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.
"Whoever sheds human blood, by a human his own blood is to be shed; because God made human beings in his own image.
"What did you do?" God asked. "Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground.
2 Kings 9:26
"This is what the LORD says, "I have certainly observed the blood of Naboth and his sons, and I will repay you on this property," declares the LORD.' "Therefore take the body and throw it in the field, just as the LORD said."
to make their blood flow like water around Jerusalem, with no one being buried.
Now you're more cursed than the ground, which has opened to receive your brother's blood from your hand.
"Listen, earth! Don't cover my blood, for my outcry has no place to rest.
You'll be fuel for the conflagration. Your blood will be spilled throughout the land. You won't be remembered anymore, now that I, the LORD, have spoken."
I'll drench the land with your blood, right up to the mountains, and the ravines will overflow with blood that comes from you!
Her blood was in it. She poured it out onto bare rock. She didn't pour it out on the ground, intending to cover it with dirt.
In order to stir up my anger and in order to take vengeance, I set the blood on a bare rock so that it cannot be covered.'
I'm going to send disease into that city and blood into her streets. People will drop dead in her midst from the violence done to her from every side. Then they'll learn that I am the Lord GOD."
The blood of the world's prophets, saints, and all who had been murdered was found within her."
He will redeem them from oppression and violence, since their lives are precious in his sight.
This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because your lust has been poured out and your nakedness has been uncovered by your acts of fornication with your lovers, and because of all your detestable idols and the blood of your sons, whom you offered to them,
that your feet may wade through blood. The tongues of your dogs will have their portions from your enemies."
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,
Now there was a woman who had been suffering from chronic bleeding for twelve years.
A woman was there who had been suffering from chronic bleeding for twelve years. Although she had spent all she had on doctors, no one could heal her.
Even when the blood of your witness Stephen was being shed, I was standing there, approving it and guarding the coats of those who were killing him.'
to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better message than Abel's.