So even the first covenant was inaugurated with blood. 1
You have not yet resisted to the point of bloodshed 1 in your struggle against sin.
and he entered once for all into the most holy place not by the blood of goats and calves but by his own blood, and so he himself secured 1 eternal redemption.
For this reason that field has been called the “Field of Blood” to this day.
so that on you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, 1 whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
that you abstain from meat that has been sacrificed to idols 1 and from blood and from what has been strangled 2 and from sexual immorality. 3 If you keep yourselves from doing these things, 4 you will do well. Farewell. 5
Therefore, to sanctify the people by his own blood, Jesus also suffered outside the camp.
The 1 chief priests took the silver and said, “It is not lawful to put this into the temple treasury, since it is blood money.”
At once the bleeding stopped, 1 and she felt in her body that she was healed of her disease.
For this reason, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.