Numbers 35:31
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New American Standard Bible
'Moreover, you shall not take ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely 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.

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.

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;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

No satisfaction - Rather, ransom (see Exodus 21:30). The permission to demand pecuniary compensation for murders (expressly sanctioned by the Koran) undoubtedly mitigates, in practice, the system of private retaliation; but it does so by sacrificing the principle named in Numbers 35:12, Numbers 35:33.

Numbers 35:31 Parallel Commentaries

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The Northern Coasts of Galilee. Amanah. The Mountain of Snow.
This coast is described by Moses, Numbers 34:7: "From the Great Sea to mount Hor: from mount Hor to the entrance of Hamath," &c. Mount Hor, in the Jewish writers, is Amanah; mention of which occurs, Canticles 4:8, where R. Solomon thus: "Amanah is a mount in the northern coast of the land of Israel, which in the Talmudical language is called, The mountainous plain of Amanon; the same with mount Hor." In the Jerusalem Targum, for mount 'Hor' is the mount Manus: but the Targum of Jonathan renders it
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Leviticus 24:17
'If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:17
If he struck him down with a stone in the hand, by which he will die, and as a result he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:30
'If anyone kills a person, the murderer shall be put to death at the evidence of witnesses, but no person shall be put to death on the testimony of one witness.

Numbers 35:32
'You 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.

Deuteronomy 27:24
'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

2 Samuel 21:4
Then the Gibeonites said to him, "We have no concern of silver or gold with Saul or his house, nor is it for us to put any man to death in Israel." And he said, "I will do for you whatever you say."

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