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13 Bible Verses about Killing The Innocent

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Lamentations 4:13

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and the guilt of her priests,
who shed the blood of the righteous
within her.

Ezekiel 7:23

Forge the chain,
for the land is filled with crimes of bloodshed,
and the city is filled with violence.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the Lord of Hosts
is the house of Israel,
and the men of Judah,
the plant He delighted in.
He looked for justice
but saw injustice,
for righteousness,
but heard cries of wretchedness.

Ezekiel 22:9

There are men within you who slander in order to shed blood. People who live in you eat at the mountain shrines; they commit immoral acts within you.

Ezekiel 22:12

People who live in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit on a loan and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Jeremiah 19:4

because they have abandoned Me and made this a foreign place. They have burned incense in it to other gods that they, their fathers, and the kings of Judah have never known. They have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.

Joel 3:19

Egypt will become desolate,
and Edom a desert wasteland,
because of the violence done to the people of Judah
in whose land they shed innocent blood.

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 that he caused Judah to commit. Consequently, they did what was evil in the Lord’s sight.

2 Kings 24:3-4

Indeed, this happened to Judah at the Lord’s command to remove them from His sight. It was because of the sins of Manasseh, according to all he had done, and also because of all the innocent blood he had shed. He had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the Lord would not forgive.

Psalm 44:22

Because of You we are slain all day long;
we are counted as sheep to be slaughtered.

Romans 8:36

As it is written:
Because of You
we are being put to death all day long;
we are counted as sheep to be slaughtered.

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