Six of the cities you give the Levites are to be appointed as cities of refuge, to which a manslayer may flee. In addition to these, give the Levites forty-two other cities.
Cross ReferencesNumbers 35:5
You are also to measure two thousand cubits outside the city on the east, two thousand cubits on the south, two thousand cubits and on the west, and two thousand cubits on the north, with the city in the center. These areas will serve as larger pasturelands for the cities.
Then Moses set aside three cities across the Jordan to the east
"Tell the Israelites to designate the cities of refuge, as I instructed you through Moses,
So they set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah.
Chapter Outline1. Forty-eight cities for the Levites, with their suburbs, and measure thereof
6. Six of them are to be cities of refuge
9. The laws of murder and manslaughter
31. No satisfaction for murder
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six cities for refuge
Numbers 35:13, 14
Joshua 21:3, 13, 21, 27, 32, 36, 38
Psalm 62:7, 8
Psalm 142:4, 5
to them ye shall add.
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