Deuteronomy 21:8-9

21:8 Do not blame your people Israel whom you redeemed, O Lord, and do not hold them accountable for the bloodshed of an innocent person.” Then atonement will be made for the bloodshed. 21:9 In this manner you will purge out the guilt of innocent blood from among you, for you must do what is right before the Lord.

tn Heb “Atone for.”

tn Heb “and do not place innocent blood in the midst of your people Israel.”

tn Heb “in the eyes of” (so ASV, NASB, NIV).