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Leviticus 17:14

because the life of any flesh is the blood itself. Therefore, I'm saying to the Israelis that the blood of any flesh is not to be eaten, because the life of any flesh is in its blood. Anyone who eats of it is to be eliminated from contact with his people.

Leviticus 17:11

because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only be sure to refrain from eating blood, because blood is the source of life and you must not consume blood with the meat.

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Avenger of blood

Numbers 35:16-21

"Whoever uses an iron implement to kill someone is to be adjudged a murderer, and that murderer is certainly to be put to death.

Blood Of Christ, Basis Of

Ephesians 2:13-16

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

Blood Of The Covenant

Zechariah 9:11

Now concerning you and my blood covenant with you, I have liberated your prisoners from a waterless pit.

Blood On The Door

Exodus 12:7

They're to take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and on the lintel of the houses where they eat the lamb.

Blood, as basis of life

Leviticus 17:10-14

"If anyone from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you eats any form of blood, I'll oppose that person who ate the blood and eliminate him from his people,

Blood, as symbol of guilt

Isaiah 59:2-3

Instead, your iniquities have been barriers between you and your God, and your sins have concealed his face from you so that he won't listen.

Blood, Miracles Connected With

Exodus 7:20

Moses and Aaron did just what the LORD had commanded. Aaron raised his staff and struck the water in the Nile River in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and all the water in the Nile River turned to blood.

Blood, of Jesus Christ

John 19:33-34

But when they came to Jesus and saw that he was already dead, they did not break his legs.

Covered With Blood

Genesis 37:31

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

Creatures Drinking Blood

Numbers 23:24

Look! The people are like lions. Like the lion, he rises up! He does not lie down again until he has consumed his prey and drunk the blood of the slain."

Field Of Blood

Acts 1:18-19

(Now this man bought a field with the money he got for his crime. Falling on his face, he burst open in the middle, and all his intestines gushed out.

Human Blood Shed

Numbers 35:33

You are not to pollute the land where you live, because blood defiles the land, and the land cannot atone for blood that has been spilled on it, except through the blood of the one who spilled it.

Responsibility For Blood Shed

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.

Turned To Blood

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

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Ezekiel 3:18

"So when I say to a wicked person, "You're about to die,' if you don't warn or instruct that wicked person that his behavior is wicked so he can live, that wicked person will die in his sin, but I'll hold you responsible for his death.

Revelation 16:4

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

John 6:55

because my flesh is real food, and my blood is real drink.

Genesis 9:4

However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Exodus 12:13

The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are. I'll see the blood and pass over you. There will be no plague to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks from the cup in an unworthy manner will be held responsible for the Lord's body and blood.

Matthew 27:25

All the people answered, "Let his blood be on us and our children!"

Acts 15:29

to keep away from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from anything strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you avoid these things, you will do well. Goodbye."

Matthew 9:20

Just then a woman who had been suffering from chronic bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the tassel of his garment,

Revelation 16:3

The second angel poured his bowl into the sea. It became like the blood of a dead body, and every living thing in the sea died.

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed is the one who is slack in doing the LORD's work. Cursed is the one who holds back his sword from shedding blood.

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Blood » Innocent, allusions to the shedding of

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet rush to evil, and they are quick to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; ruin, destruction, and violence are in their paths.

Deuteronomy 19:10

You must not shed innocent blood on your land that the LORD your God is about to give you as an inheritance. Otherwise, you'll be guilty of murder."

1 Samuel 19:5

He risked his life and struck down the Philistine, and the LORD brought about a spectacular deliverance for all Israel. You saw that and rejoiced, so why would you do wrong and shed innocent blood by killing David without cause?"

1 Kings 2:31

The king replied to him, "Do just what he asked. Kill him and bury him so that you may remove from me and from my father's household the guilt that Joab shed needlessly.

2 Kings 21:16

In addition to this, Manasseh shed lots of innocent blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another besides his sin by which he caused Judah to sin by practicing what the LORD considered to be evil.

Blood » Jesus Christ’s blood

Matthew 26:26-28

While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and handed it to the disciples, saying, "Take this and eat it. This is my body." Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of you, because this is my blood of the new covenant that is being poured out for many people for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 14:22-24

While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and handed it to them, saying, "Take some. This is my body." Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, and they all drank from it. He told them, "This is my blood of the covenant that is being poured out for many people.

Luke 22:19-22

Then he took a loaf of bread, gave thanks, broke it in pieces, and handed it to them, saying, "This is my body, which is given for you. Keep on doing this in memory of me." He did the same with the cup after supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant sealed by my blood, which is being poured out for you. Yet look! The hand of the man who is betraying me is with me on the table! read more.
The Son of Man is going away, just as it has been determined, but how terrible it will be for that man by whom he is betrayed!"

Blood » Sprinkled

Exodus 12:7

They're to take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and on the lintel of the houses where they eat the lamb.

Exodus 24:8

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

Leviticus 4:6

The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle some of the blood seven times in the LORD's presence in front of the curtain of the sanctuary.

Numbers 19:4

Then Eleazar the priest is to take blood from it with his finger and sprinkle the blood in front of the Tent of Meeting.

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

Blood » Forbidden to be used as food

Genesis 9:4

However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only, you must not consume the blood; instead, pour it out on the ground as you would water.

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only be sure to refrain from eating blood, because blood is the source of life and you must not consume blood with the meat.

Leviticus 3:17

"This is to be a lasting statute for all your generations, wherever you live. You are not to eat any fat or blood."

Leviticus 7:26-27

You are not to eat any form of blood in any of your dwellings, whether it's from birds or animals. Any person who eats any form of blood is to be eliminated from contact with his people.'"

Blood » Forbidden to be eaten

Genesis 9:4

However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only, you must not consume the blood; instead, pour it out on the ground as you would water.

Leviticus 7:26

You are not to eat any form of blood in any of your dwellings, whether it's from birds or animals.

Leviticus 3:17

"This is to be a lasting statute for all your generations, wherever you live. You are not to eat any fat or blood."

Acts 15:20

Instead, we should write to them to keep away from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from anything strangled, and from blood.

More verses: 1 Samuel 14:34

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

Exodus 29:20

You are to slaughter the ram, take some of its blood, and put it on the lobe of Aaron's right ear, the lobe of his sons' right ears, the thumbs of their right hands, and the big toes of their right feet. Then you are to scatter the rest of the blood around the altar.

Leviticus 8:23

Moses then slaughtered it, took some of its blood, and put it on Aaron's right earlobe, right thumb, and right great toe.

Leviticus 14:14

"Then the priest is to take some of the blood from the guilt offering and place it on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, and on his right great toe.

Leviticus 14:25

Then he is to take the lamb for the guilt offering and place some blood from the guilt offering on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, and on his right great toe.

Blood » Upon men

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!'"

Jeremiah 2:34

On your skirts is found the lifeblood of the innocent poor, even though you didn't catch them breaking in. Yet despite all these things,

Luke 11:50

so those living today will be charged with the blood of all the prophets that was shed since the foundation of the world,

Acts 5:28

He said, "We gave you strict orders not to teach in his name, didn't we? Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to bring this man's blood on us!"

Acts 18:6

But when they began to oppose him and insult him, he shook out his clothes in protest and told them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the gentiles."

Blood » Of animals » Poured on » Earth

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only, you must not consume the blood; instead, pour it out on the ground as you would water.

Leviticus 17:13

"If a person from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you has hunted live game or a bird that may be eaten, he is to extract its blood and cover it with soil,

Deuteronomy 12:24

You must not consume it; instead, pour it on the ground as you would water.

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

Leviticus 3:17

"This is to be a lasting statute for all your generations, wherever you live. You are not to eat any fat or blood."

Leviticus 17:10

"If anyone from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you eats any form of blood, I'll oppose that person who ate the blood and eliminate him from his people,

Leviticus 17:12

This is why I've told the Israelis that no person among you is to eat blood. Even the resident alien who lives among you is not to eat blood.

Blood » Is the life

Matthew 27:24

Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was about to break out instead. So he took some water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood. Attend to that yourselves."

Leviticus 17:11

because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.

Genesis 9:4

However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only be sure to refrain from eating blood, because blood is the source of life and you must not consume blood with the meat.

Blood » The life » Of animals

Leviticus 17:11

because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.

Genesis 9:4

However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Leviticus 17:14

because the life of any flesh is the blood itself. Therefore, I'm saying to the Israelis that the blood of any flesh is not to be eaten, because the life of any flesh is in its blood. Anyone who eats of it is to be eliminated from contact with his people.

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

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!'"

Leviticus 20:9

"Anyone who curses his father or mother is certainly to be put to death. He has cursed his father or mother, so his guilt will remain his responsibility."

Ezekiel 18:13

loans with usury, and exacts interest; will he live? He certainly will not! He has done all these detestable practices. He will certainly die, and his guilt will be his own fault."

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

Exodus 29:16

Then you are to slaughter the ram, take its blood, and scatter it around the altar.

Leviticus 1:11

and slaughter it at the north side of the altar in the LORD's presence. Then Aaron's sons, the priests, are to sprinkle its blood around the altar.

Leviticus 1:15

The priest is to bring it to the altar to offer it up in smoke. He is to decapitate it and drain its blood on the side of the altar,

Leviticus 8:19

and Moses slaughtered it and poured its blood over and around the altar.

More verses: Deuteronomy 12:27

Blood » Sacrificial » Of sin offering » Altar » Horns

Leviticus 4:7

"The priest is then to put some blood on the horn of the altar that is near the Tent of Meeting as an incense of pleasing aroma in the LORD's presence. He is to pour the rest of the bull's blood for a burnt offering at the base of the altar that is at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Leviticus 4:18

then put blood on the horn of the altar near the Tent of Meeting in the LORD's presence. He is to pour the rest of the blood as a burnt offering at the base of the altar that is at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Leviticus 9:9

Next, Aaron's sons brought the blood to him and he dipped his fingers in the blood and placed it on the horns of the altar. As to the rest of the blood, he poured it at the base of the altar.

Exodus 30:10

Each year Aaron is to make atonement on its horns with the blood of the sin offering of atonement. He is to make atonement on it each year throughout your generations. It is most holy to the LORD."

Leviticus 4:25

Then the priest is to take blood from the sin offering with his finger, put it on the horn of the altar that is used for burnt offerings, and then pour the rest of the blood at the base of the altar that is used for burnt offerings.

Blood » Not consuming blood

Leviticus 17:12

This is why I've told the Israelis that no person among you is to eat blood. Even the resident alien who lives among you is not to eat blood.

Genesis 9:3-4

"Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything. However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Blood » Those that drink the blood of jesus Christ

John 6:53-56

So Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you don't have life in yourselves. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I'll raise him to life on the last day, because my flesh is real food, and my blood is real drink. read more.
The person who eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him.

1 Corinthians 11:25-26

He did the same with the cup after the supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. As often as you drink from it, keep doing this in memory of me." For as often as you eat this bread and drink from this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.

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

Ezekiel 16:38

I'll judge you with the same standards by which I issue verdicts against a woman who commits adultery and murder. I'll avenge the blood you've shed with impassioned wrath.

Revelation 16:6

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

Blood » What blood is

Leviticus 17:11

because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.

Genesis 9:3-4

"Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything. However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

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

Exodus 30:10

Each year Aaron is to make atonement on its horns with the blood of the sin offering of atonement. He is to make atonement on it each year throughout your generations. It is most holy to the LORD."

Leviticus 17:11

because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » For purification

Hebrews 9:19-22

For after every commandment in the Law had been spoken to all the people by Moses, he took the blood of calves and goats, together with some water, scarlet wool, and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people, saying, "This is the blood of the covenant that God ordained for you." In the same way, he sprinkled with the blood both the tent and everything used in worship. read more.
In fact, under the Law almost everything is cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of the blood there is no forgiveness.

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » For atonement

Exodus 30:10

Each year Aaron is to make atonement on its horns with the blood of the sin offering of atonement. He is to make atonement on it each year throughout your generations. It is most holy to the LORD."

Leviticus 17:11

because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.

Blood » Shedding of human » Jews often guilty of

Ezekiel 22:4

"""You're guilty because of the blood that you've shed. You were defiled by the idols that you've made. You've caused your judgment day to draw near and have even come to the end of your life. Therefore, I've made you an object of derision among the nations and to other lands.

Blood » Figurative » Of guilt

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!'"

Leviticus 20:9

"Anyone who curses his father or mother is certainly to be put to death. He has cursed his father or mother, so his guilt will remain his responsibility."

Ezekiel 18:13

loans with usury, and exacts interest; will he live? He certainly will not! He has done all these detestable practices. He will certainly die, and his guilt will be his own fault."

Blood » Plague of

Exodus 7:17-25

""This is what the LORD says: "This is how you'll know that I am the LORD: Right now I'm going to strike the water of the Nile River with the staff that's in my hand, and it will be turned to blood. The fish in the Nile River will die and the river will stink. The Egyptians will be unable to drink water from the Nile River."'" The LORD also told Moses, "Tell Aaron, "Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their Nile River, over their ponds, and over their reservoirs, and they'll become blood. There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in their wood and stone containers.'" read more.
Moses and Aaron did just what the LORD had commanded. Aaron raised his staff and struck the water in the Nile River in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and all the water in the Nile River turned to blood. The fish in the Nile River died and the river stank. The Egyptians were not able to drink water from the Nile River, and blood was throughout the land of Egypt. But the Egyptian magicians did the same thing with their secret arts. Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had said. Then Pharaoh turned away, went to his palace, and paid no attention to any of this. All the Egyptians dug around the Nile River for water to drink because they could not drink from the water in the Nile River. Seven days after the LORD had struck the Nile River,

Psalm 78:44

He turned their rivers into blood and made their streams undrinkable.

Psalm 105:29

He turned their water into blood, so that the fish died.

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » How disposed of

Leviticus 4:7

"The priest is then to put some blood on the horn of the altar that is near the Tent of Meeting as an incense of pleasing aroma in the LORD's presence. He is to pour the rest of the bull's blood for a burnt offering at the base of the altar that is at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Exodus 29:12

Take some of the blood of the bull, put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar.

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

Leviticus 16:18-19

When he goes to the altar in the LORD's presence to make atonement for himself, he is to take some of the blood from the bull and the male goat, place it around the horns of the altar, and sprinkle it with the blood on his forefinger seven times, cleansing and sanctifying it from Israel's sins."

Leviticus 17:11

because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.

Leviticus 16:14-15

He is to take blood from the ox and sprinkle it with his forefinger toward the surface of the Mercy Seat. Then he is to sprinkle the blood on the surface of the Mercy Seat with his forefinger seven times. "He is to slaughter the male goat as a sin offering for the people and bring its blood beyond the curtain and do with its blood as he did with the blood of the bull: He is to sprinkle it on the Mercy Seat that is, over the surface of the Mercy Seat.

Leviticus 16:27

"The bull for the sin offering and the male goat for the sin offering, whose blood was brought into the sacred place, are to be taken outside the camp. Their skin, meat, and offal are to be incinerated.

Blood » Of legal sacrifices » Not offered with leaven

Exodus 23:18

"You are not to offer the blood of my sacrifice with anything leavened, and you are not to let the fat portion of my sacrifice remain overnight until morning.

Exodus 34:25

"You are not to offer the blood of my sacrifice with anything leavened, nor are you to allow the sacrifice of the Festival of Passover to remain until morning.

Blood » Beasts of prey delight in

Numbers 23:24

Look! The people are like lions. Like the lion, he rises up! He does not lie down again until he has consumed his prey and drunk the blood of the slain."

Psalm 68:23

that your feet may wade through blood. The tongues of your dogs will have their portions from your 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

Moses took some anointing oil and blood that was on the altar and sprinkled it on Aaron, on his clothes, on his sons, and on their clothes, consecrating Aaron, his clothes, his sons, and their clothes.

Exodus 29:2

unleavened bread, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil, which you are to make from fine wheat flour.

Exodus 29:21

You are to take some of the blood which is on the altar, along with some of the anointing oil, and sprinkle it on Aaron and his garments, and on his sons and their garments. He is to be consecrated with his garments, along with his sons and their garments.

Leviticus 8:23-24

Moses then slaughtered it, took some of its blood, and put it on Aaron's right earlobe, right thumb, and right great toe. Then Moses brought Aaron's sons, took some of the ram's blood, put it on their right earlobes, on their right thumbs, and on their right great toes, and then poured the blood on the altar and all around it.

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

Psalm 68:23

that your feet may wade through blood. The tongues of your dogs will have their portions from your enemies."

Psalm 58:10

The righteous person will rejoice when he sees your vengeance; when he washes 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 put it in bowls, while he sprinkled the other half on the altar. He took the Book of the Covenant and read it to the people. They said, "We will put into practice and obey everything that the LORD has decreed." Moses took the blood, sprinkled it on the people, and said, "This is the blood of the covenant that the LORD made with you based on all these words."

Ezekiel 43:18

Then he told me, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "These are the regulations for the altar, starting the day that it is constructed for presenting burnt offerings and sprinkling blood.

Ezekiel 43:20

You are to take some of its blood and put it on the four horns of the altar, on the four corners of its ledge, and on the border that surrounds it, thus cleansing it and making an atonement for it.

Blood » Water turned into, as a sign

Exodus 4:30

Aaron spoke everything that the LORD had spoken to Moses, and Moses performed the miracles before the very eyes of the people.

Exodus 4:9

But if they don't believe even these two signs, and won't listen to you, then take some water out of the Nile River and pour it on the dry ground. The water you took from the Nile River will turn into blood on the dry ground."

Blood » Red

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

2 Kings 3:22

As the Moabites arose early that morning, the sun cast its rays on the water, and to the Moabites, the water across from them appeared to be red like blood.

Blood » Eating of, forbidden to » The early Christians

Acts 15:20

Instead, we should write to them to keep away from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from anything strangled, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

to keep away from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from anything strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you avoid these things, you will do well. Goodbye."

Blood » Those that drink the blood of jesus Christ unworthily

1 Corinthians 11:27-29

Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks from the cup in an unworthy manner will be held responsible for the Lord's body and blood. A person must examine himself and then eat the bread and drink from the cup, because 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, the cedar wood, the crimson thread, and the hyssop, and dip them together in the blood of the bird that had been slaughtered over the flowing water. He is to sprinkle the blood seven times on the person with the infectious skin disease and then pronounce him clean. Then he is to release the live bird into the open fields.

Leviticus 14:17

"As to the remainder of the olive oil in his palm, he is to place some on the right earlobe of the person to be cleansed, on his right thumb, on his right great toe, and on the blood of the guilt offering.

Leviticus 14:28

The priest is to place oil from his palm on the right earlobe of the person being cleansed, on his right thumb, on his right great toe, and where the blood for the guilt offering is poured.

Leviticus 14:51-52

He is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the two crimson threads, and the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird over flowing water. Then he is to sprinkle the house seven times. He is to clean the house with the blood of the bird over flowing water, including cleansing the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the crimson thread.

Blood » Sacrificial » Sprinkled on door posts

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he established the Passover and the sprinkling of blood to keep the destroyer of the firstborn from touching the people.

Exodus 12:7-23

They're to take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and on the lintel of the houses where they eat the lamb. That very night they're to eat the meat, roasted over the fire, with unleavened bread and bitter herbs. Don't eat any of it raw or boiled in water. Instead, roast it over the fire, with its head, legs, and internal organs. read more.
Don't leave any of it until morning, and whatever does remain of it until morning you are to burn in the fire. ""This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it hurriedly it's the LORD's Passover. I'll pass through the land of Egypt that night and strike every firstborn in the land of Egypt, both people and animals. I'll execute judgments on all the gods of Egypt. I am the LORD. The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are. I'll see the blood and pass over you. There will be no plague to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt. ""This day is to be a memorial for you, and you are to celebrate it as a festival to the LORD. You are to celebrate it as a perpetual ordinance from generation to generation. You are to eat unleavened bread for seven days. On the first day be sure to remove all the leaven from your houses, because any person who eats anything leavened from the first day until the seventh will be cut off from Israel. Also, on the first day you're to hold a holy assembly, and on the seventh day you're to hold a holy assembly. No work is to be done during those days, except for preparing what is to be eaten by each person. ""You are to observe the Festival of Unleavened Bread, since on this very day I brought your tribal divisions from the land of Egypt. You are to observe this day from generation to generation as a perpetual ordinance. In the first month, from the evening of the fourteenth day of the month until the evening of the twenty-first day of the month, you are to eat unleavened bread. For seven days leaven is not to be found in your houses. Indeed, any person who eats anything leavened, is to be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether an alien or a native of the land. You are not to eat what is leavened. You are to eat unleavened bread in all your settlements.'" Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and told them, "Choose sheep for your families, and slaughter the Passover lamb. Take a bundle of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and apply some of the blood in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. None of you is to go out of the doorway of his house until morning, because the LORD will pass through to strike down the Egyptians, and when he sees the blood on the lintel and the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the doorway, and won't allow the destroyer to enter your houses to strike you down.

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

Deuteronomy 21:1-9

"If a murder victim is found fallen in the open country of the land that the LORD your God is about to give you to possess, and it is not known who killed him, then let your elders and judges go out and measure the distance from the dead body to the neighboring cities. Then the elders of the city nearest the body are to take a heifer that hasn't been put to work or hasn't pulled a yoke read more.
and are to lead the heifer to a flowing stream in a valley that has never been tilled or planted. They are to break the heifer's neck there. Then the priests of the descendants of Levi are to step forward, because the LORD your God chose them to serve and pronounce blessings in his name. Every case of dispute and assault is to be subject to their ruling. All the elders of the city nearest the dead body are to wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley, and they are to make this declaration: "Our hands didn't shed this blood, nor were we witnesses to the crime. Make atonement for your people Israel, whom you have redeemed, LORD, and don't charge the blood of an innocent man against them.' Then the blood that has been shed will be atoned for. This is how you will remove the guilt of innocent blood from among you, for you must do what is right in the sight of the LORD."

Blood » Figurative » Of judgments

Ezekiel 16:38

I'll judge you with the same standards by which I issue verdicts against a woman who commits adultery and murder. I'll avenge the blood you've shed with impassioned wrath.

Revelation 16:6

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

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

Leviticus 8:15

So Moses slaughtered it, took the blood, and applied some of it at the horns of the altar and around it with his fingers, thus purifying the altar. Then he poured the blood at the base of the altar, thereby sanctifying it as a means to make atonement with it.

Exodus 29:12

Take some of the blood of the bull, put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar.

Blood » Sacrificial » Poured at the bottom of the altar

Leviticus 8:15

So Moses slaughtered it, took the blood, and applied some of it at the horns of the altar and around it with his fingers, thus purifying the altar. Then he poured the blood at the base of the altar, thereby sanctifying it as a means to make atonement with it.

Exodus 29:12

Take some of the blood of the bull, put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar.

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

Leviticus 3:2

Then the presenter is to lay his hand on the head of the offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons, the priests, are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.

Leviticus 3:8

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 are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.

Leviticus 3:13

lay his hand over its head, then slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.

Leviticus 9:18

He slaughtered the ox and ram for the peace offering sacrifice on behalf of the people. Aaron's sons delivered the blood to him, which he poured on the altar and around it.

Blood » The jews often guilty of eating

1 Samuel 14:32-33

The army grabbed the spoil, took sheep, oxen, and calves, and slaughtered them on the ground, and then the army ate them with the blood. Someone reported this to Saul: "Right now the army is sinning against the LORD by eating meat with the blood." He said, "You have acted treacherously. Roll a large stone to me today."

Blood » Fluid

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only, you must not consume the blood; instead, pour it out on the ground as you would water.

Blood » Shedding of human » Hateful to God

Proverbs 6:16-17

Here are six things that the LORD hates seven, in fact, are detestable to him: Arrogant eyes, a lying tongue, and hands shedding innocent blood;

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

Zechariah 9:11

Now concerning you and my blood covenant with you, I have liberated your prisoners from a waterless pit.

Blood » Waters of egypt turned into, as a judgment

Exodus 7:17-21

""This is what the LORD says: "This is how you'll know that I am the LORD: Right now I'm going to strike the water of the Nile River with the staff that's in my hand, and it will be turned to blood. The fish in the Nile River will die and the river will stink. The Egyptians will be unable to drink water from the Nile River."'" The LORD also told Moses, "Tell Aaron, "Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their Nile River, over their ponds, and over their reservoirs, and they'll become blood. There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in their wood and stone containers.'" read more.
Moses and Aaron did just what the LORD had commanded. Aaron raised his staff and struck the water in the Nile River in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and all the water in the Nile River turned to blood. The fish in the Nile River died and the river stank. The Egyptians were not able to drink water from the Nile River, and blood was 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 will be a sign for you on the houses where you are. I'll see the blood and pass over you. There will be no plague 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, thereby polluting the land with blood.

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

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.

Blood » The price of, not to be consecrated

Matthew 27:6

The high priests picked up the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put this into the Temple treasury, because it is blood money."

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

Hebrews 9:7

But only the high priest went into the second part, and then only once a year, and never without blood, which he offered for himself and for the sins committed by the people in ignorance.

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

Genesis 9:4

However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Blood » Shedding of human » Defiling to the person

Isaiah 59:3

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

Blood » Shedding of human » Always punished

Blood » Shedding of human » Forbidden

Genesis 9:5

Also, I will certainly demand an accounting regarding bloodshed, from every animal and from every human being. I'll demand an accounting from every human being for the life of another human being.

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

Leviticus 4:5-6

The anointed priest is to take blood from the bull to the Tent of Meeting. The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle some of the blood seven times in the LORD's presence in front of the curtain of the sanctuary.

Leviticus 4:17

Then the priest is to dip his finger in the blood, sprinkle some of the blood seven times in front of the curtain in the LORD's presence,

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

Hebrews 9:6-28

When everything had been arranged like this, the priests always went into the first part of the tent to perform their duties. But only the high priest went into the second part, and then only once a year, and never without blood, which he offered for himself and for the sins committed by the people in ignorance. The Holy Spirit was indicating by this that the way into the Most Holy Place had not yet been disclosed as long as the first part of the tent was still standing. read more.
This illustration for today indicates that the gifts and sacrifices being offered could not clear the conscience of a worshiper, since they deal only with food, drink, and various washings, which are required for the body until the time when things would be set right. But when the Messiah came as a high priest of the good things that have come, he went through the greater and more perfect tent that was not made by human hands and that is not a part of this creation. Not with the blood of goats and calves, but with his own blood he went into the Most Holy Place once for all and secured our eternal redemption. For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are unclean purifies them physically, how much more will the blood of the Messiah, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from dead actions so that we may serve the living God! This is why the Messiah is the mediator of a new covenant; so that those who are called may receive the eternal inheritance promised them, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the offenses committed under the first covenant. For where there is a will, the death of the one who made it must be established. For a will is in force only when somebody has died, since it never takes effect as long as the one who made it is alive. This is why even the first covenant was not put into effect without blood. For after every commandment in the Law had been spoken to all the people by Moses, he took the blood of calves and goats, together with some water, scarlet wool, and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people, saying, "This is the blood of the covenant that God ordained for you." In the same way, he sprinkled with the blood both the tent and everything used in worship. In fact, under the Law almost everything is cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of the blood there is no forgiveness. Thus it was necessary for these earthly copies of the things in heaven to be cleansed by these sacrifices, but the heavenly things themselves are made clean with better sacrifices than these. For the Messiah did not go into a sanctuary made by human hands that is merely a copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, to appear now in God's presence on our behalf. Nor did he go into heaven to sacrifice himself again and again, the way the high priest goes into the Holy Place every year with blood that is not his own. Then he would have had to suffer repeatedly since the creation of the world. But now, at the end of the ages, he has appeared once for all to remove sin by his sacrifice. Indeed, just as people are destined to die once and after that to be judged, so the Messiah was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people. And he will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly wait for him.

Blood » Idolaters made drink-offerings of

Psalm 16:4

Those who hurry after another god will have many sorrows; I will not present their drink offerings of blood, nor will my lips speak their names.

Blood » Of all men the same

Blood » Birds of prey delight in

Job 39:30

His young ones feast on blood; he'll be found wherever there's a carcass."

Blood » Sacrificial » Without shedding of, no remission

Blood » Figurative » Of oppression and cruelty

Blood » Figurative » Of destruction

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.

Blood » Figurative » Of victories

Psalm 58:10

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

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

Leviticus 7:2

The guilt offering is to be offered in the same place where the burnt offering is slaughtered. The priest is to sprinkle some of its blood on the altar and around it.

Plague » The plague of » Blood

Exodus 7:14-25

Then the LORD told Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is hard. He has refused to let the people go. Go to Pharaoh in the morning as he's going down to the water. Stand on the bank of the Nile River and meet him. Be sure to take with you the staff that was turned into a snake. Then say to him, "The LORD God of the Hebrews, has sent me to you. He says, "Let my people go so they may serve me in the desert, but until now you haven't obeyed."' read more.
""This is what the LORD says: "This is how you'll know that I am the LORD: Right now I'm going to strike the water of the Nile River with the staff that's in my hand, and it will be turned to blood. The fish in the Nile River will die and the river will stink. The Egyptians will be unable to drink water from the Nile River."'" The LORD also told Moses, "Tell Aaron, "Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their Nile River, over their ponds, and over their reservoirs, and they'll become blood. There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in their wood and stone containers.'" Moses and Aaron did just what the LORD had commanded. Aaron raised his staff and struck the water in the Nile River in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and all the water in the Nile River turned to blood. The fish in the Nile River died and the river stank. The Egyptians were not able to drink water from the Nile River, and blood was throughout the land of Egypt. But the Egyptian magicians did the same thing with their secret arts. Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had said. Then Pharaoh turned away, went to his palace, and paid no attention to any of this. All the Egyptians dug around the Nile River for water to drink because they could not drink from the water in the Nile River. Seven days after the LORD had struck the Nile River,



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