Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Psalm 2:1
Why do the nations rebel
and the peoples plot in vain?
Psalm 22:16
For dogs have surrounded me;
a gang of evildoers has closed in on me;
they pierced my hands and my feet.
Psalm 59:3
Lord, look! They set an ambush for me.
Powerful men attack me,
but not because of any sin or rebellion of mine.
Proverbs 1:11
If they say—“Come with us!
Let’s set an ambush and kill someone.
Let’s attack some innocent person just for fun!
Matthew 27:1
When daybreak came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death.
Acts 4:5
The next day, their rulers, elders, and scribes assembled in Jerusalem


Exodus 23:7
Stay far away from a false accusation. Do not kill the innocent and the just, because I will not justify the guilty.
1 Kings 21:19
Tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: Have you murdered and also taken possession?’ Then tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: In the place where the dogs licked Naboth’s blood, the dogs will also lick your blood!’”
Proverbs 17:15
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the just
both are detestable to the Lord.
Jeremiah 26:15
But know for certain that if you put me to death, you will bring innocent blood on yourselves, on this city, and on its residents, for it is certain the Lord has sent me to speak all these things directly to you.”
Ezekiel 22:6
“Look, every prince of Israel within you has used his strength to shed blood.
Matthew 23:32
Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers’ sins!
Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They even killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become.
James 5:6
You have condemned—you have murdered—the righteous man; he does not resist you.
Revelation 17:6
Then I saw that the woman was drunk on the blood of the saints and on the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was greatly astonished.

General references

Deuteronomy 19:10
In this way, innocent blood will not be shed, and you will not become guilty of bloodshed in the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
I also observed under the sun: there is wickedness at the place of judgment and there is wickedness at the place of righteousness.
John 7:24
Stop judging according to outward appearances; rather judge according to righteous judgment.”
2 Thessalonians 1:6
since it is righteous for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you

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