They will declare, ‘Our hands did not shed this blood; our eyes did not see it.
Now Abimelech had not approached her, so he said, “Lord, would You destroy a nation even though it is innocent?
Didn’t he himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, ‘He is my brother.’ I did this with a clear conscience and clean hands.”
Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you did this with a clear conscience. I have also kept you from sinning against Me. Therefore I have not let you touch her.
Consider: who has perished when he was innocent?
Where have the honest been destroyed?
Look, God does not reject a person of integrity,
and He will not support evildoers.
even though You know that I am not wicked
and that there is no one who can deliver from Your hand?
Would I lie about my case?
My wound is incurable,
though I am without transgression.”
I wash my hands in innocence
and go around Your altar, Lord,
Even if I were in the right, my own mouth would condemn me;
if I were blameless, my mouth would declare me guilty.
But Ephraim says:
“How rich I have become;
I made it all myself.
In all my earnings,
no one can find any crime in me
that I can be punished for!”
1 Thessalonians 2:10
You are witnesses, and so is God, of how devoutly, righteously, and blamelessly we conducted ourselves with you believers.
2 Samuel 3:28
David heard about it later and said: “I and my kingdom are forever innocent before the Lord concerning the blood of Abner son of Ner.
2 Samuel 22:24
I was blameless before Him
and kept myself from sinning.
I was blameless toward Him
and kept myself from sinning.
Though I am blameless,
I no longer care about myself;
I renounce my life.
let God weigh me in accurate scales,
and He will recognize my integrity.
“I am pure, without transgression;
I am clean and have no guilt.
For Job has declared, “I am righteous,
yet God has deprived me of justice.
My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths. They haven’t hurt me, for I was found innocent before Him. Also, I have not committed a crime against you my king.”
You have said, “My teaching is sound,
and I am pure in Your sight.”
But I live with integrity;
redeem me and be gracious to me.
You have tested my heart;
You have examined me at night.
You have tried me and found nothing evil;
I have determined that my mouth will not sin.
1 Samuel 24:11
See, my father! Look at the corner of your robe in my hand, for I cut it off, but I didn’t kill you. Look and recognize that there is no evil or rebellion in me. I haven’t sinned against you even though you are hunting me down to take my life.
2 Samuel 14:9
Then the woman of Tekoa said to the king, “My lord the king, may any blame be on me and my father’s house, and may the king and his throne be innocent.”
2 Samuel 15:11
Two hundred men from Jerusalem went with Absalom. They had been invited and were going innocently, for they knew nothing about the whole matter.
When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, “I am innocent of this man’s blood. See to it yourselves!”
regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness that is in the law, blameless.
After three days he called together the leaders of the Jews. When they had gathered he said to them: “Brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or the customs of our ancestors, I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
Therefore I testify to you this day that I am innocent of everyone’s blood,
while Paul made the defense that, “Neither against the Jewish law, nor against the temple, nor against Caesar have I sinned at all.”
All who found them devoured them.
Their adversaries said, “We’re not guilty;
instead, they have sinned against the Lord,
their righteous grazing land,
the hope of their ancestors, the Lord.”
2 Corinthians 7:11
For consider how much diligence this very thing—this grieving as God wills—has produced in you: what a desire to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what deep longing, what zeal, what justice! In every way you showed yourselves to be pure in this matter.
This is the way of an adulteress:
she eats and wipes her mouth
and says, “I’ve done nothing wrong.”
you claim, “I am innocent.
His anger is sure to turn away from me.”
But I will certainly judge you
because you have said, “I have not sinned.”