I will punish you as an adulteress and murderer deserves.
Therefore, I have said to the Israelites: No person among you is to eat blood,
Because he killed innocent people and stained Jerusalem with their blood, the Lord was unwilling to forgive them.
They shed innocent blood – the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan. The land was polluted by bloodshed.
And you must not eat any blood of the birds or the domesticated land animals in any of the places where you live.
And its young ones devour the blood, and where the dead carcasses
The words of the wicked lie in wait
מ (Mem) But it happened
“Whoever sheds human blood,
“You must not offer
“You must not offer the blood of my sacrifice with yeast; the sacrifice from the feast of Passover must not remain until the following morning.
Any person who eats any blood – that person will be cut off from his people.’”
You must not go about as a slanderer among your people.
You must not pity him, but purge out the blood of the innocent
‘Cursed is the one who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.’ Then all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
So they yelled louder and, in accordance with their prescribed ritual,
Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Before our very eyes may the shed blood of your servants be avenged among the nations!