'Blame' in the Bible
I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:
For thy servant became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever.
Do not blame your people Israel whom you redeemed, O Lord, and do not hold them accountable for the bloodshed of an innocent person." Then atonement will be made for the bloodshed.
And Samson said to them, "This time, as far as the Philistines are concerned, when I do something evil I am without blame."
She fell at his feet and said, “On me alone, my lord, be the blame. And please let your maidservant speak to you, and listen to the words of your maidservant.
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.”
Throughout all this Job did not sin or blame God for anything.
“Shall a multitude of words not be answered?And should a talkative man [making such a long-winded defense] be acquitted?
I hold fast to my righteousness, and I will not let it go; my heart will not blame [any] of my days.
“Come on!” the sailors said to each other. “Let’s cast lots. Then we’ll know who is to blame for this trouble we’re in.” So they cast lots, and the lot singled out Jonah.
Then they said to him, “Tell us who is to blame for this trouble we’re in. What is your business and where are you from? What is your country and what people are you from?”
He answered them, “Pick me up and throw me into the sea so it may quiet down for you, for I know that I’m to blame for this violent storm that is against you.”
He replied, “Rightly did Isaiah prophesy about you hypocrites (play-actors, pretenders), as it is written [in Scripture],‘These people honor Me with their lips,But their heart is far from Me.
Both were righteous in God’s sight, living without blame according to all the commands and requirements of the Lord.
Some of the scribes replied, “Teacher, you have spoken well [so that there is no room for blame].”
But Jesus interposed. "Do not blame her," He said, "allow her to have kept it for the time of my preparation for burial.
You will say to me then, “Why does He still blame me [for sinning]? For who [including myself] has [ever] resisted His will and purpose?”
Then let us not criticize one another anymore, but rather determine this—not to put an obstacle or a stumbling block or a source of temptation in another believer’s way.
I do not say this to imply blame, for, as I have already said, you have such a place in our hearts that we would die with you or live with you.
Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:
According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.