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#2. GREEK WORD STUDIES
αἷμα 'haima' meaning 'blood' Strong's 129

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Introduction 2.1

This is a thorough Greek word study about the Greek word αἷμα, 'haima' meaning 'blood' (Strong's 129). It gives every verse where the word 'haima' appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word haima appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Greek the suffixes and some prepositions are not added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, except for case endings, so the associated suffix or preposition has not been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.1 Scriptures for αἷμα 'haima' meaning 'blood' Strong's 129

Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answered and said to him, Blessed are you, Simon Bar Jonah: for flesh and blood has not revealed it to you, but my Father who is in heaven.
23:30 And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
23:35 That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom you killed between the temple and the altar.
26:28 For this is my blood of the New Testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
27:3 Then Judas, who had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, regretted it, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
27:4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? You see to it.
27:5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.
27:6 And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
27:7 And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.
27:8 Therefore that field was called, The field of blood, to this day.
27:24 When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was coming, he took water, and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this righteous man: you will see to it.
27:25 Then all the people answering, said, His blood be on us, and on our children.

Mark 5:25 And a certain woman, who had an issue of blood twelve years,
5:29 And immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague.
14:24 And he said to them, This is my blood of the New Testament, which is shed for many.

Luke 8:43 And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians, nor could be healed of any,
8:44 Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched.
11:50 That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;
11:51 From the blood of Abel to the blood of Zacharias, who perished between the altar and the temple: yes, I say to you, It shall be required of this generation.
13:1 There were present at that time some who told him about the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
22:20 Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the New Testament in my blood, which is shed for you.
22:44 And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.

John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them he gave authority to become the sons of God, even to those who believe in his name:
1:13 Who were not born of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
6:53 Then Jesus said to them, Amen, amen, I say to you, Except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you have no life in you.
6:54 Whoever eats my flesh, and drinks my blood, has eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day.
6:55 For truly my flesh is meat, and truly my blood is drink.
6:56 He who eats my flesh, and drinks my blood, dwells in me, and I in him.
19:34 But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and immediately there came out blood and water.

Acts 1:19 And it was known to all the dwellers at Jerusalem; so as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.
2:19 And I will show wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke:
Acts 2:20 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord comes:
5:28 Saying, Did we not strictly command you that you should not teach in this name? And, behold, you have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.
15:20 But that we write to them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
15:29 That you abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if you keep yourselves, you shall do well. Fare you well.
17:26 And has made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;
18:6 And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his clothing, and said to them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean: from now on I will go to the Gentiles.
20:26 Therefore I take you to record today, that I am pure from the blood of all men.
20:27 For I have not shunned to declare to you all the counsel of God.
20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.
21:25 But concerning the Gentiles who believe, we have written judging to keep no such thing, except only that they keep themselves from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from strangled, and from fornication.
22:20 And when the blood of your martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death, and kept the clothing of those who killed him.

Romans 3:15 Their feet are swift to shed blood:
3:25 Whom God has set forth to be an appeasement through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
5:9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.

1 Corinthians 10:16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?
11:25 After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the New Testament in my blood: this do you, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.
11:26 For as often as you eat this bread, and drink this cup, you do show the Lord's death until he comes.
11:27 Therefore whoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.
15:50 Now this I say, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does corruption inherit incorrupt ion.

Galatians 1:16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I did not confer with flesh and blood:

Ephesians 1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
2:13 But now in Christ Jesus you who sometimes were far off are made near by the blood of Christ.
6:12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against authorities, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual wickedness in heavenly places.

Colossians 1:14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
1:20 And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things to himself; through him, whether they are things on earth, or things in heaven.

Hebrews 2:14 Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him who had the power of death, that is, the Devil;
9:7 But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:
9:12 Nor by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.
9:13 For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifies to the purifying of the flesh:
9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
9:18 Whereupon neither the first covenant was dedicated without blood.
9:19 For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,
Heb 9:20 Saying, This is the blood of the testament which God has enjoined to you.
9:21 Furthermore he sprinkled with blood both the tabernacle, and all the vessels of the ministry.
9:22 And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.
9:23 It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
9:24 For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us:
9:25 Nor yet that he should offer himself often, as the high priest enters into the holy place every year with blood of others;
10:4 For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.
10:19 Having therefore, brothers, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus,
10:29 Of how much sorer punishment, suppose you, shall he be thought worthy, who has trodden underfoot the Son of God, and has counted the blood of the covenant, with which he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and has done despite to the Spirit of grace?
11:28 By faith he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he who destroyed the firstborn should touch them.
12:4 You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin.
12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaks better things than that of Abel.

1 Peter 1:2 Chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, into obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.
1:18 Forasmuch as you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.
5:6 This is he who came through water and blood, Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that bears witness, because the Spirit is truth.
5:8 And there are three that bear witness on earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three are in one.

Revelation 1:5 And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loved us, and washed us from our sins in his blood,
5:9 And they sing a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book, and to open its seals: for you were slain, and have redeemed us to God by your blood out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;
6:10 And they were crying with a loud voice, saying, Until when, O Lord, holy and true, do you not judge and avenge our blood by those who dwell on the earth?
6:12 And when he had opened the sixth seal, I looked, and see, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;
7:14 And I said to him, Lord, you know. And he said to me, These are those who come out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made their robes white in the blood of the Lamb.
8:7 The first angel sounded his trumpet, and there was hail and fire mixed with blood, and it was cast onto the earth, and a third of trees were burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.
8:8 And the second angel sounded his trumpet, and it was as a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea; and the third of the sea became blood;
11:6 These have authority to shut heaven, that it does not rain in the days of their prophecy: and they have authority over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every plague, as often as they will.
12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their witness; and they did not love their lives to the death.
14:20 And the winepress was trodden outside the city, and blood came out of the winepress, up to the horse bridles, for a thousand and six hundred stadia.
16:3 And the second angel poured out his bowl upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.
16:4 And the third angel poured out his bowl upon the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; and they became blood.
16:5 And I heard the angel of the waters saying, You are righteous, O Lord, who is, and who was, and who is holy, because you have judged thus.
16:6 For they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.
17:6 And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I marvelled with a great marvel.
18:24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all who were slain upon the earth.
19:2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he has judged the great prostitute, who corrupted the earth with her fornication, and has avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.
19:13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

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