Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.
For your lifeblood I will surely exact punishment, from every living creature I will exact punishment. From each person I will exact punishment for the life of the individual since the man was his relative.
2 Kings 24:4
Because he killed innocent people and stained Jerusalem with their blood, the Lord was unwilling to forgive them.
For look, the Lord is coming out of the place where he lives, to punish the sin of those who live on the earth. The earth will display the blood shed on it; it will no longer cover up its slain.
so that on you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
so that this generation may be held accountable for the blood of all the prophets that has been shed since the beginning of the world,
Now when the Lamb opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been violently killed because of the word of God and because of the testimony they had given.
because they poured out the blood of your saints and prophets, so you have given them blood to drink. They got what they deserved!"
You have taken notice, for you always see one who inflicts pain and suffering. The unfortunate victim entrusts his cause to you; you deliver the fatherless.
For he did not despise or detest the suffering of the oppressed; he did not ignore him; when he cried out to him, he responded.
This oppressed man cried out and the Lord heard; he saved him from all his troubles.
when he responds to the prayer of the destitute, and does not reject their request.
The Lord said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt. I have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.
Won't God give justice to his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he delay long to help them?
They threw away the foreign gods they owned and worshiped the Lord. Finally the Lord grew tired of seeing Israel suffer so much.
Then Abraham said, "May the Lord not be angry so that I may speak! What if thirty are found there?" He replied, "I will not do it if I find thirty there."
"If a man strikes the eye of his male servant or his female servant so that he destroys it, he will let the servant go free as compensation for the eye.
If a homicide victim should be found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you, and no one knows who killed him,
1 Kings 21:17
The Lord told Elijah the Tishbite: