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13 Bible Verses About Killing the Innocent

Here are 13 Bible verses about killing the innocent from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

2 Kings 24:3-4 KJV

Surely at the commandment of the LORD came this upon Judah, to remove them out of his sight, for the sins of Manasseh, according to all that he did; And also for the innocent blood that he shed: for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; which the LORD would not pardon.

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Joel 3:19 KJV

Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.

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James 5:6 KJV

Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you.

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Jeremiah 22:17 KJV

But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

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Ezekiel 7:23 KJV

Make a chain: for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

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Ezekiel 22:9 KJV

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

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Romans 8:36 KJV

As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

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Psalms 44:22 KJV

Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

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Isaiah 5:7 KJV

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

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Jeremiah 19:4 KJV

Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents;

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Lamentations 4:13 KJV

For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her,

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Ezekiel 22:12 KJV

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.

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2 Kings 21:16 KJV

Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; beside his sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, in doing that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.

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