This is a list of passages in the Bible containing the word, “blood.” When you read these, ask yourself how many of them sound perfectly wise, like some God would write, and how many sound more like a bunch of primitive tribesmen projecting their customs, values, and goals into an apparently barbaric ancient mythology. The Jewish culture didn’t just slightly influence the teachings in The Bible. It’s the manifesto of Jewish culture, and taken on a whole, it paints a clear picture of a tribal theocracy using violence to subdue its citizens and neighbors.
I challenge you to look up the context of these quotes on Bible Gateway.com or listen to the full chapters on YouTube. In most cases, you’ll either find a longer trainwreck of barbarism or at least more inapplicable, culturally-relative values, customs, and beliefs.
The number of absurd verses in the Bible point to the fact that, on a whole, by anybody’s standards, it’s not divine. Put yourself to the test. The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible made a list of every commandment in the Bible, titled “Every Jot And Tittle.” If you go through them and check which ones you agree with and practice, you’re going to pass over more than you tick. Nobody follows the majority of the Bible’s teachings because most of it is either immoral or archaic.
You may find some passages in the list below that sound positive and teach useful information, but you’ll find more that contradict the good ones. The Bible gets more wrong than it gets right, and you shouldn’t revere a broken clock for stating the obvious twice a day.
Whoever sheds human BLOOD, by humans shall their BLOOD be shed; for in the image of God has God made mankind.
Come now, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns and say that a ferocious animal devoured him. Then we’ll see what comes of his dreams.”
When Reuben heard this, he tried to rescue him from their hands. “Let’s not take his life,” he said. “Don’t shed any blood. Throw him into this cistern here in the wilderness, but don’t lay a hand on him.” Reuben said this to rescue him from them and take him back to his father.
So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe—the ornate robe he was wearing— and they took him and threw him into the cistern. The cistern was empty; there was no water in it.
As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were loaded with spices, balm and myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt.
Judah said to his brothers, “What will we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood? Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood.” His brothers agreed.
So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt.
When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes. He went back to his brothers and said, “The boy isn’t there! Where can I turn now?”
Then they got Joseph’s robe, slaughtered a goat and dipped the robe in the blood. They took the ornate robe back to their father and said, “We found this. Examine it to see whether it is your son’s robe.”
He recognized it and said, “It is my son’s robe! Some ferocious animal has devoured him. Joseph has surely been torn to pieces.”
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and mourned for his son many days. All his sons and daughters came to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. “No,” he said, “I will continue to mourn until I join my son in the grave.” So his father wept for him.
But if they do not believe these two signs or listen to you, take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry ground. The water you take from the river will become BLOOD on the ground.”
At a lodging place on the way, the Lord met Moses and was about to kill him. But Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off her son’s foreskin and touched Moses’ feet with it. “Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me,” she said.
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Pharaoh’s heart is unyielding; he refuses to let the people go. Go to Pharaoh in the morning as he goes out to the river. Confront him on the bank of the Nile, and take in your hand the staff that was changed into a snake. Then say to him, ‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to say to you: Let my people go, so that they may worship me in the wilderness. But until now you have not listened. This is what the Lord says: By this you will know that I am the Lord: With the staff that is in my hand I will strike the water of the Nile, and it will be changed into blood. The fish in the Nile will die, and the river will stink; the Egyptians will not be able to drink its water.’”
The Lord said to Moses, “Tell Aaron, ‘Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt—over the streams and canals, over the ponds and all the reservoirs—and they will turn to blood.’ Blood will be everywhere in Egypt, even in vessels of wood and stone.”
Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded. He raised his staff in the presence of Pharaoh and his officials and struck the water of the Nile, and all the water was changed into blood. The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad that the Egyptians could not drink its water. Blood was everywhere in Egypt.
The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in Egypt, “This month is to be for you the first month, the first month of your year. Tell the whole community of Israel that on the tenth day of this month each man is to take a lambfor his family, one for each household. If any household is too small for a whole lamb, they must share one with their nearest neighbor, having taken into account the number of people there are. You are to determine the amount of lamb needed in accordance with what each person will eat. The animals you choose must be year-old males without defect, and you may take them from the sheep or the goats. Take care of them until the fourteenth day of the month, when all the members of the community of Israel must slaughter them at twilight. Then they are to take some of the blood and put it on the sides and tops of the doorframes of the houses where they eat the lambs. That same nightthey are to eat the meat roasted over the fire, along with bitter herbs,and bread made without yeast. Do not eat the meat raw or boiled in water, but roast it over a fire—with the head, legs and internal organs.Do not leave any of it till morning; if some is left till morning, you must burn it. This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet and your staff in your hand. Eat it in haste; it is the Lord’s Passover.
“On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every firstborn of both people and animals, and I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt. I am the Lord. The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No destructive plague will touch you when I strike Egypt.
“This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to the Lord—a lasting ordinance. For seven days you are to eat bread made without yeast. On the first day remove the yeast from your houses, for whoever eats anything with yeast in it from the first day through the seventh must be cut off from Israel. On the first day hold a sacred assembly, and another one on the seventh day. Do no work at all on these days, except to prepare food for everyone to eat; that is all you may do.
“Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because it was on this very day that I brought your divisions out of Egypt. Celebrate this day as a lasting ordinance for the generations to come. In the first month you are to eat bread made without yeast, from the evening of the fourteenth day until the evening of the twenty-first day. For seven days no yeast is to be found in your houses. And anyone, whether foreigner or native-born, who eats anything with yeast in it must be cut off from the community of Israel. Eat nothing made with yeast. Wherever you live, you must eat unleavened bread.”
Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go at once and select the animals for your families and slaughter the Passoverlamb. Take a bunch of hyssop, dip it into the blood in the basin and put some of the blood on the top and on both sides of the doorframe. None of you shall go out of the door of your house until morning. When the Lord goes through the land to strike down the Egyptians, he will see the blood on the top and sides of the doorframe and will pass over that doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer to enter your houses and strike you down.
“Obey these instructions as a lasting ordinance for you and your descendants. When you enter the land that the Lord will give you as he promised, observe this ceremony. And when your children ask you, ‘What does this ceremony mean to you?’ then tell them, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice to the Lord, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians.’” Then the people bowed down and worshiped. The Israelites did just what the Lord commanded Moses and Aaron.
At midnight the Lord struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh, who sat on the throne, to the firstborn of the prisoner, who was in the dungeon, and the firstborn of all the livestockas well. Pharaoh and all his officials and all the Egyptians got up during the night, and there was loud wailing in Egypt, for there was not a house without someone dead.
During the night Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, “Up! Leave my people, you and the Israelites! Go, worship the Lord as you have requested. Take your flocks and herds, as you have said, and go. And also bless me.”
The Egyptians urged the people to hurry and leave the country. “For otherwise,” they said, “we will all die!” So the people took their dough before the yeast was added, and carried it on their shoulders in kneading troughs wrapped in clothing. The Israelites did as Moses instructed and asked the Egyptians for articles of silver and gold and for clothing. The Lord had made the Egyptians favorably disposed toward the people, and they gave them what they asked for; so they plunderedthe Egyptians.
The Israelites journeyed from Rameses to Sukkoth. There were about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides women and children. Many other people went up with them, and also large droves of livestock, both flocks and herds. With the dough the Israelites had brought from Egypt, they baked loaves of unleavened bread. The dough was without yeast because they had been driven out of Egypt and did not have time to prepare food for themselves.
Now the length of time the Israelite people lived in Egypt was 430 years.At the end of the 430 years, to the very day, all the Lord’s divisions left Egypt. Because the Lord kept vigil that night to bring them out of Egypt, on this night all the Israelites are to keep vigil to honor the Lord for the generations to come.
The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “These are the regulations for the Passover meal:
“No foreigner may eat it. Any slave you have bought may eat it after you have circumcised him, but a temporary resident or a hired worker may not eat it.
“It must be eaten inside the house; take none of the meat outside the house. Do not break any of the bones. The whole community of Israel must celebrate it.
“A foreigner residing among you who wants to celebrate the Lord’s Passover must have all the males in his household circumcised; then he may take part like one born in the land. No uncircumcised male may eat it. The same law applies both to the native-born and to the foreigner residing among you.”
All the Israelites did just what the Lord had commanded Moses and Aaron. And on that very day the Lord brought the Israelites out of Egypt by their divisions.
If a thief is caught breaking in at night and is struck a fatal blow, the defender is not guilty of bloodshed; but if it happens after sunrise, the defender is guilty of bloodshed.
Do not offer the BLOOD of a sacrifice to me along with anything containing yeast. “The fat of my festival offerings must not be kept until morning.
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Come up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel. You are to worship at a distance, but Moses alone is to approach the Lord; the others must not come near. And the people may not come up with him.”
When Moses went and told the people all the Lord’s words and laws, they responded with one voice, “Everything the Lord has said we will do.” Moses then wrote down everything the Lord had said.
He got up early the next morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain and set up twelve stone pillars representing the twelve tribes of Israel. Then he sent young Israelite men, and they offered burnt offerings and sacrificed young bulls as fellowship offerings to the Lord.Moses took half of the blood and put it in bowls, and the other half he splashed against the altar. Then he took the Book of the Covenant and read it to the people. They responded, “We will do everything the Lord has said; we will obey.”
Moses then took the blood, sprinkled it on the people and said, “This is the blood of the covenant that the Lord has made with you in accordance with all these words.”
Bring the bull to the front of the tent of meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head. Slaughter it in the Lord’s presence at the entrance to the tent of meeting. Take some of the bull’s blood and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and pour out the rest of it at the base of the altar. Then take all the fat on the internal organs, the long lobe of the liver, and both kidneys with the fat on them, and burn them on the altar. But burn the bull’s flesh and its hide and its intestines outside the camp. It is a sin offering.
“Take one of the rams, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head. Slaughter it and take the blood and splash it against the sides of the altar. Cut the ram into pieces and wash the internal organs and the legs, putting them with the head and the other pieces. Then burn the entire ram on the altar. It is a burnt offering to the Lord, a pleasing aroma, a food offering presented to the Lord.
“Take the other ram, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head. Slaughter it, take some of its blood and put it on the lobes of the right ears of Aaron and his sons, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Then splash blood against the sides of the altar. And take some blood from the altar and some of the anointing oil and sprinkle it on Aaron and his garments and on his sons and their garments. Then he and his sons and their garments will be consecrated.
“Take from this ram the fat, the fat tail, the fat on the internal organs, the long lobe of the liver, both kidneys with the fat on them, and the right thigh. (This is the ram for the ordination.) From the basket of bread made without yeast, which is before the Lord, take one round loaf, one thick loaf with olive oil mixed in, and one thin loaf. Put all these in the hands of Aaron and his sons and have them wave them before the Lord as a wave offering. Then take them from their hands and burn them on the altar along with the burnt offering for a pleasing aroma to the Lord, a food offering presented to the Lord. After you take the breast of the ram for Aaron’s ordination, wave it before the Lord as a wave offering, and it will be your share.
Exodus 30:10 Once a year Aaron shall make atonement on its horns. This annual atonement must be made with the BLOOD of the atoning sin offering for the generations to come. It is most holy to the Lord.”
Exodus 34:25 “Do not offer the BLOOD of a sacrifice to me along with anything containing yeast, and do not let any of the sacrifice from the Passover Festival remain until morning.
The Lord called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting. He said, “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When anyone among you brings an offering to the Lord, bring as your offering an animal from either the herd or the flock.
If the offering is a burnt offering from the herd, you are to offer a male without defect. You must present it at the entrance to the tent of meeting so that it will be acceptable to the Lord. You are to lay your hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted on your behalf to make atonement for you. You are to slaughter the young bull before the Lord, and then Aaron’s sons the priests shall bring the blood and splash it against the sides of the altar at the entrance to the tent of meeting. You are to skin the burnt offering and cut it into pieces. The sons of Aaron the priest are to put fire on the altar and arrange wood on the fire. Then Aaron’s sons the priests shall arrange the pieces, including the head and the fat, on the wood that is burning on the altar. You are to wash the internal organs and the legs with water, and the priest is to burn all of it on the altar. It is a burnt offering, a food offering, an aroma pleasing to the Lord.
If the offering is a burnt offering from the flock, from either the sheep or the goats, you are to offer a male without defect. You are to slaughter it at the north side of the altar before the Lord, and Aaron’s sons the priests shall splash its blood against the sides of the altar. You are to cut it into pieces, and the priest shall arrange them, including the head and the fat, on the wood that is burning on the altar. You are to wash the internal organs and the legs with water, and the priest is to bring all of them and burn them on the altar. It is a burnt offering, a food offering, an aroma pleasing to the Lord.
“‘If the offering to the Lord is a burnt offering of birds, you are to offer a dove or a young pigeon. The priest shall bring it to the altar, wring off the head and burn it on the altar; its blood shall be drained out on the side of the altar. He is to remove the crop and the feathers and throw them down east of the altar where the ashes are. He shall tear it open by the wings, not dividing it completely, and then the priest shall burn it on the wood that is burning on the altar. It is a burnt offering, a food offering, an aroma pleasing to the Lord.
If your offering is a fellowship offering, and you offer an animal from the herd, whether male or female, you are to present before the Lordan animal without defect. You are to lay your hand on the head of your offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the tent of meeting. Then Aaron’s sons the priests shall splash the blood against the sides of the altar. From the fellowship offering you are to bring a food offering to the Lord: the internal organs and all the fat that is connected to them, both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the long lobe of the liver, which you will remove with the kidneys. Then Aaron’s sons are to burn it on the altar on top of the burnt offering that is lying on the burning wood; it is a food offering, an aroma pleasing to the Lord.
If you offer an animal from the flock as a fellowship offering to the Lord, you are to offer a male or female without defect. If you offer a lamb, you are to present it before the Lord, lay your hand on its head and slaughter it in front of the tent of meeting. Then Aaron’s sons shall splash its blood against the sides of the altar. From the fellowship offering you are to bring a food offering to the Lord: its fat, the entire fat tail cut off close to the backbone, the internal organs and all the fat that is connected to them, both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the long lobe of the liver, which you will remove with the kidneys. The priest shall burn them on the altar as a food offering presented to the Lord.
If your offering is a goat, you are to present it before the Lord, lay your hand on its head and slaughter it in front of the tent of meeting. Then Aaron’s sons shall splash its blood against the sides of the altar.From what you offer you are to present this food offering to the Lord: the internal organs and all the fat that is connected to them, both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the long lobe of the liver, which you will remove with the kidneys. The priest shall burn them on the altar as a food offering, a pleasing aroma. All the fat is the Lord’s.
This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live: You must not eat any fat or any blood.
The Lord said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites: ‘When anyone sins unintentionally and does what is forbidden in any of the Lord’s commands—
“‘If the anointed priest sins, bringing guilt on the people, he must bring to the Lord a young bull without defect as a sin offering for the sin he has committed. He is to present the bull at the entrance to the tent of meeting before the Lord. He is to lay his hand on its head and slaughter it there before the Lord. Then the anointed priest shall take some of the bull’s blood and carry it into the tent of meeting. He is to dip his finger into the blood and sprinkle some of it seven times before the Lord, in front of the curtain of the sanctuary. The priest shall then put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting. The rest of the bull’s blood he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering at the entrance to the tent of meeting. He shall remove all the fat from the bull of the sin offering—all the fat that is connected to the internal organs, both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the long lobe of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys— just as the fat is removed from the oxs acrificed as a fellowship offering. Then the priest shall burn them on the altar of burnt offering. But the hide of the bull and all its flesh, as well as the head and legs, the internal organs and the intestines— that is, all the rest of the bull—he must take outside the camp to a place ceremonially clean, where the ashes are thrown, and burn it there in a wood fire on the ash heap.
“‘If the whole Israelite community sins unintentionally and does what is forbidden in any of the Lord’s commands, even though the community is unaware of the matter, when they realize their guilt and the sin they committed becomes known, the assembly must bring a young bull as a sin offering and present it before the tent of meeting. The elders of the community are to lay their hands on the bull’s head before the Lord, and the bull shall be slaughtered before the Lord. Then the anointed priest is to take some of the bull’s blood into the tent of meeting. He shall dip his finger into the blood and sprinkle it before the Lord seven times in front of the curtain. He is to put some of the blood on the horns of the altar that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting. The rest of the blood he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering at the entrance to the tent of meeting. He shall remove all the fat from it and burn it on the altar, and do with this bull just as he did with the bull for the sin offering. In this way the priest will make atonement for the community, and they will be forgiven. Then he shall take the bull outside the camp and burn it as he burned the first bull. This is the sin offering for the community.
“‘When a leader sins unintentionally and does what is forbidden in any of the commands of the Lord his God, when he realizes his guilt and the sin he has committed becomes known, he must bring as his offering a male goat without defect. He is to lay his hand on the goat’s head and slaughter it at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered before the Lord. It is a sin offering. Then the priest shall take some of the blood of the sin offering with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering and pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar. He shall burn all the fat on the altar as he burned the fat of the fellowship offering. In this way the priest will make atonement for the leader’s sin, and he will be forgiven.
“‘If any member of the community sins unintentionally and does what is forbidden in any of the Lord’s commands, when they realize their guiltand the sin they have committed becomes known, they must bring as their offering for the sin they committed a female goat without defect.They are to lay their hand on the head of the sin offering and slaughter it at the place of the burnt offering. Then the priest is to take some of the blood with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering and pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar. They shall remove all the fat, just as the fat is removed from the fellowship offering, and the priest shall burn it on the altar as an aroma pleasing to the Lord. In this way the priest will make atonement for them, and they will be forgiven.
“‘If someone brings a lamb as their sin offering, they are to bring a female without defect. They are to lay their hand on its head and slaughter it for a sin offering at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered. Then the priest shall take some of the blood of the sin offering with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering and pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar. They shall remove all the fat, just as the fat is removed from the lamb of the fellowship offering, and the priest shall burn it on the altar on top of the food offerings presented to the Lord. In this way the priest will make atonement for them for the sin they have committed, and they will be forgiven.
Anyone who cannot afford a lamb is to bring two doves or two young pigeons to the Lord as a penalty for their sin—one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering. They are to bring them to the priest, who shall first offer the one for the sin offering. He is to wring its head from its neck, not dividing it completely, and is to splash some of the blood of the sin offering against the side of the altar; the rest of the blood must be drained out at the base of the altar. It is a sin offering. The priest shall then offer the other as a burnt offering in the prescribed way and make atonement for them for the sin they have committed, and they will be forgiven.
The Lord said to Moses, “Say to Aaron and his sons: ‘These are the regulations for the sin offering: The sin offering is to be slaughtered before the Lord in the place the burnt offering is slaughtered; it is most holy. The priest who offers it shall eat it; it is to be eaten in the sanctuary area, in the courtyard of the tent of meeting. Whatever touches any of the flesh will become holy, and if any of the blood is spattered on a garment, you must wash it in the sanctuary area. The clay pot the meat is cooked in must be broken; but if it is cooked in a bronze pot, the pot is to be scoured and rinsed with water. Any male in a priest’s family may eat it; it is most holy. But any sin offering whose blood is brought into the tent of meeting to make atonement in the Holy Place must not be eaten; it must be burned up.
The Lord said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites: ‘Do not eat any of the fat of cattle, sheep or goats. The fat of an animal found dead or torn by wild animals may be used for any other purpose, but you must not eat it.Anyone who eats the fat of an animal from which a food offering may be presented to the Lord must be cut off from their people. And wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal. Anyone who eats blood must be cut off from their people.’”
The Lord said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites: ‘Anyone who brings a fellowship offering to the Lord is to bring part of it as their sacrifice to the Lord. With their own hands they are to present the food offering to the Lord; they are to bring the fat, together with the breast, and wave the breast before the Lord as a wave offering. The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons. You are to give the right thigh of your fellowship offerings to the priest as a contribution. The son of Aaron who offers the blood and the fat of the fellowship offering shall have the right thigh as his share. From the fellowship offerings of the Israelites, I have taken the breast that is waved and the thigh that is presented and have given them to Aaron the priest and his sons as their perpetual share from the Israelites.’”
Moses slaughtered the bull and took some of the blood, and with his finger he put it on all the horns of the altar to purify the altar. He poured out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar. So he consecrated it to make atonement for it. Moses also took all the fat around the internal organs, the long lobe of the liver, and both kidneys and their fat, and burned it on the altar. But the bull with its hide and its flesh and its intestines he burned up outside the camp, as the Lord commanded Moses.
He then presented the ram for the burnt offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on its head. Then Moses slaughtered the ram and splashed the blood against the sides of the altar. He cut the ram into pieces and burned the head, the pieces and the fat. He washed the internal organs and the legs with water and burned the whole ram on the altar. It was a burnt offering, a pleasing aroma, a food offering presented to the Lord, as the Lord commanded Moses.
He then presented the other ram, the ram for the ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on its head. Moses slaughtered the ram and took some of its blood and put it on the lobe of Aaron’s right ear, on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot. Moses also brought Aaron’s sons forward and put some of the blood on the lobes of their right ears, on the thumbs of their right hands and on the big toes of their right feet. Then he splashed blood against the sides of the altar. After that, he took the fat, the fat tail, all the fat around the internal organs, the long lobe of the liver, both kidneys and their fat and the right thigh. And from the basket of bread made without yeast, which was before the Lord, he took one thick loaf, one thick loaf with olive oil mixed in, and one thin loaf, and he put these on the fat portions and on the right thigh. He put all these in the hands of Aaron and his sons, and they waved them before the Lord as a wave offering. Then Moses took them from their hands and burned them on the altar on top of the burnt offering as an ordination offering, a pleasing aroma, a food offering presented to the Lord. Moses also took the breast, which was his share of the ordination ram, and waved it before the Lord as a wave offering, as the Lord commanded Moses.
Then Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood from the altar and sprinkled them on Aaron and his garments and on his sons and their garments. So he consecrated Aaron and his garments and his sons and their garments.
His sons brought the blood to him, and he dipped his finger into the blood and put it on the horns of the altar; the rest of the blood he poured out at the base of the altar. On the altar he burned the fat, the kidneys and the long lobe of the liver from the sin offering, as the Lord commanded Moses; the flesh and the hide he burned up outside the camp.
Then he slaughtered the burnt offering. His sons handed him the blood, and he splashed it against the sides of the altar. They handed him the burnt offering piece by piece, including the head, and he burned them on the altar. He washed the internal organs and the legs and turned them on top of the burnt offering on the altar.
Aaron then brought the offering that was for the people. He took the goat for the people’s sin offering and slaughtered it and offered it for a sin offering as he did with the first one.
He brought the burnt offering and offered it in the prescribed way. He also brought the grain offering, took a handful of it and burned it on the altar in addition to the morning’s burnt offering.
He slaughtered the ox and the ram as the fellowship offering for the people. His sons handed him the blood, and he splashed it against the sides of the altar. But the fat portions of the ox and the ram—the fat tail, the layer of fat, the kidneys and the long lobe of the liver— these they laid on the breasts, and then Aaron burned the fat on the altar.
Since its BLOOD was not taken into the Holy Place, you should have eaten the goat in the sanctuary area, as I commanded.”
The Lord said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites: ‘A woman who becomes pregnant and gives birth to a son will be ceremonially unclean for seven days, just as she is unclean during her monthly period. On the eighth day the boy is to be circumcised. Then the woman must wait thirty-three days to be purified from her bleeding. She must not touch anything sacred or go to the sanctuary until the days of her purification are over.If she gives birth to a daughter, for two weeks the woman will be unclean, as during her period. Then she must wait sixty-six days to be purified from her bleeding.
“‘When the days of her purification for a son or daughter are over, she is to bring to the priest at the entrance to the tent of meeting a year-old lamb for a burnt offering and a young pigeon or a dove for a sin offering.He shall offer them before the Lord to make atonement for her, and then she will be ceremonially clean from her flow of blood.
“‘These are the regulations for the woman who gives birth to a boy or a girl. But if she cannot afford a lamb, she is to bring two doves or two young pigeons, one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering.In this way the priest will make atonement for her, and she will be clean.’”
The Lord said to Moses, “These are the regulations for any diseased person at the time of their ceremonial cleansing, when they are brought to the priest: The priest is to go outside the camp and examine them. If they have been healed of their defiling skin disease, the priest shall order that two live clean birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop be brought for the person to be cleansed. Then the priest shall order that one of the birds be killed over fresh water in a clay pot. He is then to take the live bird and dip it, together with the cedar wood, the scarlet yarn and the hyssop, into the blood of the bird that was killed over the fresh water. Seven times he shall sprinkle the one to be cleansed of the defiling disease, and then pronounce them clean. After that, he is to release the live bird in the open fields.
“The person to be cleansed must wash their clothes, shave off all their hair and bathe with water; then they will be ceremonially clean. After this they may come into the camp, but they must stay outside their tent for seven days. On the seventh day they must shave off all their hair;they must shave their head, their beard, their eyebrows and the rest of their hair. They must wash their clothes and bathe themselves with water, and they will be clean.
“On the eighth day they must bring two male lambs and one ewe lamb a year old, each without defect, along with three-tenths of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with olive oil for a grain offering, and one log of oil.The priest who pronounces them clean shall present both the one to be cleansed and their offerings before the Lord at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
“Then the priest is to take one of the male lambs and offer it as a guilt offering, along with the log of oil; he shall wave them before the Lord as a wave offering. He is to slaughter the lamb in the sanctuary area where the sin offering and the burnt offering are slaughtered. Like the sin offering, the guilt offering belongs to the priest; it is most holy. The priest is to take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot. The priest shall then take some of the log of oil, pour it in the palm of his own left hand, dip his right forefinger into the oil in his palm, and with his finger sprinkle some of it before the Lord seven times. The priest is to put some of the oil remaining in his palm on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot, on top of the blood of the guilt offering. The rest of the oil in his palm the priest shall put on the head of the one to be cleansed and make atonement for them before the Lord.
“Then the priest is to sacrifice the sin offering and make atonement for the one to be cleansed from their uncleanness. After that, the priest shall slaughter the burnt offering and offer it on the altar, together with the grain offering, and make atonement for them, and they will be clean.
“If, however, they are poor and cannot afford these, they must take one male lamb as a guilt offering to be waved to make atonement for them, together with a tenth of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with olive oil for a grain offering, a log of oil, and two doves or two young pigeons,such as they can afford, one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.
“On the eighth day they must bring them for their cleansing to the priest at the entrance to the tent of meeting, before the Lord. The priest is to take the lamb for the guilt offering, together with the log of oil, and wave them before the Lord as a wave offering. He shall slaughter the lamb for the guilt offering and take some of its blood and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot. The priest is to pour some of the oil into the palm of his own left hand, and with his right forefinger sprinkle some of the oil from his palm seven times before the Lord. Some of the oil in his palm he is to put on the same places he put the blood of the guilt offering—on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot. The rest of the oil in his palm the priest shall put on the head of the one to be cleansed, to make atonement for them before the Lord.Then he shall sacrifice the doves or the young pigeons, such as the person can afford, one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering, together with the grain offering. In this way the priest will make atonement before the Lord on behalf of the one to be cleansed.”
These are the regulations for anyone who has a defiling skin disease and who cannot afford the regular offerings for their cleansing.
The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “When you enter the land of Canaan,which I am giving you as your possession, and I put a spreading mold in a house in that land, the owner of the house must go and tell the priest, ‘I have seen something that looks like a defiling mold in my house.’ The priest is to order the house to be emptied before he goes in to examine the mold, so that nothing in the house will be pronounced unclean. After this the priest is to go in and inspect the house. He is to examine the mold on the walls, and if it has greenish or reddish depressions that appear to be deeper than the surface of the wall, the priest shall go out the doorway of the house and close it up for seven days. On the seventh day the priest shall return to inspect the house. If the mold has spread on the walls, he is to order that the contaminated stones be torn out and thrown into an unclean place outside the town. He must have all the inside walls of the house scraped and the material that is scraped off dumped into an unclean place outside the town. Then they are to take other stones to replace these and take new clay and plaster the house.
“If the defiling mold reappears in the house after the stones have been torn out and the house scraped and plastered, the priest is to go and examine it and, if the mold has spread in the house, it is a persistent defiling mold; the house is unclean. It must be torn down—its stones, timbers and all the plaster—and taken out of the town to an unclean place.
“Anyone who goes into the house while it is closed up will be unclean till evening. Anyone who sleeps or eats in the house must wash their clothes.
“But if the priest comes to examine it and the mold has not spread after the house has been plastered, he shall pronounce the house clean, because the defiling mold is gone. To purify the house he is to take two birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop. He shall kill one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot. Then he is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the scarlet yarn and the live bird, dip them into the blood of the dead bird and the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times. He shall purify the house with the bird’s blood, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop and the scarlet yarn. Then he is to release the live bird in the open fields outside the town. In this way he will make atonement for the house, and it will be clean.”
These are the regulations for any defiling skin disease, for a sore, for defiling molds in fabric or in a house, and for a swelling, a rash or a shiny spot, to determine when something is clean or unclean.
Leviticus 15:19 “‘When a woman has her regular flow of BLOOD, the impurity of her monthly period will last seven days, and anyone who touches her will be unclean till evening.
Leviticus 15:25 “‘When a woman has a discharge of BLOOD for many days at a time other than her monthly period or has a discharge that continues beyond her period, she will be unclean as long as she has the discharge, just as in the days of her period.
Leviticus 16:14 He is to take some of the bull’s BLOOD and with his finger sprinkle it on the front of the atonement cover; then he shall sprinkle some of it with his finger seven times before the atonement cover.
Leviticus 16:15 “He shall then slaughter the goat for the sin offering for the people and take its BLOOD behind the curtain and do with it as he did with the bull’s BLOOD: He shall sprinkle it on the atonement cover and in front of it.
Leviticus 16:18 “Then he shall come out to the altar that is before the Lord and make atonement for it. He shall take some of the bull’s BLOOD and some of the goat’s BLOOD and put it on all the horns of the altar.
Leviticus 16:19 He shall sprinkle some of the BLOOD on it with his finger seven times to cleanse it and to consecrate it from the uncleanness of the Israelites.
Leviticus 16:27 The bull and the goat for the sin offerings, whose BLOOD was brought into the Most Holy Place to make atonement, must be taken outside the camp; their hides, flesh and intestines are to be burned up.
Leviticus 17:4 instead of bringing it to the entrance to the tent of meeting to present it as an offering to the Lord in front of the tabernacle of the Lord—that person shall be considered guilty of BLOODSHED; they have shed BLOOD and must be cut off from their people.
Leviticus 17:6 The priest is to splash the BLOOD against the altar of the Lord at the entrance to the tent of meeting and burn the fat as an aroma pleasing to the Lord.
Leviticus 17:10 “‘I will set my face against any Israelite or any foreigner residing among them who eats BLOOD, and I will cut them off from the people.
Leviticus 17:11 For the life of a creature is in the BLOOD, and I have given it to you to make atonement for yourselves on the altar; it is the BLOOD that makes atonement for one’s life.
Leviticus 17:12 Therefore I say to the Israelites, “None of you may eat BLOOD, nor may any foreigner residing among you eat BLOOD.”
Leviticus 17:13 “‘Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among you who hunts any animal or bird that may be eaten must drain out the BLOOD and cover it with earth,
Leviticus 17:14 because the life of every creature is its BLOOD. That is why I have said to the Israelites, “You must not eat the BLOOD of any creature, because the life of every creature is its BLOOD; anyone who eats it must be cut off.”
Leviticus 19:26 “‘Do not eat any meat with the BLOOD still in it. “‘Do not practice divination or seek omens.
Leviticus 20:9 “‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death. Because they have cursed their father or mother, their BLOOD will be on their own head.
Leviticus 20:11 “‘If a man has sexual relations with his father’s wife, he has dishonored his father. Both the man and the woman are to be put to death; their BLOOD will be on their own heads.
Leviticus 20:12 “‘If a man has sexual relations with his daughter-in-law, both of them are to be put to death. What they have done is a perversion; their BLOOD will be on their own heads.
Leviticus 20:13 “‘If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their BLOOD will be on their own heads.
Leviticus 20:16 “‘If a woman approaches an animal to have sexual relations with it, kill both the woman and the animal. They are to be put to death; their BLOOD will be on their own heads.
Leviticus 20:27 “‘A man or woman who is a medium or spiritist among you must be put to death. You are to stone them; their BLOOD will be on their own heads.’”
Leviticus 25:49 An uncle or a cousin or any BLOOD relative in their clan may redeem them. Or if they prosper, they may redeem themselves.
Numbers 18:17 “But you must not redeem the firstborn of a cow, a sheep or a goat; they are holy. Splash their BLOOD against the altar and burn their fat as a food offering, an aroma pleasing to the Lord.
Numbers 19:4 Then Eleazar the priest is to take some of its BLOOD on his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the tent of meeting.
Numbers 19:5 While he watches, the heifer is to be burned—its hide, flesh, BLOOD and intestines.
Numbers 23:24 The people rise like a lioness; they rouse themselves like a lion that does not rest till it devours its prey and drinks the BLOOD of its victims.”
Numbers 35:19 The avenger of BLOOD shall put the murderer to death; when the avenger comes upon the murderer, the avenger shall put the murderer to death.
Numbers 35:21 or if out of enmity one person hits another with their fist so that the other dies, that person is to be put to death; that person is a murderer. The avenger of BLOOD shall put the murderer to death when they meet.
Numbers 35:24 the assembly must judge between the accused and the avenger of BLOOD according to these regulations.
Numbers 35:25 The assembly must protect the one accused of murder from the avenger of BLOOD and send the accused back to the city of refuge to which they fled. The accused must stay there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.
Numbers 35:27 and the avenger of BLOOD finds them outside the city, the avenger of BLOOD may kill the accused without being guilty of murder.
Numbers 35:33 “‘Do not pollute the land where you are. BLOODSHED pollutes the land, and atonement cannot be made for the land on which BLOOD has been shed, except by the BLOOD of the one who shed it.
Deuteronomy 12:16 But you must not eat the BLOOD; pour it out on the ground like water.
Deuteronomy 12:23 But be sure you do not eat the BLOOD, because the BLOOD is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat.
Deuteronomy 12:24 You must not eat the BLOOD; pour it out on the ground like water.
Deuteronomy 12:27 Present your burnt offerings on the altar of the Lord your God, both the meat and the BLOOD. The BLOOD of your sacrifices must be poured beside the altar of the Lord your God, but you may eat the meat.
Deuteronomy 15:23 But you must not eat the BLOOD; pour it out on the ground like water.
Deuteronomy 17:8 [ Law Courts ] If cases come before your courts that are too difficult for you to judge—whether BLOODSHED, lawsuits or assaults—take them to the place the Lord your God will choose.
Deuteronomy 19:6 Otherwise, the avenger of BLOOD might pursue him in a rage, overtake him if the distance is too great, and kill him even though he is not deserving of death, since he did it to his neighbor without malice aforethought.
Deuteronomy 19:10 Do this so that innocent BLOOD will not be shed in your land, which the Lord your God is giving you as your inheritance, and so that you will not be guilty of BLOODSHED.
Deuteronomy 19:12 the killer shall be sent for by the town elders, be brought back from the city, and be handed over to the avenger of BLOOD to die.
Deuteronomy 19:13 Show no pity. You must purge from Israel the guilt of shedding innocent BLOOD, so that it may go well with you.
Deuteronomy 21:7 and they shall declare: “Our hands did not shed this BLOOD, nor did our eyes see it done.
Deuteronomy 21:8 Accept this atonement for your people Israel, whom you have redeemed, Lord, and do not hold your people guilty of the BLOOD of an innocent person.” Then the BLOODSHED will be atoned for,
Deuteronomy 21:9 and you will have purged from yourselves the guilt of shedding innocent BLOOD, since you have done what is right in the eyes of the Lord.
Deuteronomy 22:8 When you build a new house, make a parapet around your roof so that you may not bring the guilt of BLOODSHED on your house if someone falls from the roof.
Deuteronomy 32:14 with curds and milk from herd and flock and with fattened lambs and goats, with choice rams of Bashan and the finest kernels of wheat. You drank the foaming BLOOD of the grape.
Deuteronomy 32:42 I will make my arrows drunk with BLOOD, while my sword devours flesh: the BLOOD of the slain and the captives, the heads of the enemy leaders.”
Deuteronomy 32:43 Rejoice, you nations, with his people, for he will avenge the BLOOD of his servants; he will take vengeance on his enemies and make atonement for his land and people.
Joshua 2:19 If any of them go outside your house into the street, their BLOOD will be on their own heads; we will not be responsible. As for those who are in the house with you, their BLOOD will be on our head if a hand is laid on them.
Joshua 20:3 so that anyone who kills a person accidentally and unintentionally may flee there and find protection from the avenger of BLOOD.
Joshua 20:5 If the avenger of BLOOD comes in pursuit, the elders must not surrender the fugitive, because the fugitive killed their neighbor unintentionally and without malice aforethought.
Joshua 20:9 Any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing among them who killed someone accidentally could flee to these designated cities and not be killed by the avenger of BLOOD prior to standing trial before the assembly.
Judges 9:2 “Ask all the citizens of Shechem, ‘Which is better for you: to have all seventy of Jerub-Baal’s sons rule over you, or just one man?’ Remember, I am your flesh and BLOOD.”
Judges 9:24 God did this in order that the crime against Jerub-Baal’s seventy sons, the shedding of their BLOOD, might be avenged on their brother Abimelek and on the citizens of Shechem, who had helped him murder his brothers.
1 Samuel 14:32 They pounced on the plunder and, taking sheep, cattle and calves, they butchered them on the ground and ate them, together with the BLOOD.
1 Samuel 14:33 Then someone said to Saul, “Look, the men are sinning against the Lord by eating meat that has BLOOD in it.” “You have broken faith,” he said. “Roll a large stone over here at once.”
1 Samuel 14:34 Then he said, “Go out among the men and tell them, ‘Each of you bring me your cattle and sheep, and slaughter them here and eat them. Do not sin against the Lord by eating meat with BLOOD still in it.’” So everyone brought his ox that night and slaughtered it there.
1 Samuel 25:26 And now, my lord, as surely as the Lord your God lives and as you live, since the Lord has kept you from BLOODSHED and from avenging yourself with your own hands, may your enemies and all who are intent on harming my lord be like Nabal.
1 Samuel 25:31 my lord will not have on his conscience the staggering burden of needless BLOODSHED or of having avenged himself. And when the Lord your God has brought my lord success, remember your servant.”
1 Samuel 25:33 May you be blessed for your good judgment and for keeping me from BLOODSHED this day and from avenging myself with my own hands.
1 Samuel 26:20 Now do not let my BLOOD fall to the ground far from the presence of the Lord. The king of Israel has come out to look for a flea—as one hunts a partridge in the mountains.”
2 Samuel 1:16 For David had said to him, “Your BLOOD be on your own head. Your own mouth testified against you when you said, ‘I killed the Lord’s anointed.’”
2 Samuel 1:22 “From the BLOOD of the slain, from the flesh of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan did not turn back, the sword of Saul did not return unsatisfied.
2 Samuel 3:27 Now when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into an inner chamber, as if to speak with him privately. And there, to avenge the BLOOD of his brother Asahel, Joab stabbed him in the stomach, and he died.
2 Samuel 3:28 Later, when David heard about this, he said, “I and my kingdom are forever innocent before the Lord concerning the BLOOD of Abner son of Ner.
2 Samuel 3:29 May his BLOOD fall on the head of Joab and on his whole family! May Joab’s family never be without someone who has a running sore or leprosy or who leans on a crutch or who falls by the sword or who lacks food.”
2 Samuel 4:11 How much more—when wicked men have killed an innocent man in his own house and on his own bed—should I not now demand his BLOOD from your hand and rid the earth of you!”
2 Samuel 5:1 [ David Becomes King Over Israel ] All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “We are your own flesh and BLOOD.
2 Samuel 7:12 When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and BLOOD, and I will establish his kingdom.
2 Samuel 14:11 She said, “Then let the king invoke the Lord his God to prevent the avenger of BLOOD from adding to the destruction, so that my son will not be destroyed.” “As surely as the Lord lives,” he said, “not one hair of your son’s head will fall to the ground.”
2 Samuel 16:8 The Lord has repaid you for all the BLOOD you shed in the household of Saul, in whose place you have reigned. The Lord has given the kingdom into the hands of your son Absalom. You have come to ruin because you are a murderer!”
2 Samuel 16:11 David then said to Abishai and all his officials, “My son, my own flesh and BLOOD, is trying to kill me. How much more, then, this Benjamite! Leave him alone; let him curse, for the Lord has told him to.
2 Samuel 19:12 You are my relatives, my own flesh and BLOOD. So why should you be the last to bring back the king?’
2 Samuel 19:13 And say to Amasa, ‘Are you not my own flesh and BLOOD? May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you are not the commander of my army for life in place of Joab.’”
2 Samuel 20:12 Amasa lay wallowing in his BLOOD in the middle of the road, and the man saw that all the troops came to a halt there. When he realized that everyone who came up to Amasa stopped, he dragged him from the road into a field and threw a garment over him.
2 Samuel 21:1 [ The Gibeonites Avenged ] During the reign of David, there was a famine for three successive years; so David sought the face of the Lord. The Lord said, “It is on account of Saul and his BLOOD-stained house; it is because he put the Gibeonites to death.”
2 Samuel 23:17 “Far be it from me, Lord, to do this!” he said. “Is it not the BLOOD of men who went at the risk of their lives?” And David would not drink it. Such were the exploits of the three mighty warriors.
1 Kings 2:5 “Now you yourself know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me—what he did to the two commanders of Israel’s armies, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. He killed them, shedding their BLOOD in peacetime as if in battle, and with that BLOOD he stained the belt around his waist and the sandals on his feet.
1 Kings 2:9 But now, do not consider him innocent. You are a man of wisdom; you will know what to do to him. Bring his gray head down to the grave in BLOOD.”
1 Kings 2:31 Then the king commanded Benaiah, “Do as he says. Strike him down and bury him, and so clear me and my whole family of the guilt of the innocent BLOOD that Joab shed.
1 Kings 2:32 The Lord will repay him for the BLOOD he shed, because without my father David knowing it he attacked two men and killed them with the sword. Both of them—Abner son of Ner, commander of Israel’s army, and Amasa son of Jether, commander of Judah’s army—were better men and more upright than he.
1 Kings 2:33 May the guilt of their BLOOD rest on the head of Joab and his descendants forever. But on David and his descendants, his house and his throne, may there be the Lord’s peace forever.”
1 Kings 2:37 The day you leave and cross the Kidron Valley, you can be sure you will die; your BLOOD will be on your own head.”
1 Kings 8:19 Nevertheless, you are not the one to build the temple, but your son, your own flesh and BLOOD—he is the one who will build the temple for my Name.’
1 Kings 18:28 So they shouted louder and slashed themselves with swords and spears, as was their custom, until their BLOOD flowed.
1 Kings 21:19 Say to him, ‘This is what the Lord says: Have you not murdered a man and seized his property?’ Then say to him, ‘This is what the Lord says: In the place where dogs licked up Naboth’s BLOOD, dogs will lick up your BLOOD—yes, yours!’”
1 Kings 22:35 All day long the battle raged, and the king was propped up in his chariot facing the Arameans. The BLOOD from his wound ran onto the floor of the chariot, and that evening he died.
1 Kings 22:38 They washed the chariot at a pool in Samaria (where the prostitutes bathed), and the dogs licked up his BLOOD, as the word of the Lord had declared.
2 Kings 3:22 When they got up early in the morning, the sun was shining on the water. To the Moabites across the way, the water looked red—like BLOOD.
2 Kings 3:23 “That’s BLOOD!” they said. “Those kings must have fought and slaughtered each other. Now to the plunder, Moab!”
2 Kings 9:7 You are to destroy the house of Ahab your master, and I will avenge the BLOOD of my servants the prophets and the BLOOD of all the Lord’s servants shed by Jezebel.
2 Kings 9:26 ‘Yesterday I saw the BLOOD of Naboth and the BLOOD of his sons, declares the Lord, and I will surely make you pay for it on this plot of ground, declares the Lord.’ Now then, pick him up and throw him on that plot, in accordance with the word of the Lord.”
2 Kings 9:33 “Throw her down!” Jehu said. So they threw her down, and some of her BLOOD spattered the wall and the horses as they trampled her underfoot.
2 Kings 16:13 He offered up his burnt offering and grain offering, poured out his drink offering, and splashed the BLOOD of his fellowship offerings against the altar.
2 Kings 16:15 King Ahaz then gave these orders to Uriah the priest: “On the large new altar, offer the morning burnt offering and the evening grain offering, the king’s burnt offering and his grain offering, and the burnt offering of all the people of the land, and their grain offering and their drink offering. Splash against this altar the BLOOD of all the burnt offerings and sacrifices. But I will use the bronze altar for seeking guidance.”
2 Kings 20:18 And some of your descendants, your own flesh and BLOOD who will be born to you, will be taken away, and they will become eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.”
2 Kings 21:16 Moreover, Manasseh also shed so much innocent BLOOD that he filled Jerusalem from end to end—besides the sin that he had caused Judah to commit, so that they did evil in the eyes of the Lord.
2 Kings 24:4 including the shedding of innocent BLOOD. For he had filled Jerusalem with innocent BLOOD, and the Lord was not willing to forgive.
2 Kings 25:25 In the seventh month, however, Ishmael son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, who was of royal BLOOD, came with ten men and assassinated Gedaliah and also the men of Judah and the Babylonians who were with him at Mizpah.
1 Chronicles 11:1 [ David Becomes King Over Israel ] All Israel came together to David at Hebron and said, “We are your own flesh and BLOOD.
1 Chronicles 11:19 “God forbid that I should do this!” he said. “Should I drink the BLOOD of these men who went at the risk of their lives?” Because they risked their lives to bring it back, David would not drink it. Such were the exploits of the three mighty warriors.
1 Chronicles 22:8 But this word of the Lord came to me: ‘You have shed much BLOOD and have fought many wars. You are not to build a house for my Name, because you have shed much BLOOD on the earth in my sight.
1 Chronicles 28:3 But God said to me, ‘You are not to build a house for my Name, because you are a warrior and have shed BLOOD.’
2 Chronicles 6:9 Nevertheless, you are not the one to build the temple, but your son, your own flesh and BLOOD—he is the one who will build the temple for my Name.’
2 Chronicles 19:10 In every case that comes before you from your people who live in the cities—whether BLOODSHED or other concerns of the law, commands, decrees or regulations—you are to warn them not to sin against the Lord; otherwise his wrath will come on you and your people. Do this, and you will not sin.
2 Chronicles 29:22 So they slaughtered the bulls, and the priests took the BLOOD and splashed it against the altar; next they slaughtered the rams and splashed their BLOOD against the altar; then they slaughtered the lambs and splashed their BLOOD against the altar.
2 Chronicles 29:24 The priests then slaughtered the goats and presented their BLOOD on the altar for a sin offering to atone for all Israel, because the king had ordered the burnt offering and the sin offering for all Israel.
2 Chronicles 30:16 Then they took up their regular positions as prescribed in the Law of Moses the man of God. The priests splashed against the altar the BLOOD handed to them by the Levites.
2 Chronicles 32:21 And the Lord sent an angel, who annihilated all the fighting men and the commanders and officers in the camp of the Assyrian king. So he withdrew to his own land in disgrace. And when he went into the temple of his god, some of his sons, his own flesh and BLOOD, cut him down with the sword.
2 Chronicles 35:11 The Passover lambs were slaughtered, and the priests splashed against the altar the BLOOD handed to them, while the Levites skinned the animals.
Nehemiah 5:5 Although we are of the same flesh and BLOOD as our fellow Jews and though our children are as good as theirs, yet we have to subject our sons and daughters to slavery. Some of our daughters have already been enslaved, but we are powerless, because our fields and our vineyards belong to others.”
Job 16:18 “Earth, do not cover my BLOOD; may my cry never be laid to rest!
Job 39:30 Its young ones feast on BLOOD, and where the slain are, there it is.”
Psalm 5:6 you destroy those who tell lies. The BLOODthirsty and deceitful you, Lord, detest.
Psalm 9:12 For he who avenges BLOOD remembers; he does not ignore the cries of the afflicted.
Psalm 16:4 Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more. I will not pour out libations of BLOOD to such gods or take up their names on my lips.
Psalm 26:9 Do not take away my soul along with sinners, my life with those who are BLOODthirsty,
Psalm 50:13 Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the BLOOD of goats?
Psalm 51:14 Deliver me from the guilt of BLOODSHED, O God, you who are God my Savior, and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
Psalm 55:23 But you, God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of decay; the BLOODthirsty and deceitful will not live out half their days. But as for me, I trust in you.
Psalm 58:10 The righteous will be glad when they are avenged, when they dip their feet in the BLOOD of the wicked.
Psalm 59:2 Deliver me from evildoers and save me from those who are after my BLOOD.
Psalm 68:23 that your feet may wade in the BLOOD of your foes, while the tongues of your dogs have their share.”
Psalm 72:14 He will rescue them from oppression and violence, for precious is their BLOOD in his sight.
Psalm 78:44 He turned their river into BLOOD; they could not drink from their streams.
Psalm 79:3 They have poured out BLOOD like water all around Jerusalem, and there is no one to bury the dead.
Psalm 79:10 Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Before our eyes, make known among the nations that you avenge the outpoured BLOOD of your servants.
Psalm 105:29 He turned their waters into BLOOD, causing their fish to die.
Psalm 106:38 They shed innocent BLOOD, the BLOOD of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and the land was desecrated by their BLOOD.
Psalm 139:19 If only you, God, would slay the wicked! Away from me, you who are BLOODthirsty!
Proverbs 1:11 If they say, “Come along with us; let’s lie in wait for innocent BLOOD, let’s ambush some harmless soul;
Proverbs 1:16 for their feet rush into evil, they are swift to shed BLOOD.
Proverbs 1:18 These men lie in wait for their own BLOOD; they ambush only themselves!
Proverbs 6:17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent BLOOD,
Proverbs 12:6 The words of the wicked lie in wait for BLOOD, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
Proverbs 23:29 [ Saying 19 ] Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has BLOODshot eyes?
Proverbs 29:10 The BLOODthirsty hate a person of integrity and seek to kill the upright.
Proverbs 30:33 For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces BLOOD, so stirring up anger produces strife.”
Isaiah 1:11 “The multitude of your sacrifices— what are they to me?” says the Lord. “I have more than enough of burnt offerings, of rams and the fat of fattened animals; I have no pleasure in the BLOOD of bulls and lambs and goats.
Isaiah 1:15 When you spread out your hands in prayer, I hide my eyes from you; even when you offer many prayers, I am not listening. Your hands are full of BLOOD!
Isaiah 4:4 The Lord will wash away the filth of the women of Zion; he will cleanse the BLOODstains from Jerusalem by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of fire.
Isaiah 5:7 The vineyard of the Lord Almighty is the nation of Israel, and the people of Judah are the vines he delighted in. And he looked for justice, but saw BLOODSHED; for righteousness, but heard cries of distress.
Isaiah 9:5 Every warrior’s boot used in battle and every garment rolled in BLOOD will be destined for burning, will be fuel for the fire.
Isaiah 15:9 The waters of Dimon are full of BLOOD, but I will bring still more upon Dimon— a lion upon the fugitives of Moab and upon those who remain in the land.
Isaiah 26:21 See, the Lord is coming out of his dwelling to punish the people of the earth for their sins. The earth will disclose the BLOOD shed on it; the earth will conceal its slain no longer.
Isaiah 34:3 Their slain will be thrown out, their dead bodies will stink; the mountains will be soaked with their BLOOD.
Isaiah 34:6 The sword of the Lord is bathed in BLOOD, it is covered with fat— the BLOOD of lambs and goats, fat from the kidneys of rams. For the Lord has a sacrifice in Bozrah and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.
Isaiah 34:7 And the wild oxen will fall with them, the bull calves and the great bulls. Their land will be drenched with BLOOD, and the dust will be soaked with fat.
Isaiah 39:7 And some of your descendants, your own flesh and BLOOD who will be born to you, will be taken away, and they will become eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.”
Isaiah 49:26 I will make your oppressors eat their own flesh; they will be drunk on their own BLOOD, as with wine. Then all mankind will know that I, the Lord, am your Savior, your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.”
Isaiah 58:7 Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter— when you see the naked, to clothe them, and not to turn away from your own flesh and BLOOD?
Isaiah 59:3 For your hands are stained with BLOOD, your fingers with guilt. Your lips have spoken falsely, and your tongue mutters wicked things.
Isaiah 59:7 Their feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent BLOOD. They pursue evil schemes; acts of violence mark their ways.
Isaiah 63:3 “I have trodden the winepress alone; from the nations no one was with me. I trampled them in my anger and trod them down in my wrath; their BLOOD spattered my garments, and I stained all my clothing.
Isaiah 63:6 I trampled the nations in my anger; in my wrath I made them drunk and poured their BLOOD on the ground.”
Isaiah 66:3 But whoever sacrifices a bull is like one who kills a person, and whoever offers a lamb is like one who breaks a dog’s neck; whoever makes a grain offering is like one who presents pig’s BLOOD, and whoever burns memorial incense is like one who worships an idol. They have chosen their own ways, and they delight in their abominations;
Jeremiah 7:6 if you do not oppress the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow and do not shed innocent BLOOD in this place, and if you do not follow other gods to your own harm,
Jeremiah 19:4 For they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned incense in it to gods that neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the BLOOD of the innocent.
Jeremiah 22:3 This is what the Lord says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent BLOOD in this place.
Jeremiah 22:17 “But your eyes and your heart are set only on dishonest gain, on shedding innocent BLOOD and on oppression and extortion.”
Jeremiah 26:15 Be assured, however, that if you put me to death, you will bring the guilt of innocent BLOOD on yourselves and on this city and on those who live in it, for in truth the Lord has sent me to you to speak all these words in your hearing.”
Jeremiah 41:1 In the seventh month Ishmael son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, who was of royal BLOOD and had been one of the king’s officers, came with ten men to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah. While they were eating together there,
Jeremiah 46:10 But that day belongs to the Lord, the Lord Almighty— a day of vengeance, for vengeance on his foes. The sword will devour till it is satisfied, till it has quenched its thirst with BLOOD. For the Lord, the Lord Almighty, will offer sacrifice in the land of the north by the River Euphrates.
Jeremiah 48:10 “A curse on anyone who is lax in doing the Lord’s work! A curse on anyone who keeps their sword from BLOODSHED!
Jeremiah 51:35 May the violence done to our flesh be on Babylon,” say the inhabitants of Zion. “May our BLOOD be on those who live in Babylonia,” says Jerusalem.
Lamentations 4:13 But it happened because of the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, who shed within her the BLOOD of the righteous.
Lamentations 4:14 Now they grope through the streets as if they were blind. They are so defiled with BLOOD that no one dares to touch their garments.
Ezekiel 3:18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their BLOOD.
Ezekiel 3:20 “Again, when a righteous person turns from their righteousness and does evil, and I put a stumbling block before them, they will die. Since you did not warn them, they will die for their sin. The righteous things that person did will not be remembered, and I will hold you accountable for their BLOOD.
Ezekiel 5:17 I will send famine and wild beasts against you, and they will leave you childless. Plague and BLOODSHED will sweep through you, and I will bring the sword against you. I the Lord have spoken.”
Ezekiel 7:23 “‘Prepare chains! For the land is full of BLOODSHED, and the city is full of violence.
Ezekiel 9:9 He answered me, “The sin of the people of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great; the land is full of BLOODSHED and the city is full of injustice. They say, ‘The Lord has forsaken the land; the Lord does not see.’
Ezekiel 14:19 “Or if I send a plague into that land and pour out my wrath on it through BLOODSHED, killing its people and their animals,
Ezekiel 16:6 “‘Then I passed by and saw you kicking about in your BLOOD, and as you lay there in your BLOOD I said to you, “Live!”
Ezekiel 16:9 “‘I bathed you with water and washed the BLOOD from you and put ointments on you.
Ezekiel 16:22 In all your detestable practices and your prostitution you did not remember the days of your youth, when you were naked and bare, kicking about in your BLOOD.
Ezekiel 16:36 This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Because you poured out your lust and exposed your naked body in your promiscuity with your lovers, and because of all your detestable idols, and because you gave them your children’s BLOOD,
Ezekiel 16:38 I will sentence you to the punishment of women who commit adultery and who shed BLOOD; I will bring on you the BLOOD vengeance of my wrath and jealous anger.
Ezekiel 18:10 “Suppose he has a violent son, who sheds BLOOD or does any of these other things
Ezekiel 18:13 He lends at interest and takes a profit. Will such a man live? He will not! Because he has done all these detestable things, he is to be put to death; his BLOOD will be on his own head.
Ezekiel 21:32 You will be fuel for the fire, your BLOOD will be shed in your land, you will be remembered no more; for I the Lord have spoken.’”
Ezekiel 22:2 “Son of man, will you judge her? Will you judge this city of BLOODSHED? Then confront her with all her detestable practices
Ezekiel 22:3 and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: You city that brings on herself doom by shedding BLOOD in her midst and defiles herself by making idols,
Ezekiel 22:4 you have become guilty because of the BLOOD you have shed and have become defiled by the idols you have made. You have brought your days to a close, and the end of your years has come. Therefore I will make you an object of scorn to the nations and a laughingstock to all the countries.
Ezekiel 22:6 “‘See how each of the princes of Israel who are in you uses his power to shed BLOOD.
Ezekiel 22:9 In you are slanderers who are bent on shedding BLOOD; in you are those who eat at the mountain shrines and commit lewd acts.
Ezekiel 22:12 In you are people who accept bribes to shed BLOOD; you take interest and make a profit from the poor. You extort unjust gain from your neighbors. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign Lord.
Ezekiel 22:13 “‘I will surely strike my hands together at the unjust gain you have made and at the BLOOD you have shed in your midst.
Ezekiel 22:27 Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey; they shed BLOOD and kill people to make unjust gain.
Ezekiel 23:37 for they have committed adultery and BLOOD is on their hands. They committed adultery with their idols; they even sacrificed their children, whom they bore to me, as food for them.
Ezekiel 23:45 But righteous judges will sentence them to the punishment of women who commit adultery and shed BLOOD, because they are adulterous and BLOOD is on their hands.
Ezekiel 24:6 “‘For this is what the Sovereign Lord says: “‘Woe to the city of BLOODSHED, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! Take the meat out piece by piece in whatever order it comes.
Ezekiel 24:7 “‘For the BLOOD she shed is in her midst: She poured it on the bare rock; she did not pour it on the ground, where the dust would cover it.
Ezekiel 24:8 To stir up wrath and take revenge I put her BLOOD on the bare rock, so that it would not be covered.
Ezekiel 24:9 “‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: “‘Woe to the city of BLOODSHED! I, too, will pile the wood high.
Ezekiel 28:23 I will send a plague upon you and make BLOOD flow in your streets. The slain will fall within you, with the sword against you on every side. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
Ezekiel 32:6 I will drench the land with your flowing BLOOD all the way to the mountains, and the ravines will be filled with your flesh.
Ezekiel 33:4 then if anyone hears the trumpet but does not heed the warning and the sword comes and takes their life, their BLOOD will be on their own head.
Ezekiel 33:5 Since they heard the sound of the trumpet but did not heed the warning, their BLOOD will be on their own head. If they had heeded the warning, they would have saved themselves.
Ezekiel 33:6 But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes someone’s life, that person’s life will be taken because of their sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for their BLOOD.’
Ezekiel 33:8 When I say to the wicked, ‘You wicked person, you will surely die,’ and you do not speak out to dissuade them from their ways, that wicked person will die for their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their BLOOD.
Ezekiel 33:25 Therefore say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Since you eat meat with the BLOOD still in it and look to your idols and shed BLOOD, should you then possess the land?
Ezekiel 35:6 therefore as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign Lord, I will give you over to BLOODSHED and it will pursue you. Since you did not hate BLOODSHED, BLOODSHED will pursue you.
Ezekiel 36:18 So I poured out my wrath on them because they had shed BLOOD in the land and because they had defiled it with their idols.
Ezekiel 38:22 I will execute judgment on him with plague and BLOODSHED; I will pour down torrents of rain, hailstones and burning sulfur on him and on his troops and on the many nations with him.
Ezekiel 39:17 “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign Lord says: Call out to every kind of bird and all the wild animals: ‘Assemble and come together from all around to the sacrifice I am preparing for you, the great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel. There you will eat flesh and drink BLOOD.
Ezekiel 39:18 You will eat the flesh of mighty men and drink the BLOOD of the princes of the earth as if they were rams and lambs, goats and bulls—all of them fattened animals from Bashan.
Ezekiel 39:19 At the sacrifice I am preparing for you, you will eat fat till you are glutted and drink BLOOD till you are drunk.
Ezekiel 43:18 Then he said to me, “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign Lord says: These will be the regulations for sacrificing burnt offerings and splashing BLOOD against the altar when it is built:
Ezekiel 43:20 You are to take some of its BLOOD and put it on the four horns of the altar and on the four corners of the upper ledge and all around the rim, and so purify the altar and make atonement for it.
Ezekiel 44:7 In addition to all your other detestable practices, you brought foreigners uncircumcised in heart and flesh into my sanctuary, desecrating my temple while you offered me food, fat and BLOOD, and you broke my covenant.
Ezekiel 44:15 “‘But the Levitical priests, who are descendants of Zadok and who guarded my sanctuary when the Israelites went astray from me, are to come near to minister before me; they are to stand before me to offer sacrifices of fat and BLOOD, declares the Sovereign Lord.
Ezekiel 45:19 The priest is to take some of the BLOOD of the sin offering and put it on the doorposts of the temple, on the four corners of the upper ledge of the altar and on the gateposts of the inner court.
Hosea 4:2 There is only cursing, lying and murder, stealing and adultery; they break all bounds, and BLOODSHED follows BLOODSHED.
Hosea 6:8 Gilead is a city of evildoers, stained with footprints of BLOOD.
Hosea 12:14 But Ephraim has aroused his bitter anger; his Lord will leave on him the guilt of his BLOODSHED and will repay him for his contempt.
Joel 2:30 I will show wonders in the heavens and on the earth, BLOOD and fire and billows of smoke.
Joel 2:31 The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to BLOOD before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.
Joel 3:19 But Egypt will be desolate, Edom a desert waste, because of violence done to the people of Judah, in whose land they shed innocent BLOOD.
Joel 3:21 Shall I leave their innocent BLOOD unavenged? No, I will not.” The Lord dwells in Zion!
Micah 3:10 who build Zion with BLOODSHED, and Jerusalem with wickedness.
Micah 7:2 The faithful have been swept from the land; not one upright person remains. Everyone lies in wait to shed BLOOD; they hunt each other with nets.
Nahum 3:1 [ Woe to Nineveh ] Woe to the city of BLOOD, full of lies, full of plunder, never without victims!
Habakkuk 2:8 Because you have plundered many nations, the peoples who are left will plunder you. For you have shed human BLOOD; you have destroyed lands and cities and everyone in them.
Habakkuk 2:12 “Woe to him who builds a city with BLOODSHED and establishes a town by injustice!
Habakkuk 2:17 The violence you have done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, and your destruction of animals will terrify you. For you have shed human BLOOD; you have destroyed lands and cities and everyone in them.
Zephaniah 1:17 “I will bring such distress on all people that they will grope about like those who are blind, because they have sinned against the Lord. Their BLOOD will be poured out like dust and their entrails like dung.
Zechariah 9:7 I will take the BLOOD from their mouths, the forbidden food from between their teeth. Those who are left will belong to our God and become a clan in Judah, and Ekron will be like the Jebusites.
Zechariah 9:11 As for you, because of the BLOOD of my covenant with you, I will free your prisoners from the waterless pit.
Matthew 16:17 Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and BLOOD, but by my Father in heaven.
Matthew 23:30 And you say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our ancestors, we would not have taken part with them in shedding the BLOOD of the prophets.’
Matthew 23:35 And so upon you will come all the righteous BLOOD that has been shed on earth, from the BLOOD of righteous Abel to the BLOOD of Zechariah son of Berekiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
Matthew 26:28 This is my BLOOD of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
Matthew 27:4 “I have sinned,” he said, “for I have betrayed innocent BLOOD.” “What is that to us?” they replied. “That’s your responsibility.”
Matthew 27:6 The chief priests picked up the coins and said, “It is against the law to put this into the treasury, since it is BLOOD money.”
Matthew 27:8 That is why it has been called the Field of BLOOD to this day.
Matthew 27:24 When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that instead an uproar was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd. “I am innocent of this man’s BLOOD,” he said. “It is your responsibility!”
Matthew 27:25 All the people answered, “His BLOOD is on us and on our children!”
Mark 14:24 “This is my BLOOD of the covenant, which is poured out for many,” he said to them.
Luke 11:50 Therefore this generation will be held responsible for the BLOOD of all the prophets that has been shed since the beginning of the world,
Luke 11:51 from the BLOOD of Abel to the BLOOD of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, this generation will be held responsible for it all.
Luke 13:1 [ Repent or Perish ] Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose BLOOD Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.
Luke 22:20 In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my BLOOD, which is poured out for you.
Luke 22:44 And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of BLOOD falling to the ground.
John 6:53 Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his BLOOD, you have no life in you.
John 6:54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my BLOOD has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.
John 6:55 For my flesh is real food and my BLOOD is real drink.
John 6:56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my BLOOD remains in me, and I in them.
John 19:34 Instead, one of the soldiers pierced Jesus’ side with a spear, bringing a sudden flow of BLOOD and water.
Acts 1:19 Everyone in Jerusalem heard about this, so they called that field in their language Akeldama, that is, Field of BLOOD.)
Acts 2:19 I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, BLOOD and fire and billows of smoke.
Acts 2:20 The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to BLOOD before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord.
Acts 5:28 “We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name,” he said. “Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us guilty of this man’s BLOOD.”
Acts 15:20 Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from BLOOD.
Acts 15:29 You are to abstain from food sacrificed to idols, from BLOOD, from the meat of strangled animals and from sexual immorality. You will do well to avoid these things. Farewell.
Acts 18:6 But when they opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, “Your BLOOD be on your own heads! I am innocent of it. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”
Acts 20:26 Therefore, I declare to you today that I am innocent of the BLOOD of any of you.
Acts 20:28 Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own BLOOD.
Acts 21:25 As for the Gentile believers, we have written to them our decision that they should abstain from food sacrificed to idols, from BLOOD, from the meat of strangled animals and from sexual immorality.”
Acts 22:20 And when the BLOOD of your martyr Stephen was shed, I stood there giving my approval and guarding the clothes of those who were killing him.’
Romans 3:15 “Their feet are swift to shed BLOOD;
Romans 3:25 God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his BLOOD—to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished—
Romans 5:9 Since we have now been justified by his BLOOD, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!
1 Corinthians 10:16 Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the BLOOD of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ?
1 Corinthians 11:25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my BLOOD; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.”
1 Corinthians 11:27 So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and BLOOD of the Lord.
1 Corinthians 15:50 I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and BLOOD cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
Ephesians 1:7 In him we have redemption through his BLOOD, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
Ephesians 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the BLOOD of Christ.
Ephesians 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and BLOOD, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Colossians 1:20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his BLOOD, shed on the cross.
Hebrews 2:14 Since the children have flesh and BLOOD, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil—
Hebrews 9:7 But only the high priest entered the inner room, and that only once a year, and never without BLOOD, which he offered for himself and for the sins the people had committed in ignorance.
Hebrews 9:11 [ The BLOOD of Christ ] But when Christ came as high priest of the good things that are now already here, he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not made with human hands, that is to say, is not a part of this creation.
Hebrews 9:12 He did not enter by means of the BLOOD of goats and calves; but he entered the Most Holy Place once for all by his own BLOOD, thus obtaining eternal redemption.
Hebrews 9:13 The BLOOD of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean.
Hebrews 9:14 How much more, then, will the BLOOD of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!
Hebrews 9:18 This is why even the first covenant was not put into effect without BLOOD.
Hebrews 9:19 When Moses had proclaimed every command of the law to all the people, he took the BLOOD of calves, together with water, scarlet wool and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people.
Hebrews 9:20 He said, “This is the BLOOD of the covenant, which God has commanded you to keep.”
Hebrews 9:21 In the same way, he sprinkled with the BLOOD both the tabernacle and everything used in its ceremonies.
Hebrews 9:22 In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with BLOOD, and without the shedding of BLOOD there is no forgiveness.
Hebrews 9:25 Nor did he enter heaven to offer himself again and again, the way the high priest enters the Most Holy Place every year with BLOOD that is not his own.
Hebrews 10:4 It is impossible for the BLOOD of bulls and goats to take away sins.
Hebrews 10:19 [ A Call to Persevere in Faith ] Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the BLOOD of Jesus,
Hebrews 10:29 How much more severely do you think someone deserves to be punished who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, who has treated as an unholy thing the BLOOD of the covenant that sanctified them, and who has insulted the Spirit of grace?
Hebrews 11:28 By faith he kept the Passover and the application of BLOOD, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel.
Hebrews 12:4 [ God Disciplines His Children ] In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your BLOOD.
Hebrews 12:24 to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled BLOOD that speaks a better word than the BLOOD of Abel.
Hebrews 13:11 The high priest carries the BLOOD of animals into the Most Holy Place as a sin offering, but the bodies are burned outside the camp.
Hebrews 13:12 And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through his own BLOOD.
Hebrews 13:20 [ Benediction and Final Greetings ] Now may the God of peace, who through the BLOOD of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep,
1 Peter 1:2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his BLOOD: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.
1 Peter 1:19 but with the precious BLOOD of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.
1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the BLOOD of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.
1 John 5:6 This is the one who came by water and BLOOD—Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and BLOOD. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.
1 John 5:8 the Spirit, the water and the BLOOD; and the three are in agreement.
Revelation 1:5 and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his BLOOD,
Revelation 5:9 And they sang a new song, saying: “You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your BLOOD you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
Revelation 6:10 They called out in a loud voice, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our BLOOD?”
Revelation 6:12 I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake. The sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair, the whole moon turned BLOOD red,
Revelation 7:14 I answered, “Sir, you know.” And he said, “These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the BLOOD of the Lamb.
Revelation 8:7 The first angel sounded his trumpet, and there came hail and fire mixed with BLOOD, and it was hurled down on the earth. A third of the earth was burned up, a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up.
Revelation 8:8 The second angel sounded his trumpet, and something like a huge mountain, all ablaze, was thrown into the sea. A third of the sea turned into BLOOD,
Revelation 11:6 They have power to shut up the heavens so that it will not rain during the time they are prophesying; and they have power to turn the waters into BLOOD and to strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they want.
Revelation 12:11 They triumphed over him by the BLOOD of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.
Revelation 14:20 They were trampled in the winepress outside the city, and BLOOD flowed out of the press, rising as high as the horses’ bridles for a distance of 1,600 stadia.
Revelation 16:3 The second angel poured out his bowl on the sea, and it turned into BLOOD like that of a dead person, and every living thing in the sea died.
Revelation 16:4 The third angel poured out his bowl on the rivers and springs of water, and they became BLOOD.
Revelation 16:6 for they have shed the BLOOD of your holy people and your prophets, and you have given them BLOOD to drink as they deserve.”
Revelation 17:6 I saw that the woman was drunk with the BLOOD of God’s holy people, the BLOOD of those who bore testimony to Jesus. When I saw her, I was greatly astonished.
Revelation 18:24 In her was found the BLOOD of prophets and of God’s holy people, of all who have been slaughtered on the earth.”
Revelation 19:2 for true and just are his judgments. He has condemned the great prostitute who corrupted the earth by her adulteries. He has avenged on her the BLOOD of his servants.”
Revelation 19:13 He is dressed in a robe dipped in BLOOD, and his name is the Word of God.
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