Blood, as symbol of guilt
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But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.
'If there is anyone who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother, his bloodguiltiness is upon him.
Then David said to him, "How is it you were not afraid to stretch out your hand to destroy the LORD'S anointed?"
"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.
But when they resisted and blasphemed, he shook out his garments and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am clean From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
For My sword is satiated in heaven, Behold it shall descend for judgment upon Edom And upon the people whom I have devoted to destruction.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is stubborn; he refuses to let the people go.
'AND I WILL GRANT WONDERS IN THE SKY ABOVE AND SIGNS ON THE EARTH BELOW, BLOOD, AND FIRE, AND VAPOR OF SMOKE.
"I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth, Blood, fire and columns of smoke.
I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood;
The first sounded, and there came hail and fire, mixed with blood, and they were thrown to the earth; and a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up.
The second angel poured out his bowl into the sea, and it became blood like that of a dead man; and every living thing in the sea died.
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.
So the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, departed and came to the house of Ish-bosheth in the heat of the day while he was taking his midday rest.
"Because you have had everlasting enmity and have delivered the sons of Israel to the power of the sword at the time of their calamity, at the time of the punishment of the end,
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,
saying, "We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend to bring this man's blood upon us."
"But if there is a man who hates his neighbor and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and strikes him so that he dies, and he flees to one of these cities,
'But if he struck him down with an iron object, so that he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.
Then Moses set apart three cities across the Jordan to the east,
So the LORD said to him, "Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold " And the LORD appointed a sign for Cain, so that no one finding him would slay him.
"The cities which you shall give to the Levites shall be the six cities of refuge, which you shall give for the manslayer to flee to; and in addition to them you shall give forty-two cities.
"Now this is the case of the manslayer who may flee there and live: when he kills his friend unintentionally, not hating him previously--
Then the LORD spoke to Joshua, saying,
"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man.
He said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground.
Now the news came to Joab, for Joab had followed Adonijah, although he had not followed Absalom And Joab fled to the tent of the LORD and took hold of the horns of the altar.
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.
and say, 'If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'