Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood it defileth the land: and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.

Bible References

It defileth

Leviticus 18:25
The land was defiled: therefore I punished its iniquity, and the land vomited out her inhabitants.
Deuteronomy 21:1
If one be found slain in the land which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it isn't known who has struck him;
2 Kings 23:26
Notwithstanding, Yahweh didn't turn from the fierceness of his great wrath, with which his anger was kindled against Judah, because of all the provocation with which Manasseh had provoked him.
2 Kings 24:4
and also for the innocent blood that he shed; for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood: and Yahweh would not pardon.
Psalm 106:28
They joined themselves also to Baal Peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.
Isaiah 26:21
For, behold, Yahweh comes forth out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity. The earth also will disclose her blood, and will no longer cover her slain.
Ezekiel 22:24
Son of man, tell her, You are a land that is not cleansed, nor rained on in the day of indignation.
Hosea 4:2
There is cursing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break boundaries, and bloodshed causes bloodshed.
Micah 4:11
Now many nations have assembled against you, that say, "Let her be defiled, and let our eye gloat over Zion."
Matthew 23:31
Therefore you testify to yourselves that you are children of those who killed the prophets.
Luke 11:50
that the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;