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, will I require; At the hand of every beast will I require it. And at the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, will I require the life of man.
So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood, it polluteth the land; and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that 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 innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, in doing that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah.
2 Kings 24:4
and also for the innocent blood that he shed; for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood: and Jehovah would not pardon.
For, behold, Jehovah cometh 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 have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath 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 thereof; for of a truth Jehovah hath sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.
It is because of the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, That have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.
And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all that have been slain 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 slew him.
By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he had witness borne to him that he was righteous, God bearing witness in respect of his gifts: and through it he being dead yet speaketh.
and to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaketh better than that of Abel.
1 John 3:11
For this is the message which ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another:
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 unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of Jehovah, so that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken Jehovah, he hath also forsaken you.
In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of Jehovah unto Zechariah the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, the prophet, saying,
from the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zachariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary: yea, I say unto you, it shall be required of this generation.
2 Kings 21:10
And Jehovah spake by his servants the prophets, saying,
As a troubled fountain, and a corrupted spring,'so is a righteous man that giveth way before the wicked.
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
But these mine enemies, that would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me.
The Jews took up stones again to stone him.