Context31Moreover, you shall not take ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death. 32You shall not take ransom for him who has fled to his city of refuge, that he may return to live in the land before the death of the priest. 33So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it. 34You shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell; for I the LORD am dwelling in the midst of the sons of Israel.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer, that is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.
31You shall not take money of him that is guilty of blood, but he shall die forthwith.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death, but he shall certainly be put to death.
English Revised Version
Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a manslayer, which is guilty of death: but he shall surely be put to death.
Webster's Bible Translation
Moreover, ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.
World English Bible
"'Moreover you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.
Young's Literal Translation
And ye take no atonement for the life of a murderer who is condemned -- to die, for he is certainly put to death;
LibraryThe Cities of the Levites.
Concerning them, see Numbers, chapter 35, and Joshua chapter 21. "The suburbs of the cities of the Levites were three thousand cubits on every side; viz. from the walls of the city, and outwards; as it is said, 'From the walls of the city and outwards a thousand cubits: and thou shalt measure from without the city two thousand cubits' (Num 35:4,5). The former thousand were the suburbs, and the latter two thousand were for fields and vineyards. They appointed the place of burial to every one of those …
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