ye for certain that, if ye put me to death, ye will bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants of it. For of a truth LORD has sent me to you to speak all these words in your ears.
[It is] because of the sins of her prophets, [and] the iniquities of her priests, who have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.
And in her was found blood of prophets, and of the sanctified, and of all who have been killed upon the earth.
The blood of righteous
And Cain told Abel his brother. And it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and killed him.
By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, because of which he was reported to be righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through it, he who died still speaks.
and to Jesus a mediator of a new covenant, and to blood of sprinkling that speaks better than Abel.
1 John 3:11
Because this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love each other.
2 Chronicles 24:20
And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest. And he stood above the people, and said to them, Thus says God, Why do ye transgress the commandments of LORD, so that ye cannot prosper? Because ye have for
In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of LORD came to Zechariah the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, the prophet, saying,
from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zachariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I say to you, it will be required of this generation.
2 Kings 21:10
And LORD spoke by his servants the prophets, saying,
A troubled fountain, and a corrupted spring, [is] a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
Nevertheless those enemies of mine who did not want me to reign over them, bring here, and kill them before me.
Therefore again the Jews took up stones so that they might stone him.