Genesis 9:5-6

5And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: a  from every beast I will require it and b  from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man.

6 c  “Whoever sheds the blood of man,
by man shall his blood be shed,
d  for God made man in his own image.

Exodus 21:12

12 e  “Whoever strikes a man so that he dies shall be put to death.

Numbers 35:31-34

31Moreover, you shall accept no ransom for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death, but he shall be put to death. 32And you shall accept no ransom for him who has fled to his city of refuge, that he may return to dwell in the land before the death of the high priest. 33You shall not f  pollute the land in which you live, for blood g  pollutes the land, and no atonement can be made for the land for the blood that is shed in it, except h  by the blood of the one who shed it. 34 i  You shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell j  for I the  Lord dwell in the midst of the people of Israel.”

2 Samuel 3:27

27And when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the midst of the gate to speak with him privately, k  and there he struck him l  in the stomach, so that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

2 Samuel 3:39

39And I was gentle today, though anointed king. m  These men, the sons of Zeruiah, are more severe than I. n  The  Lord repay the evildoer according to his wickedness!”

Psalms 9:12

12For he who o  avenges blood is mindful of them;
he p  does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
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