'Shedding' in the Bible
Then Judah suggested to his brothers, "Where's the profit in just killing our brother and shedding his blood?
Have no pity on him, but totally purge the shedding of innocent blood from Israel so that life may go well with you."
Now, your majesty, as the LORD lives and as you live, the LORD has kept you from shedding blood and from delivering yourself by your own actions. Now, may your enemies and those seeking to do evil to your majesty be like Nabal.
Blessed be your good judgment, and blessed be you, who today stopped me from shedding blood and delivering myself by my own actions.
When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab brought him aside within the gateway to talk to him alone and then stabbed him in the abdomen. So he died for shedding the blood of Joab's brother Asahel.
How much worse will it be, then, when evil men kill an innocent man on his own bed in his own house! Shouldn't I avenge his blood which you are responsible for shedding by removing you from the earth?"
But don't let him off unpunished, since you're a wise man and you'll know what you need to do to him. Find a way that he dies in his old age by shedding his blood."
Deliver me from the guilt of shedding blood, God, God of my salvation. Then my tongue will sing about your righteousness.
Arrogant eyes, a lying tongue, and hands shedding innocent blood;
But your eyes and heart are on nothing but your dishonest gain, shedding the blood of innocent people, and practicing oppression and extortion."
Cursed is the one who is slack in doing the LORD's work. Cursed is the one who holds back his sword from shedding blood.
"You are to say, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "The city keeps on shedding blood within her, hastening her time to be judged. She crafts idols that defile her.
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.
So tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "You keep eating flesh along with its blood, you keep looking to your idols, and you keep shedding blood, and you're going to take possession of the land?
therefore as I'm alive and living," declares the Lord GOD, "I'm turning you over to bloodshed, and bloodshed will certainly overtake you, since you never have hated shedding blood. That's why bloodshed will certainly pursue you.
Then you say, "If we had been living in the days of our ancestors, we would have had no part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'
In fact, under the Law almost everything is cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of the blood there is no forgiveness.
In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.