Exodus 21:13
Good News Translation
But if it was an accident and he did not mean to kill him, he can escape to a place which I will choose for you, and there he will be safe.

Contemporary English Version
But if you did not intend to kill someone, and I, the LORD, let it happen anyway, you may run for safety to a place that I have set aside.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he that did not lie in wait for him, but God delivered him into his hands: I will appoint thee a place to which he must flee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But he that did not lie in wait for him, but God delivered him into his hands: I will appoint thee a place to which he must flee.

lie not

Numbers 35:11,22 Determine what cities shall be for the refuge of fugitives, who have shed blood against their will. . . .

Deuteronomy 19:4-6,11 This shall be the law of the slayer that fleeth, whose life is to be saved: He that killeth his neighbor ignorantly, and who is proved to have had no hatred against him yesterday and the day before: . . .

Micah 7:2 The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death.

God

1 Samuel 24:4,10,18 And the servants of David said to him: Behold the day, of which the Lord said to thee: I will deliver thy enemy unto thee, that thou mayst do to him as it shall seem good in thy eyes. Then David arose, and secretly cut off the hem of Saul's robe. . . .

2 Samuel 16:10 And the king said: What have I to do with you, ye sons of Sarvia? Let him alone and let him curse: for the Lord hath bid him curse David: and who is he that shall dare say, why hath he done so?

Isaiah 10:7 But he shall not take it so, and his heart shall not think so: but his heart shall be set to destroy, and to cut off nations not a few.

I will appoint

Numbers 35:11 Determine what cities shall be for the refuge of fugitives, who have shed blood against their will.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43 Then Moses set aside three cities beyond the Jordan at the east side, . . .

Deuteronomy 19:1-3,9 When the Lord thy God hath destroyed the nations, whose land he will deliver to thee, and thou shalt possess it, and shalt dwell in the cities and houses thereof: . . .

Joshua 20:2-9 Appoint cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you by the hand of Moses: . . .

Context
Personal Injury Laws
12He that striketh a man with a will to kill him, shall be put to death. 13But he that did not lie in wait for him, but God delivered him into his hands: I will appoint thee a place to which he must flee.14If a man kill his neighbour on set purpose, and by lying in wait for him: thou shalt take him away from my altar that he may die.…
Cross References
Numbers 35:10
Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: When you shall have passed over the Jordan into the land of Chanaan,

Numbers 35:11
Determine what cities shall be for the refuge of fugitives, who have shed blood against their will.

Deuteronomy 19:1
When the Lord thy God hath destroyed the nations, whose land he will deliver to thee, and thou shalt possess it, and shalt dwell in the cities and houses thereof:

Joshua 20:1
And the Lord spoke to Joshua, saying: Speak to children of Israel and say to them:

1 Samuel 24:4
And the servants of David said to him: Behold the day, of which the Lord said to thee: I will deliver thy enemy unto thee, that thou mayst do to him as it shall seem good in thy eyes. Then David arose, and secretly cut off the hem of Saul's robe.

1 Samuel 24:10
Behold this day thy eyes have seen, that the Lord hath delivered thee into my hand, in the cave, and I had a thought to kill thee, but my eye hath spared thee. For I said: I will not put out my hand against my lord, because he is the Lord's anointed.

Additional Translations
If, however, he did not lie in wait, but God allowed it to happen, then I will appoint for you a place where he may flee.And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.

And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

But as for him that did it not willingly, but God delivered him into his hands, I will give thee a place whither the slayer may flee.

But if he have not lain in wait, and God have delivered [him] into his hand, I will appoint thee a place to which he shall flee.

And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

And if a man shall not lie in wait, but God shall deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

but not if it is unintentional, but God allows it to happen: then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.

as to him who hath not laid wait, and God hath brought to his hand, I have even set for thee a place whither he doth flee.
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