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47 Bible Verses about Blood

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Leviticus 17:14

Since the life of every creature is its blood, I have told the Israelites: You must not eat the blood of any creature, because the life of every creature is its blood; whoever eats it must be cut off.

Deuteronomy 12:23

But don't eat the blood, since the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat.

Ezekiel 3:18

If I say to the wicked person: You will surely die, but you do not warn him-you don't speak out to warn him about his wicked way in order to save his life-that wicked person will die for his iniquity. Yet I will hold you responsible for his blood.

Revelation 16:4

The third poured out his bowl into the rivers and the springs of water, and they became blood.

Exodus 12:13

The blood on the houses where you are staying will be a distinguishing mark for you; when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No plague will be among you to destroy [you] when I strike the land of Egypt.

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy way will be guilty of sin against the body and blood of the Lord.

Acts 15:29

that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from these things, you will do well. Farewell.

Matthew 9:20

Just then, a woman who had suffered from bleeding for 12 years approached from behind and touched the tassel on His robe,

Revelation 16:3

The second poured out his bowl into the sea. It turned to blood like a dead man's, and all life in the sea died.

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed is the one who does the Lord's business deceitfully, and cursed is the one who withholds his sword from bloodshed.

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Blood » Innocent, allusions to the shedding of

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run after evil, and they rush to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are sinful thoughts; ruin and wretchedness are in their paths.

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.

1 Samuel 19:5

He took his life in his hands when he struck down the Philistine, and the Lord brought about a great victory for all Israel. You saw it and rejoiced, so why would you sin against innocent blood by killing David for no reason?"

1 Kings 2:31

The king said to him, "Do just as he says. Strike him down and bury him in order to remove from me and from my father's house the blood that Joab shed without just cause.

2 Kings 21:16

Manasseh also shed so much innocent blood that he filled Jerusalem with it from one end to another. This was in addition to his sin he caused Judah to commit so that they did what was evil in the Lord's sight.

Blood » Jesus Christ’s blood

Matthew 26:26-28

As they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, "Take and eat it; this is My body." Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them and said, "Drink from it, all of you. For this is My blood [that establishes] the covenant; it is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 14:22-24

As they were eating, He took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to them, and said, "Take [it]; this is My body." Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them, and so they all drank from it. He said to them, "This is My blood [that establishes] the covenant; it is shed for many.

Luke 22:19-22

And He took bread, gave thanks, broke it, gave it to them, and said, "This is My body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of Me." In the same way He also took the cup after supper and said, "This cup is the new covenant [established by] My blood; it is shed for you. But look, the hand of the one betraying Me is at the table with Me! read more.
For the Son of Man will go away as it has been determined, but woe to that man by whom He is betrayed!"

Blood » Sprinkled

Exodus 12:7

They must take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and the lintel of the houses in which they eat them.

Exodus 24:8

Moses took the blood, sprinkled it on the people, and said, "This is the blood of the covenant that the Lord has made with you concerning all these words."

Leviticus 4:6

The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle some of it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil of the sanctuary.

Numbers 19:4

Eleazar the priest is to take some of its blood with his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the tent of meeting.

More verses: Hebrews 11:28 1 Peter 1:2

Blood » Forbidden to be used as food

Deuteronomy 12:16

but you must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.

Deuteronomy 12:23

But don't eat the blood, since the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat.

Leviticus 3:17

This is a permanent statute throughout your generations, wherever you live: you must not eat any fat or any blood."

Leviticus 7:26-27

Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal. Whoever eats any blood, that person must be cut off from his people."

Blood » Forbidden to be eaten

Deuteronomy 12:16

but you must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.

Leviticus 7:26

Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal.

Leviticus 3:17

This is a permanent statute throughout your generations, wherever you live: you must not eat any fat or any blood."

More verses: 1 Samuel 14:34

Blood » Of sacrifices, typical of the blood of Christ » Applied to persons

Exodus 29:20

Slaughter the ram, take some of its blood, and put it on Aaron's right earlobe, on his sons' right earlobes, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Sprinkle the [remaining] blood on all sides of the altar.

Leviticus 8:23

Moses slaughtered [it], took some of its blood, and put [it] on Aaron's right earlobe, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:14

The priest is to take some of the blood from the restitution offering and put [it] on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

Leviticus 14:25

After he slaughters the male lamb for the restitution offering, the priest is to take some of the blood of the restitution offering and put [it] on the right earlobe of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

Blood » Upon men

2 Samuel 1:16

For David had said to the Amalekite, "Your blood is on your own head because your own mouth testified against you by saying, 'I killed the Lord's anointed.' "

Jeremiah 2:34

Moreover, your skirts are stained with the blood of the innocent poor. You did not catch them breaking and entering. But in spite of all these things

Luke 11:50

so that this generation may be held responsible for the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world -

Acts 5:28

"Didn't we strictly order you not to teach in this name? And look, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to bring this man's blood on us!"

Blood » Of animals » Poured on » Earth

Deuteronomy 12:16

but you must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.

Leviticus 17:13

"Any Israelite or foreigner living among them, who hunts down a wild animal or bird that may be eaten must drain its blood and cover it with dirt.

Deuteronomy 12:24

Do not eat blood; pour it on the ground like water.

Blood » Eating of, forbidden to » israelites » Under the law

Leviticus 3:17

This is a permanent statute throughout your generations, wherever you live: you must not eat any fat or any blood."

Leviticus 17:10

"Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who eats any blood, I will turn against that person who eats blood and cut him off from his people.

Leviticus 17:12

Therefore I say to the Israelites: None of you and no foreigner who lives among you may eat blood.

Blood » Is the life

Matthew 27:24

When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, "I am innocent of this man's blood. See to it yourselves!"

Deuteronomy 12:23

But don't eat the blood, since the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat.

Matthew 27:4

"I have sinned by betraying innocent blood," he said. "What's that to us?" they said. "See to it yourself!"

Blood » The life » Of animals

Leviticus 17:14

Since the life of every creature is its blood, I have told the Israelites: You must not eat the blood of any creature, because the life of every creature is its blood; whoever eats it must be cut off.

Blood » Illustrative » (on one's own head,) of guilt

2 Samuel 1:16

For David had said to the Amalekite, "Your blood is on your own head because your own mouth testified against you by saying, 'I killed the Lord's anointed.' "

Ezekiel 18:13

and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these abominations, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.

Blood » Sacrificial » Of burnt offering » Sprinkled all around, and upon the altar

Exodus 29:16

You are to slaughter the ram, take its blood, and sprinkle [it] on all sides of the altar.

Leviticus 1:5

He is to slaughter the bull before the Lord; Aaron's sons the priests are to present the blood and sprinkle it on all sides of the altar that is at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 1:11

He will slaughter it on the north side of the altar before the Lord. Aaron's sons the priests will sprinkle its blood against the altar on all sides.

Leviticus 1:15

Then the priest must bring it to the altar, and must twist off its head and burn [it] on the altar; its blood should be drained at the side of the altar.

Leviticus 8:19

Moses slaughtered it and sprinkled the blood on all sides of the altar.

More verses: Deuteronomy 12:27

Blood » Sacrificial » Of sin offering » Altar » Horns

Leviticus 4:7

The priest must apply some of the blood to the horns of the altar of fragrant incense that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting. He must pour out the rest of the bull's blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 4:18

He is to apply some of the blood to the horns of the altar that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting. He must pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 9:9

Aaron's sons brought the blood to him, and he dipped his finger in the blood and applied it to the horns of the altar. He poured out the blood at the base of the altar.

Exodus 30:10

"Once a year Aaron is to perform the purification rite on the horns of the altar. Throughout your generations he is to perform the purification rite for it once a year, with the blood of the sin offering for atonement. The altar is especially holy to the Lord."

Leviticus 4:25

Then the priest must take some of the blood from the sin offering with his finger and apply it to the horns of the altar of burnt offering. The rest of its blood he must pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering.

Blood » Not consuming blood

Leviticus 17:12

Therefore I say to the Israelites: None of you and no foreigner who lives among you may eat blood.

Genesis 9:3-4

Every living creature will be food for you; as [I gave] the green plants, I have given you everything. However, you must not eat meat with its lifeblood in it.

Blood » Those that drink the blood of jesus Christ

John 6:53-56

So Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you do not have life in yourselves. Anyone who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day, because My flesh is real food and My blood is real drink. read more.
The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood lives in Me, and I in him.

1 Corinthians 11:25-26

In the same way [He] also [took] the cup, after supper, and said, "This cup is the new covenant in My blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me." For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until He comes.

Blood » Illustrative » (given to drink,) of severe judgments

Ezekiel 16:38

I will judge you the way adulteresses and those who shed blood are judged. Then I will bring about your bloodshed in wrath and jealousy.

Revelation 16:6

Because they poured out the blood of the saints and the prophets, You also gave them blood to drink; they deserve it!

Blood » What blood is

Genesis 9:3-4

Every living creature will be food for you; as [I gave] the green plants, I have given you everything. However, you must not eat meat with its lifeblood in it.

Blood » Of sacrifices, typical of the blood of Christ » Atoning

Exodus 30:10

"Once a year Aaron is to perform the purification rite on the horns of the altar. Throughout your generations he is to perform the purification rite for it once a year, with the blood of the sin offering for atonement. The altar is especially holy to the Lord."

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » For purification

Hebrews 9:13

For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who are defiled, sanctify for the purification of the flesh,

Hebrews 9:19-22

For when every commandment had been proclaimed by Moses to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and goats, along with water, scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll itself and all the people, saying, This is the blood of the covenant that God has commanded for you. In the same way, he sprinkled the tabernacle and all the vessels of worship with blood. read more.
According to the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » For atonement

Exodus 30:10

"Once a year Aaron is to perform the purification rite on the horns of the altar. Throughout your generations he is to perform the purification rite for it once a year, with the blood of the sin offering for atonement. The altar is especially holy to the Lord."

Blood » Shedding of human » Jews often guilty of

Ezekiel 22:4

You are guilty of the blood you have shed, and you are defiled from the idols you have made. You have brought your [judgment] days near and have come to your years [of punishment]. Therefore, I have made you a disgrace to the nations and a mockery to all the lands.

Blood » Figurative » Of guilt

2 Samuel 1:16

For David had said to the Amalekite, "Your blood is on your own head because your own mouth testified against you by saying, 'I killed the Lord's anointed.' "

Ezekiel 18:13

and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these abominations, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.

Blood » Plague of

Exodus 7:17-25

This is what the Lord says: Here is how you will know that I am the Lord. Watch. I will strike the water in the Nile with the staff in my hand, and it will turn to blood. The fish in the Nile will die, the river will stink, and the Egyptians will be unable to drink water from it." So the Lord said to Moses, "Tell Aaron: Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt-over their rivers, canals, ponds, and all their water reservoirs-and they will become blood. There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in wooden and stone [containers]." read more.
Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded; in the sight of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile was turned to blood. The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt. But the magicians of Egypt did the same thing by their occult practices. So Pharaoh's heart hardened, and he would not listen to them, as the Lord had said. Pharaoh turned around, went into his palace, and didn't even take this to heart. All the Egyptians dug around the Nile for water to drink because they could not drink the water from the river. Seven days passed after the Lord struck the Nile.

Psalm 78:44

He turned their rivers into blood, and they could not drink from their streams.

Psalm 105:29

He turned their waters into blood and caused their fish to die.

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » How disposed of

Leviticus 4:7

The priest must apply some of the blood to the horns of the altar of fragrant incense that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting. He must pour out the rest of the bull's blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

Exodus 29:12

Take some of the bull's blood and apply [it] to the horns of the altar with your finger; then pour out all the [rest] of the blood at the base of the altar.

Blood » Sacrificial » Of atonement » Sprinkled on the mercy seat

Leviticus 16:18-19

Then he will go out to the altar that is before the Lord and make atonement for it. He is to take some of the bull's blood and some of the goat's blood and put [it] on the horns on all sides of the altar. He is to sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times to cleanse and set it apart from the Israelites' impurities.

Leviticus 16:14-15

He is to take some of the bull's blood and sprinkle [it] with his finger against the east side of the mercy seat; then he will sprinkle some of the blood with his finger before the mercy seat seven times. "When he slaughters the male goat for the people's sin offering and brings its blood inside the veil, he must do the same with its blood as he did with the bull's blood: he is to sprinkle it against the mercy seat and in front of it.

Leviticus 16:27

The bull for the sin offering and the goat for the sin offering, whose blood was brought into the [most] holy place to make atonement, must be brought outside the camp and their hide, flesh, and dung burned up.

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » Not offered with leaven

Exodus 23:18

"You must not offer the blood of My sacrifices with anything leavened. The fat of My festival offering must not remain until morning.

Exodus 34:25

"Do not present the blood for My sacrifice with anything leavened. The sacrifice of the Passover Festival must not remain until morning.

Blood » Beasts of prey delight in

Numbers 23:24

A people rise up like a lioness; They rouse themselves like a lion. They will not lie down until they devour the prey and drink the blood of the slain.

Psalm 68:23

so that your foot may wade in blood and your dogs' tongues may have their share from the enemies."

Blood » Sacrificial » Blood of the ram of consecration put on the tip of right ear, thumb, and big toe of, and sprinkled upon, aaron and his sons

Leviticus 8:30

Then Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood that was on the altar and sprinkled [them] on Aaron and his garments, as well as on his sons and their garments. In this way he consecrated Aaron and his garments, as well as his sons and their garments.

Exodus 29:2

with unleavened bread, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers coated with oil. Make them out of fine wheat flour,

Exodus 29:21

Take some of the blood that is on the altar and some of the anointing oil, and sprinkle [them] on Aaron and his garments, as well as on his sons and their garments. In this way, he and his garments will become holy, as well as his sons and their garments.

Leviticus 8:23-24

Moses slaughtered [it], took some of its blood, and put [it] on Aaron's right earlobe, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot. Moses also presented Aaron's sons and put some of the blood on their right earlobes, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Then Moses sprinkled the blood on all sides of the altar.

Blood » Illustrative » (washing the feet in,) of victories

Psalm 68:23

so that your foot may wade in blood and your dogs' tongues may have their share from the enemies."

Psalm 58:10

The righteous will rejoice when he sees the retribution; he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Blood » Sacrificial » Sprinkled on altar and people

Exodus 24:6-8

Moses took half the blood and set it in basins; the [other] half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar. He then took the covenant scroll and read [it] aloud to the people. They responded, "We will do and obey everything that the Lord has commanded." Moses took the blood, sprinkled it on the people, and said, "This is the blood of the covenant that the Lord has made with you concerning all these words."

Ezekiel 43:18

Then He said to me: "Son of man, this is what the Lord God says: These are the statutes for the altar on the day it is constructed, so that burnt offerings may be sacrificed on it and blood may be sprinkled on it:

Ezekiel 43:20

"You must take some of its blood and apply [it] to the four horns of the altar, the four corners of the ledge, and all around the rim. In this way you will purify the altar and make atonement for it.

Blood » Water turned into, as a sign

Exodus 4:30

Aaron repeated everything the Lord had said to Moses and performed the signs before the people.

Exodus 4:9

And if they don't believe even these two signs or listen to what you say, take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry ground. The water you take from the Nile will become blood on the ground."

Blood » Red

2 Kings 3:22

When they got up early in the morning, the sun was shining on the water, and the Moabites saw that the water across from them was red like blood.

Blood » Eating of, forbidden to » The early Christians

Acts 15:29

that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from these things, you will do well. Farewell.

Blood » Those that drink the blood of jesus Christ unworthily

1 Corinthians 11:27-29

Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy way will be guilty of sin against the body and blood of the Lord. So a man should examine himself; in this way he should eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For whoever eats and drinks without recognizing the body, eats and drinks judgment on himself.

Blood » Sacrificial » Used for cleansing of leprosy

Leviticus 14:6-7

He is to take the live bird together with the cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop, and dip them all into the blood of the bird that was slaughtered over the fresh water. He will then sprinkle [the blood] seven times on the one who is to be cleansed from the skin disease. He is to pronounce him clean and release the live bird over the open countryside.

Leviticus 14:17

From the oil remaining in his palm the priest will put some on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on top of the blood of the restitution offering.

Leviticus 14:28

The priest will also put some of the oil in his palm on the right earlobe of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the [same] place as the blood of the restitution offering.

Leviticus 14:51-52

He will take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the scarlet yarn, and the live bird, dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird and the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times. He will purify the house with the blood of the bird, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the scarlet yarn.

Blood » Sacrificial » Sprinkled on door posts

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he instituted the Passover and the sprinkling of the blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them.

Exodus 12:7-23

They must take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and the lintel of the houses in which they eat them. They are to eat the meat that night; they should eat it, roasted over the fire along with unleavened bread and bitter herbs. Do not eat any of it raw or cooked in boiling water, but only roasted over fire-its head as well as its legs and inner organs. read more.
Do not let any of it remain until morning; you must burn up any part of it that does remain until morning. Here is how you must eat it: dressed for travel, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it in a hurry; it is the Lord's Passover. "I will pass through the land of Egypt on that night and strike every firstborn [male] in the land of Egypt, both man and beast. I am the Lord; I will execute judgments against all the gods of Egypt. The blood on the houses where you are staying will be a distinguishing mark for you; when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No plague will be among you to destroy [you] when I strike the land of Egypt. "This day is to be a memorial for you, and you must celebrate it as a festival to the Lord. You are to celebrate it throughout your generations as a permanent statute. You must eat unleavened bread for seven days. On the first day you must remove yeast from your houses. Whoever eats what is leavened from the first day through the seventh day must be cut off from Israel. You are to hold a sacred assembly on the first day and another sacred assembly on the seventh day. No work may be done on those [days] except for preparing what people need to eat-you may do only that. "You are to observe the [Festival of] Unleavened Bread because on this very day I brought your ranks out of the land of Egypt. You must observe this day throughout your generations as a permanent statute. You are to eat unleavened bread in the first [month], from the evening of the fourteenth day of the month until the evening of the twenty-first day. Yeast must not be found in your houses for seven days. If anyone eats something leavened, that person, whether a foreign resident or native of the land, must be cut off from the community of Israel. Do not eat anything leavened; eat unleavened bread in all your homes." Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, "Go, select an animal from the flock according to your families, and slaughter the Passover lamb. Take a cluster of hyssop, dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and brush the lintel and the two doorposts with some of the blood in the basin. None of you may go out the door of his house until morning. When the Lord passes through to strike Egypt and sees the blood on the lintel and the two doorposts, He will pass over the door and not let the destroyer enter your houses to strike [you].

Blood » Shedding of human » Mode of clearing those accused of

Deuteronomy 21:1-9

"If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who killed him, your elders and judges must come out and measure [the distance] from the victim to the nearby cities. The elders of the city nearest to the victim are to get a cow that has not been yoked or used for work. read more.
The elders of that city will bring the cow down to a continually flowing stream, to a place not tilled or sown, and they will break the cow's neck there by the stream. Then the priests, the sons of Levi, will come forward, for the Lord your God has chosen them to serve Him and pronounce blessings in the Lord's name, and they are to give a ruling in every dispute and [case of] assault. All the elders of the city nearest to the victim will wash their hands by the stream over the heifer whose neck has been broken. They will declare, 'Our hands did not shed this blood; our eyes did not see [it]. Lord, forgive Your people Israel You redeemed, and do not hold the shedding of innocent blood against them.' Then they will be absolved of responsibility for bloodshed. You must purge from yourselves the guilt of shedding innocent blood, for you will be doing what is right in the Lord's sight.

Blood » Figurative » Of judgments

Ezekiel 16:38

I will judge you the way adulteresses and those who shed blood are judged. Then I will bring about your bloodshed in wrath and jealousy.

Revelation 16:6

Because they poured out the blood of the saints and the prophets, You also gave them blood to drink; they deserve it!

Blood » Sacrificial » Of the bullock of sin offering, put on the horns of the altar

Leviticus 8:15

Then Moses slaughtered [it], took the blood, and applied it with his finger to the horns of the altar on all sides, purifying the altar. He poured out the blood at the base of the altar and consecrated it by making atonement for it.

Exodus 29:12

Take some of the bull's blood and apply [it] to the horns of the altar with your finger; then pour out all the [rest] of the blood at the base of the altar.

Blood » Sacrificial » Poured at the bottom of the altar

Leviticus 8:15

Then Moses slaughtered [it], took the blood, and applied it with his finger to the horns of the altar on all sides, purifying the altar. He poured out the blood at the base of the altar and consecrated it by making atonement for it.

Exodus 29:12

Take some of the bull's blood and apply [it] to the horns of the altar with your finger; then pour out all the [rest] of the blood at the base of the altar.

Blood » Sacrificial » Of peace offering » Sprinkled about the altar

Leviticus 3:2

He is to lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the tent of meeting. Then Aaron's sons the priests will sprinkle the blood on all sides of the altar.

Leviticus 3:8

He must lay his hand on the head of his offering, then slaughter it before the tent of meeting. Aaron's sons will sprinkle its blood on all sides of the altar.

Leviticus 3:13

He must lay his hand on its head and slaughter it before the tent of meeting. Aaron's sons will sprinkle its blood on all sides of the altar.

Leviticus 9:18

Finally, he slaughtered the ox and the ram as the people's fellowship sacrifice. Aaron's sons brought him the blood, and he sprinkled it on all sides of the altar.

Blood » The jews often guilty of eating

1 Samuel 14:32-33

they rushed to the plunder, took sheep, cattle, and calves, slaughtered them on the ground, and ate [meat] with the blood [still in it.] Some reported to Saul: "Look, the troops are sinning against the Lord by eating [meat] with the blood [still in it.]" Saul said, "You have been unfaithful. Roll a large stone over here at once."

Blood » Fluid

Deuteronomy 12:16

but you must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.

Blood » Shedding of human » Hateful to God

Proverbs 6:16-17

Six things the Lord hates; in fact, seven are detestable to Him: arrogant eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,

Blood » Of sacrifices, typical of the blood of Christ » Liberating

Blood » Waters of egypt turned into, as a judgment

Exodus 7:17-21

This is what the Lord says: Here is how you will know that I am the Lord. Watch. I will strike the water in the Nile with the staff in my hand, and it will turn to blood. The fish in the Nile will die, the river will stink, and the Egyptians will be unable to drink water from it." So the Lord said to Moses, "Tell Aaron: Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt-over their rivers, canals, ponds, and all their water reservoirs-and they will become blood. There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in wooden and stone [containers]." read more.
Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded; in the sight of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile was turned to blood. The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.

Blood » Illustrative » (building with,) of oppression and cruelty

Blood » Of sacrifices, typical of the blood of Christ » Sheltering

Exodus 12:13

The blood on the houses where you are staying will be a distinguishing mark for you; when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No plague will be among you to destroy [you] when I strike the land of Egypt.

Blood » Of sacrifices, typical of the blood of Christ » Cleansing

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » Ineffectual to remove sin

Blood » Shedding of human » Defiling to the land

Psalm 106:38

They shed innocent blood- the blood of their sons and daughters whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan; so the land became polluted with blood.

Blood » Illustrative » (preparing to,) of ripening for destruction

Ezekiel 35:6

therefore, as I live"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord God -"I will destine you for bloodshed, and it will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, it will pursue you.

Blood » The price of, not to be consecrated

Matthew 27:6

The chief priests took the silver and said, "It's not lawful to put it into the temple treasury, since it is blood money."

Blood » Of sacrifices, typical of the blood of Christ » Securing pardon

Hebrews 9:7

But the high priest alone enters the second room, and that only once a year, and never without blood, which he offers for himself and for the sins of the people committed in ignorance.

Blood » Eating of, forbidden to » Man after the flood

Blood » Shedding of human » Defiling to the person

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, and you mutter injustice.

Blood » Shedding of human » Always punished

Blood » Shedding of human » Forbidden

Genesis 9:5

I will require the life of every animal and every man for your life and your blood. I will require the life of each man's brother for a man's life.

Blood » Sacrificial » Of sin offering » Sprinkled seven times before the curtain

Leviticus 4:5-6

The anointed priest must then take some of the bull's blood and bring it into the tent of meeting. The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle some of it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil of the sanctuary.

Leviticus 4:17

The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle [it] seven times before the Lord in front of the veil.

Blood » Of sacrifices, typical of the atoning blood of Christ

Hebrews 9:6-28

These things having been set up this way, the priests enter the first room repeatedly, performing their ministry. But the high priest alone enters the second room, and that only once a year, and never without blood, which he offers for himself and for the sins of the people committed in ignorance. The Holy Spirit was making it clear that the way into the holy of holies had not yet been disclosed while the first tabernacle was still standing. read more.
This is a symbol for the present time, during which gifts and sacrifices are offered that cannot perfect the worshiper's conscience. They are physical regulations and only deal with food, drink, and various washings imposed until the time of restoration. Now the Messiah has appeared, high priest of the good things that have come. In the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands (that is, not of this creation), He entered the holy of holies once for all, not by the blood of goats and calves, but by His own blood, having obtained eternal redemption. For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who are defiled, sanctify for the purification of the flesh, how much more will the blood of the Messiah, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse our consciences from dead works to serve the living God? Therefore He is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called might receive the promise of the eternal inheritance, because a death has taken place for redemption from the transgressions [committed] under the first covenant. Where a will exists, the death of the testator must be established. For a will is valid only when people die, since it is never in force while the testator is living. That is why even the first covenant was inaugurated with blood. For when every commandment had been proclaimed by Moses to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and goats, along with water, scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll itself and all the people, saying, This is the blood of the covenant that God has commanded for you. In the same way, he sprinkled the tabernacle and all the vessels of worship with blood. According to the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness. Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be purified with these [sacrifices], but the heavenly things themselves [to be purified] with better sacrifices than these. For the Messiah did not enter a sanctuary made with hands (only a model of the true one) but into heaven itself, that He might now appear in the presence of God for us. He did not do this to offer Himself many times, as the high priest enters the sanctuary yearly with the blood of another. Otherwise, He would have had to suffer many times since the foundation of the world. But now He has appeared one time, at the end of the ages, for the removal of sin by the sacrifice of Himself. And just as it is appointed for people to die once-and after this, judgment- so also the Messiah, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for Him.

Blood » Idolaters made drink-offerings of

Psalm 16:4

The sorrows of those who take another [god] for themselves multiply; I will not pour out their drink offerings of blood, and I will not speak their names with my lips.

Blood » Of all men the same

Blood » Birds of prey delight in

Job 39:30

Its brood gulps down blood, and wherever corpses lie, it is there.

Blood » Sacrificial » Without shedding of, no remission

Blood » Figurative » Of oppression and cruelty

Blood » Figurative » Of destruction

Ezekiel 35:6

therefore, as I live"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord God -"I will destine you for bloodshed, and it will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, it will pursue you.

Blood » Figurative » Of victories

Psalm 58:10

The righteous will rejoice when he sees the retribution; he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Blood » Sacrificial » Of trespass offering » Sprinkled on the altar

Leviticus 7:2

The restitution offering must be slaughtered at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered, and the priest is to sprinkle its blood on all sides of the altar.

Plague » The plague of » Blood

Exodus 7:14-25

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Pharaoh is unresponsive: he refuses to let the people go. Go to Pharaoh in the morning. When you see him walking out to the water, stand ready to meet him by the bank of the Nile. Take in your hand the staff that turned into a snake. Tell him: The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to tell you: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me in the wilderness, but so far you have not listened. read more.
This is what the Lord says: Here is how you will know that I am the Lord. Watch. I will strike the water in the Nile with the staff in my hand, and it will turn to blood. The fish in the Nile will die, the river will stink, and the Egyptians will be unable to drink water from it." So the Lord said to Moses, "Tell Aaron: Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt-over their rivers, canals, ponds, and all their water reservoirs-and they will become blood. There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in wooden and stone [containers]." Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded; in the sight of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile was turned to blood. The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt. But the magicians of Egypt did the same thing by their occult practices. So Pharaoh's heart hardened, and he would not listen to them, as the Lord had said. Pharaoh turned around, went into his palace, and didn't even take this to heart. All the Egyptians dug around the Nile for water to drink because they could not drink the water from the river. Seven days passed after the Lord struck the Nile.

Topics on Blood

Avenger of blood

4;35;16-21

"If anyone strikes a person with an iron object and death results, he is a murderer; the murderer must be put to death.

Blood Of Christ, Basis Of

49;2;13-16

But now in Christ Jesus, you who were far away have been brought near by the blood of the Messiah.

Blood Of Sacrifices

45;3;25

God presented Him as a propitiation through faith in His blood, to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His restraint God passed over the sins previously committed.

Blood Of The Covenant

38;9;11

As for you, because of the blood of your covenant, I will release your prisoners from the waterless cistern.

Blood On The Door

2;12;7

They must take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and the lintel of the houses in which they eat them.

Blood, as basis of life

3;17;10-14

"Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who eats any blood, I will turn against that person who eats blood and cut him off from his people.

Blood, as symbol of guilt

23;59;2-3

But your iniquities have built barriers between you and your God, and your sins have made Him hide [His] face from you so that He does not listen.

Blood, Figurative Use

23;59;3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, and you mutter injustice.

Blood, Miracles Connected With

2;7;20

Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded; in the sight of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile was turned to blood.

Blood, of Jesus Christ

43;19;33-34

When they came to Jesus, they did not break His legs since they saw that He was already dead.

Covered With Blood

1;37;31

So they took Joseph's robe, slaughtered a young goat, and dipped the robe in its blood.

Creatures Drinking Blood

4;23;24

A people rise up like a lioness; They rouse themselves like a lion. They will not lie down until they devour the prey and drink the blood of the slain.

Field Of Blood

44;1;18-19

Now this man acquired a field with his unrighteous wages; and falling headfirst, he burst open in the middle, and all his insides spilled out.

Human Blood Shed

4;35;33

"Do not defile the land where you are, for bloodshed defiles the land, and there can be no atonement for the land because of the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of the person who shed it.

Innocent Blood

20;6;17

arrogant eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,

People Consuming Blood

1;9;4

However, you must not eat meat with its lifeblood in it.

Responsibility For Blood Shed

40;23;35

So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

Sprinkling Blood

3;1;5

He is to slaughter the bull before the Lord; Aaron's sons the priests are to present the blood and sprinkle it on all sides of the altar that is at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

The Blood Of Jesus

60;1;19

but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without defect or blemish.

Turned To Blood

29;2;31

The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and awe-inspiring Day of the Lord comes.

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