Numbers 35:33; Deuteronomy 19:13; Deuteronomy 21:8–9

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Numbers 35:33

33 You shall not mpollute the land in which you live, for blood mpollutes the land, and no atonement can be made for the land for the blood that is shed in it, except nby the blood of the one who shed it.

Deuteronomy 19:13

13 yYour eye shall not pity him, zbut you shall purge the guilt of innocent blood1 from Israel, so that it may be well with you.

Deuteronomy 21:8–9

Accept atonement, O Lord, for your people Israel, whom you have redeemed, and ddo not set the guilt of innocent blood in the midst of your people Israel, so that their blood guilt be atoned for. So eyou shall purge the guilt of innocent blood from your midst, when you do what is right in the sight of the Lord.