Life, Sanctity ofSee also Birth Control; Murderthy brother’s blood crieth unto me from the ground, Gen. 4:10 (Moses 5:35).Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed, Gen. 9:6.Thou shalt not kill, Ex. 20:13.my soul was precious in thine eyes, 1 Sam. 26:21.precious shall their blood be in his sight, Ps. 72:14.Son of man is come to save that which was lost, Matt. 18:11.not come to destroy men’s lives, but to save them, Luke 9:56 (19:10).Greater love hath no man than … lay down his life for his friends, John 15:13.Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, 1 Cor. 3:16.no murderer hath eternal life, 1 Jn. 3:15.better that one man should perish than that a nation should dwindle, 1 Ne. 4:13.better that we should be in bondage than … lose our lives, Mosiah 20:22.they had rather sacrifice their lives, Alma 26:32.law requireth the life of him who hath murdered, Alma 34:12.most abominable above all sins save … shedding of innocent blood, Alma 39:5.never to raise the sword … except it were to preserve their lives, Alma 48:14.whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment, 3 Ne. 12:21.worth of souls is great in the sight of God, D&C 18:10.he that kills shall not have forgiveness in this world, D&C 42:18.wo be unto man that sheddeth blood … and hath no need, D&C 49:21.their souls are precious before thee, D&C 109:43.commit no murder whereby to shed innocent blood, D&C 132:19 (132:26–27).created all things … spiritually, before … naturally, Moses 3:5.it became also a living soul, Moses 3:9.See also Alma 1:13–14.