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Want to know what the Bible says about Blood? Here are 160 Bible verses about Blood from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Leviticus 17:11 NIV
For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have given it to you to make atonement for yourselves on the altar; it is the blood that makes atonement for one’s life.
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Hebrews 9:22 NIV
In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
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Genesis 9:4 NIV
“But you must not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it.
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1 John 1:7 NIV
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.
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1 John 5:6 NIV
This is the one who came by water and blood —Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.
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Hebrews 13:12 NIV
And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through his own blood.
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Ezekiel 16:6 NIV
“‘Then I passed by and saw you kicking about in your blood, and as you lay there in your blood I said to you, “Live!”
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Leviticus 17:14 NIV
because the life of every creature is its blood. That is why I have said to the Israelites, “You must not eat the blood of any creature, because the life of every creature is its blood; anyone who eats it must be cut off.”
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Matthew 26:28 NIV
This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
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Hebrews 9:12-14 NIV
12 He did not enter by means of the blood of goats and calves; but he entered the Most Holy Place once for all by his own blood, thus obtaining eternal redemption. 13 The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean. 14 How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!
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Revelation 1:5 NIV
and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.
To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,
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Romans 5:9 NIV
Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!
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John 6:53-56 NIV
53 Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. 54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day. 55 For my flesh is real food and my blood is real drink. 56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in them.
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1 Peter 1:19 NIV
but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.
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Leviticus 7:27 NIV
Anyone who eats blood must be cut off from their people.’”
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Revelation 12:11 NIV
They triumphed over him
    by the blood of the Lamb
    and by the word of their testimony;
they did not love their lives so much
    as to shrink from death.
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Acts 15:20 NIV
Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood.
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Ephesians 1:7 NIV
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
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Romans 3:25 NIV
God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood —to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished
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Hebrews 10:19 NIV
Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus,
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