Genesis 9:5
And surely I will require the life of any man or beast by whose hand your lifeblood is shed. I will demand an accounting from anyone who takes the life of his fellow man:
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Genesis 42:22
And Reuben responded, "Didn't I tell you not to sin against the boy? But you would not listen. Now we must account for his blood!"

Exodus 20:13
You shall not murder.

Exodus 21:12
Whoever strikes and kills a man must surely be put to death.

Exodus 21:28
If an ox gores a man or woman to death, the ox must surely be stoned, and its meat must not be eaten. But the owner of the ox shall not be held responsible.

Exodus 21:29
But if the ox has a habit of goring, and its owner has been warned yet does not restrain it, and it kills a man or woman, then the ox must be stoned and its owner must also be put to death.

Judges 9:56
In this way God repaid the wickedness that Abimelech had done to his father in murdering his seventy brothers.

2 Samuel 4:11
How much more, when wicked men kill a righteous man in his own house and on his own bed, shall I not now require his blood from your hands and remove you from the earth!"

2 Chronicles 24:22
Thus King Joash failed to remember the kindness that Zechariah's father Jehoiada had extended to him. Instead, Joash killed Jehoiada's son. As he lay dying, Zechariah said, "May the LORD see this and call you to account."

Psalm 9:12
For the Avenger of bloodshed remembers; He does not ignore the cry of the afflicted.

Treasury of Scripture
And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.


Exodus 21:12,28,29
He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death…

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Genesis 4:9,10
And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper? …

Leviticus 19:16
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.

Numbers 35:31-33
Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death…


Acts 17:26
And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;


Genesis 9:4
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