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13 Bible Verses about Killing The Innocent

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Lamentations 4:13

Due to the sins committed by her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests who shed in her midst, the blood of the righteous,

Ezekiel 7:23

"Forge a chain, because the land is full of bloody judgment and the city is filled with violence.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah are the garden in which he delights. He looked for justice, but saw only bloodshed; he searched for righteousness, but heard only an outcry!

Ezekiel 22:9

Slanderous men live among you, intent on shedding blood. They've eaten at the top of mountain shrines. They've crafted plans to do evil things among you.

Ezekiel 22:12

They take bribes among you to shed blood. You've taken usury and exacted interest. You've gained control over your neighbor through extortion. And you've forgotten me," declares the Lord GOD.

James 5:6

You have condemned and murdered the one who is righteous, even though he did not rebel against you.

Jeremiah 22:17

But your eyes and heart are on nothing but your dishonest gain, shedding the blood of innocent people, and practicing oppression and extortion."

Jeremiah 19:4

""This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "I'm about to bring a disaster on this place that will make the ears of all who hear about it tingle. For they have forsaken me and have treated this place as foreign. In it they have burned incense to other gods that neither they, their ancestors, nor the kings of Judah knew. They have also filled this place with the blood of innocent people.

Joel 3:19

Egypt will be desolate, and Edom will be a desert, because of violence against the people of Judah since they shed innocent blood in their land.

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.

2 Kings 24:3-4

It was truly by the command of the LORD against Judah that it came, in order to remove them from his sight, because of every sin that Manasseh had committed, as well as for the innocent blood that he had shed. He had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the LORD would not forgive them.

Psalm 44:22

For your sake we are being killed all day long. We are thought of as sheep to be slaughtered.

Romans 8:36

As it is written, "For your sake we are being put to death all day long. We are thought of as sheep headed for slaughter."

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