21 Bible Verses about Human Blood Shed
Most Relevant Verses
So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it.
“Whoever sheds man’s blood,
By man his blood shall be shed,
For in the image of God
He made man.
‘Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth and the blood of his sons,’ says the Lord, ‘and I will repay you in this property,’ says the Lord. Now then, take and cast him into the property, according to the word of the Lord.”
“O earth, do not cover my blood,
And let there be no resting place for my cry.
“I will also make the land drink the discharge of your blood
As far as the mountains,
And the ravines will be full of you.
“For her blood is in her midst;
She placed it on the bare rock;
She did not pour it on the ground
To cover it with dust.
Thus says the Lord God, “Because your lewdness was poured out and your nakedness uncovered through your harlotries with your lovers and with all your detestable idols, and because of the blood of your sons which you gave to idols,
And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.’
and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.