You must show him no pity. You are to purge from Israel the guilt of shedding innocent blood, that it may go well with you.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 7:2
and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you to defeat them, then you must completely destroy them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy.
the elders of his city must send for him, bring him back, and hand him over to the avenger of blood to die.
You must show no pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot.
So you shall purge from among you the guilt of shedding innocent blood, since you have done what is right in the eyes of the LORD.
you are to cut off her hand. You must show her no pity.
2 Samuel 14:7
Now the whole clan has risen up against your maidservant and said, 'Hand over the one who struck down his brother, that we may put him to death for the life of the brother whom he killed. Then we will cut off the heir as well!' So they would extinguish my one remaining ember by not preserving my husband's name or posterity on the earth."
1 Kings 2:31
And the king replied, "Do just as he says. Strike him down and bury him, and so remove from me and from the house of my father the innocent blood that Joab shed.
Chapter Outline1. The cities of refuge
4. The privilege thereof for the manslayer
14. The landmark is not to be removed
15. At least two witnesses are required
16. the punishment of a false witness
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Leviticus 24:17, 21
Numbers 35:33, 34
2 Samuel 21:1, 14
1 Kings 2:31
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