'Innocent' in the Bible
Keep thee far from a false matter; and slay thou not the innocent and righteous; for I will not justify the wicked.
Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him innocent that takes his name in vain.
that innocent blood not be shed in thy land, which the LORD thy God gives thee for an inheritance, and the blood shall not be upon thee.
Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel that it may go well with thee.
Reconcile thy people Israel, whom thou hast ransomed, O LORD, and impute not the innocent blood shed in the midst of thy people Israel. And the blood shall be forgiven them.
So shalt thou put away the guilt of innocent blood from among you, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of the LORD.
Cursed is he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
for he put his soul in his hand and slew the Philistine, and the LORD wrought a great salvation for all Israel. Thou didst see it and rejoice. Why then wilt thou sin against innocent blood to slay David without a cause?
And David said to Abishai, Do not destroy him, for who has stretched forth his hand against the LORD's anointed, and remained innocent?
Moreover, Manasseh shed innocent blood very much until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another besides his sin with which he made Judah sin so that they would do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.
and also for the innocent blood that he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, which the LORD would not pardon.
Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? Or where were the righteous cut off?
If it is the scourge, it slays suddenly, and it does not laugh at the trial of the innocent.
Upright men shall be astonied at this, and the innocent shall stir up himself against the hypocrite.
The righteous shall see it and be glad; and the innocent laughs them to scorn.
He shall deliver the island of the innocent; and in the pureness of thine hands thou shalt be kept.
he may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
I am clean without rebellion, I am innocent; neither is there iniquity in me.
He sits in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places he murders the innocent: his eyes are secretly set against the poor.
He that does not put out his money to usury nor take a bribe against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.
Keep back thy slave also from pride and arrogance; let them not have dominion over me; then I shall be perfect, and I shall be innocent of the great rebellion.
They gather themselves together as an army against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent blood.
and shed innocent blood, even 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 in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause.
A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
So is he that goes in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever touches her 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 their paths.
Yet thou didst say, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will enter into judgment with thee because thou hast said, I did not sin.
if ye do not oppress the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed no innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt,
Thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment and righteousness and deliver the oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor and do not deceive, neither steal from the stranger nor from the fatherless nor from the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.
But know ye for certain, that if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent blood upon yourselves and upon this city and upon its inhabitants; for of a truth the LORD has sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.
Now, thou son of man, wilt thou not judge, wilt thou not judge the city that spills innocent blood and cause her to know all her abominations?
Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the sons of Judah because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
And they cried unto the LORD and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for the soul of this man, and do not lay upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.
The LORD is slow to anger and great in power and will not at all treat the guilty as though they were innocent; the LORD whose way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore prudent as serpents and innocent as doves.
But if ye knew what this means, I will have mercy and not sacrifice, ye would not condemn the innocent.
saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? Thou shalt see to it.
When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person; see ye to it.
For your obedience is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.
that ye may be blameless and innocent, children of God without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world,
For it was expedient that we have such a high priest, who is holy, innocent, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens,