saying, I sinned, having betrayed innocent blood. But they said, What is it to us? See thou to it.
And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul when he besought us, and we would not hear. Therefore this distress has come upon us.
And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, I have sinned this time. LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste, and he said, I have sinned against LORD your God, and against you.
And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, get you forth from among my people, both ye and the sons of Israel, and go, serve LORD, as ye have said.
And Saul said to Samuel, I have sinned, for I have transgressed the commandment of LORD, and thy words, because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.
Then he said, I have sinned. Yet honor me now, I pray thee, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and turn again with me, that I may worship LORD thy God.
And Samuel said, Why then do thou ask of me, since LORD departed from thee, and has become thine adversary?
And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.
and also for the innocent blood that he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and LORD would not pardon.
But ye are forgers of lies. Ye are all physicians of no value.
I have heard many such things. Miserable comforters are ye all.
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.
Therefore they cried to LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood. For thou, O LORD, have done as it pleased thee.
And while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent to him, saying, There is nothing for thee and that righteous man. For I suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
And the governor said, For what evil has he done? But they cried out even more, saying, He should be crucified.
Now the centurion, and those with him watching over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake, and the things that happened, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.
But Abraham said, Child, remember that thou in thy lifetime received thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now here he is comforted and thou are in agony.
And he said to them a third time, For what evil did this man do? I have found nothing guilty of death in him. I will therefore, having scourged, release him.
And we indeed justly, for we receive worthy of what we did, but this man did nothing amiss.
And when the centurion saw that which happened, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this man was righteous.
The Jews answered him, We have a law, and according to our law he ought to die because he made himself the Son of God.
But if it is an issue about a word and names and the law from you, look ye yourselves, for I do not intend to be a judge of these things.
Now we know that as many things as the law says, it says to those in the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become accountable to God.
They profess to know God, but in their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and worthless for every good work.
For such a high priest is fitting for us, devout, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and having become higher than the heavens.
Not as Cain. He was of the wicked, and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were wrong, and his brother's right.