English Standard Version
Moreover, you shall accept no ransom for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death, but he shall be put to death.
King James Bible
Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.
American 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.
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.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
In such a case as this, the congregation was to judge between the slayer and the avenger of blood, according to the judgments before them. They were to rescue the innocent man from the avenger of blood, to bring him back to his (i.e., the nearest) city of refuge to which he had fled, that he might dwell there till the death of the high priest, who had been anointed with the holy oil.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
guilty of death. Heb. faulty to die
"Whoever takes a human life shall surely be put to death.
And if he struck him down with a stone tool that could cause death, and he died, he is a murderer. The murderer shall be put to death.
"If anyone kills a person, the murderer shall be put to death on the evidence of witnesses. But no person shall be put to death on the testimony of one witness.
And you shall accept no ransom for him who has fled to his city of refuge, that he may return to dwell in the land before the death of the high priest.
"'Cursed be anyone who strikes down his neighbor in secret.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
2 Samuel 21:4
The Gibeonites said to him, "It is not a matter of silver or gold between us and Saul or his house; neither is it for us to put any man to death in Israel." And he said, "What do you say that I shall do for you?"
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