Surely I will require [a](A)your lifeblood; [b](B)from every beast I will require it. And [c]from every man, [d]from every man’s brother I will require the life of man.

(C)Whoever sheds man’s blood,
By man his blood shall be shed,
For (D)in the image of God
He made man.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 9:5 Lit your blood of your lives
  2. Genesis 9:5 Lit from the hand of
  3. Genesis 9:5 Lit from the hand of
  4. Genesis 9:5 Lit from the hand of

32 (A)The Lord will return his blood on his own head, (B)because he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he and killed them with the sword, while my father David did not know it: (C)Abner the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and (D)Amasa the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.

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22 Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness which his father Jehoiada had shown him, but he murdered his son. And as he died he said, “May (A)the Lord see and [a]avenge!”

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  1. 2 Chronicles 24:22 Lit seek, or require

12 For (A)He who [a]requires blood remembers them;
He does not forget (B)the cry of the afflicted.

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  1. Psalm 9:12 I.e. avenges bloodshed

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