"The house of Israel and Judah is guilty and theirs is a stubborn guilt, at that!" he replied to me. "The land is filled with blood, and the city overflows with injustice, because they keep saying, "The LORD has abandoned the land,' and "The LORD isn't watching.'
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your tongue mutters wickedness.
Gilead is a lawless town; it is polluted by bloodshed.
"""Watch out! Each of the princes of Israel has misused his authority to shed blood.
He and his ruthless army with him will be brought to destroy the land. They'll draw their swords and attack Egypt, filling the land with the dead!
"Watch out! I'm vehemently angry about the unjust gains that you've earned, and about the blood that has been shed among you.
"You are to say, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "The city keeps on shedding blood within her, hastening her time to be judged. She crafts idols that defile her.
when the LORD will have washed away the filth of the women of Zion, cleaning up Jerusalem's guilt by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of tempest.
"Woe to the one who founds a city upon bloodshed, and constructs a city by lawlessness.
So I poured out my anger on them because of all the bloodshed throughout the land and because they had defiled it with their idolatry.
However, reports from the east and the north will alarm him, and he'll march out in great anger, intending to destroy and to desolate many.
The LORD told Hosea, "Name the child "Jezreel,' because in a little while I'll avenge the blood that was shed by Jehu's dynasty at Jezreel. I'll put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.
2 Samuel 1:22
From the blood of the slain, from the blood of the valiant, Jonathan's bow would not retreat nor would Saul's sword return empty.
1 Samuel 18:7-8
As the women sang and played, they said, "Saul has struck down his thousands but David his ten thousands." Saul was very angry and he did not like what the women sang. He told himself, "They have attributed tens of thousands to David, but to me they have attributed thousands. What else can he have but the kingdom?"
1 Samuel 21:11
The officials of Achish told him, "Isn't this David, king of the land? Isn't this the one about whom they sang as they danced, "Saul has struck down his thousands, but David his ten thousands'?"
1 Samuel 29:5
Isn't this the same David about whom the maidens sang when they were dancing, "Saul has struck down his thousands, but David his ten thousands'?"
2 Samuel 23:8
Here's a list of the names of David's special forces: Josheb-basshebeth the Tahkemonite was head of the Three; he was nicknamed Adino the Eznite because he killed 800 men in a single battle engagement.
2 Samuel 23:18
Zeruiah's son Abishai, Joab's brother, was the lieutenant in charge of the platoons. He used his spear to fight and kill 300 men, gaining a reputation distinct from the Three.
You've increased the number of fatally wounded in this city and you've filled your streets with the dead."