Genesis 20:4Now Abimelech had not approached her. So he said, “Lord, will you kill an innocent people?
Genesis 44:10He said, “Let it be as you say: he who is found with it shall be my servant, and the rest of you shall be innocent.”
Exodus 23:7Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent and righteous, for I will not acquit the wicked.
Deuteronomy 19:10lest innocent blood be shed in your land that the Lord your God is giving you for an inheritance, and so the guilt of bloodshed be upon you.
Deuteronomy 19:13Your eye shall not pity him, but you shall purge the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, so that it may be well with you.
Deuteronomy 21:8Accept atonement, O Lord , for your people Israel, whom you have redeemed, and do not set the guilt of innocent blood in the midst of your people Israel, so that their blood guilt be atoned for.’
Deuteronomy 21:9So you shall purge the guilt of innocent blood from your midst, when you do what is right in the sight of the Lord .
Deuteronomy 25:1“If there is a dispute between men and they come into court and the judges decide between them, acquitting the innocent and condemning the guilty,
Deuteronomy 27:25“‘Cursed be anyone who takes a bribe to shed innocent blood.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’
Judges 15:3And Samson said to them, “This time I shall be innocent in regard to the Philistines, when I do them harm.”
1 Samuel 19:5For he took his life in his hand and he struck down the Philistine, and the Lord worked a great salvation for all Israel. You saw it, and rejoiced. Why then will you sin against innocent blood by killing David without cause?”
2 Kings 10:9Then in the morning, when he went out, he stood and said to all the people, “You are innocent. It was I who conspired against my master and killed him, but who struck down all these?
2 Kings 21:16Moreover, Manasseh shed very much innocent blood, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another, besides the sin that he made Judah to sin so that they did what was evil in the sight of the Lord .
2 Kings 24:4and also for the innocent blood that he had shed. For he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the Lord would not pardon.
2 Kings 24:4and also for the innocent blood that he had shed. For he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the Lord would not pardon.
Job 4:7“Remember: who that was innocent ever perished? Or where were the upright cut off?
Job 9:23When disaster brings sudden death, he mocks at the calamity of the innocent.
Job 9:28I become afraid of all my suffering, for I know you will not hold me innocent.
Job 17:8The upright are appalled at this, and the innocent stirs himself up against the godless.
Job 22:19The righteous see it and are glad; the innocent one mocks at them,
Job 22:30He delivers even the one who is not innocent, who will be delivered through the cleanness of your hands.”
Job 27:17he may pile it up, but the righteous will wear it, and the innocent will divide the silver.
Psalms 10:8He sits in ambush in the villages; in hiding places he murders the innocent. His eyes stealthily watch for the helpless;
Psalms 15:5who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.
Psalms 19:12Who can discern his errors? Declare me innocent from hidden faults.
Psalms 19:13Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me! Then I shall be blameless, and innocent of great transgression.
Psalms 94:21They band together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.
Psalms 106:38they poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and the land was polluted with blood.
Proverbs 1:11If they say, “Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without reason;
Proverbs 6:17haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
Isaiah 5:23who acquit the guilty for a bribe, and deprive the innocent of his right!
Isaiah 59:7Their feet run to evil, and they are swift to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; desolation and destruction are in their highways.
Jeremiah 2:35you say, ‘I am innocent; surely his anger has turned from me.’ Behold, I will bring you to judgment for saying, ‘I have not sinned.’
Jeremiah 7:6if you do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, or the widow, or shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not go after other gods to your own harm,
Jeremiah 22:3Thus says the Lord : Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.
Jeremiah 22:17But you have eyes and heart only for your dishonest gain, for shedding innocent blood, and for practicing oppression and violence.”
Jeremiah 26:15Only know for certain that if you put me to death, you will bring innocent blood upon yourselves and upon this city and its inhabitants, for in truth the Lord sent me to you to speak all these words in your ears.”
Joel 3:19“Egypt shall become a desolation and Edom a desolate wilderness, for the violence done to the people of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
Jonah 1:14Therefore they called out to the Lord , “O Lord , let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not on us innocent blood, for you, O Lord , have done as it pleased you.”
Matthew 10:16“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Matthew 23:35so that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of innocent Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
Matthew 27:4saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” They said, “What is that to us? See to it yourself.”
Matthew 27:24So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it yourselves.”
Luke 23:47Now when the centurion saw what had taken place, he praised God, saying, “Certainly this man was innocent!”
Acts 18:6And when they opposed and reviled him, he shook out his garments and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”
Acts 20:26Therefore I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all of you,
Romans 16:19For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil.
2 Corinthians 7:11For see what earnestness this godly grief has produced in you, but also what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what punishment! At every point you have proved yourselves innocent in the matter.
Philippians 2:15that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,
Hebrews 7:26For it was indeed fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, unstained, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.
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