'Innocent' in the Bible
Thou shalt keep far from the cause of falsehood; and the innocent and righteous slay not; for I will not justify the wicked.
that innocent blood be not shed in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and blood come not upon thee.
Thine eye shall not spare him; and thou shalt put away innocent blood from Israel, that it may be well with thee.
Forgive thy people Israel, whom thou, Jehovah, hast redeemed, and lay not innocent blood to the charge of thy people Israel; and the blood shall be expiated for them.
So shalt thou put away innocent blood from thy midst, when thou shalt do what is right in the eyes of Jehovah.
Cursed be he that taketh reward to smite mortally shedding innocent blood! And all the people shall say, Amen.
and it shall be, that whoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we shall be innocent; but every one who shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be upon our head, if any hand be upon him.
for he put his life in hand, and smote the Philistine, and Jehovah wrought a great salvation for all Israel: thou didst see it, and didst rejoice; why then wilt thou sin against innocent blood, in slaying David without cause?
And the king said to him, Do as he has said, and fall upon him, and bury him; and take away the innocent blood, which Joab shed, from me and from the house of my father.
And Manasseh shed very much innocent blood, till he had filled Jerusalem with it from one end to another; beside his sin with which he made Judah to sin, in doing evil in the sight of Jehovah.
and also because of the innocent blood that he had shed; for he had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and Jehovah would not pardon.
Remember, I pray thee, who that was innocent has perished? and where were the upright cut off?
If the scourge kill suddenly, he mocketh at the trial of the innocent.
I am afraid of all my sorrows; I know that thou wilt not hold me innocent.
Upright men shall be astonished at this, and the innocent shall be stirred up against the ungodly;
The righteous see it, and are glad; and the innocent laugh them to scorn:
Even him that is not innocent shall he deliver; yea, he shall be delivered by the pureness of thy hands.
He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on; and the innocent shall divide the silver.
He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages; in the secret places doth he slay the innocent: his eyes watch for the wretched.
He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be perfect, and I shall be innocent from great transgression.
They band together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn innocent blood.
And shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan; and the land was polluted with blood.
If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood;
So he that goeth in to his neighbour's wife: whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent.
Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
Every proud heart is an abomination to Jehovah: hand for hand, he shall not be held innocent.
Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish.
A faithful man aboundeth with blessings; but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths;
Yea, in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the innocent poor, whom thou didst not encounter breaking in, but it is found upon all these.
And thou sayest, Indeed I am innocent; his anger will turn from me. Behold, I will enter into judgment with thee because thou sayest, I have not sinned.
if ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed no innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt;
Thus saith Jehovah: Execute judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor; and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, or the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place.
But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.
only know for certain that if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof; for of a truth Jehovah hath sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.
Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, in that they have shed innocent blood in their land.
And they cried unto Jehovah and said, Ah, Jehovah, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, Jehovah, hast done as it pleased thee.