Genesis 9:5-6

God's Covenant with Noah

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

6 x "Whoever sheds the blood of man,
by man shall his blood be shed,
y for God made man in his own image.

  1. Cross References
    Exodus 21:28
    When an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten, but the owner of the ox shall not be liable.
  2. Cross References
    Genesis 4:10 - 11
    And the Lord said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to me from the ground.
  3. Cross References
    Exodus 21:12
    Whoever strikes a man so that he dies shall be ...
    Exodus 21:14
    But if a man willfully attacks another to kill ...
    Leviticus 24:17
    Whoever takes a human life shall surely be put ...
    Numbers 35:31
    Moreover, you shall accept no ransom for the li...
    Numbers 35:33
    You shall not pollute the land in which you liv...
    Matthew 26:52
    Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back in...
    Revelation 13:10
    If anyone is to be taken captive, to captivity ...
  4. Cross References
    Genesis 1:27
    So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
    Genesis 5:1
    This is the book of the generations of Adam. When God created man, he made him in the likeness of God.
    James 3:9
    With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God.
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