Blood, as basis of life
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'And any man from the house of Israel, or from the aliens who sojourn among them, who eats any blood, I will set My face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.
"Only you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.
"When the LORD your God extends your border as He has promised you, and you say, 'I will eat meat,' because you desire to eat meat, then you may eat meat, whatever you desire.
David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate!"
And the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,
so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
Cain told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.
"Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.
Now Abimelech ruled over Israel three years.
"Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.
When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it, and she painted her eyes and adorned her head and looked out the window.
Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us."
"If a slain person is found lying in the open country in the land which the LORD your God gives you to possess, and it is not known who has struck him,
Moreover, Manasseh shed very much innocent blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with which he made Judah sin, in doing evil in the sight of the LORD.
My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.
For behold, the LORD is about to come out from His place To punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity; And the earth will reveal her bloodshed And will no longer cover her slain.
"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.
And He was saying, "That which proceeds out of the man, that is what defiles the man.
And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,
'You are not to eat any blood, either of bird or animal, in any of your dwellings.
They struck among the Philistines that day from Michmash to Aijalon. And the people were very weary.
"Therefore it is my judgment that we do not trouble those who are turning to God from among the Gentiles,