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11 Bible Verses about Blood, Figurative Use

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Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your tongue mutters wickedness.

Isaiah 66:3

"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.

2 Samuel 1:16

David told him, "Your blood is on your own head, because your own words testified against you! After all, you said, "I myself have killed the LORD's anointed!'"

Ezekiel 35:6

therefore as I'm alive and living," declares the Lord GOD, "I'm turning you over to bloodshed, and bloodshed will certainly overtake you, since you never have hated shedding blood. That's why bloodshed will certainly pursue you.

Isaiah 49:25

But this is what the LORD says: "He will seize even the warriors' plunder, and the captives of tyrants will be rescued. I myself will quarrel with those who have a quarrel with you, and I myself will save your children.

Isaiah 34:6-8

The LORD has a sword bathed in blood; it's covered with fat, with the blood of lambs and goats, and with fat from the kidneys of rams." "For the LORD holds a sacrifice in Bozrah, and a great slaughter in the land of Edom. Wild oxen will fall together with them young steers and mighty bulls. Their land will be drenched with blood, and their soil will be swollen with fat. For the LORD has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for Zion's cause.

Revelation 16:6

You have given them blood to drink because they spilled the blood of saints and prophets. This is what they deserve."

Psalm 58:10

The righteous person will rejoice when he sees your vengeance; when he washes his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Matthew 23:35

As a result, you will be held accountable for all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of the righteous Abel to the blood of Berechiah's son Zechariah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

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