New International Version
Do this so that innocent blood will not be shed in your land, which the LORD your God is giving you as your inheritance, and so that you will not be guilty of bloodshed.
King James Bible
That innocent blood be not shed in thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.
Darby Bible Translation
that innocent blood be not shed in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and blood come not upon thee.
World English Bible
that innocent blood not be shed in the midst of your land, which Yahweh your God gives you for an inheritance, and so blood be on you.
Young's Literal Translation
and innocent blood is not shed in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee -- an inheritance, and there hath been upon thee blood.
Deuteronomy 19:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shalt thou add three cities more - This was afterwards found necessary, and accordingly six cities were appointed, three on either side Jordan. See Joshua 21:1-3, etc. In imitation of these cities of refuge the heathens had their asyla, and the Catholics their privileged altars. See Exodus 21:13 (note), Exodus 21:14 (note), and Numbers 35:11 (note), etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Cities of Refuge
'The Lord also spake unto Joshua, saying, 2. Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: 3. That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood. 4. And when he that doth flee unto one of those cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and shall declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city, they shall …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
What the Ruler's Discrimination Should be Between Correction and Connivance, Between Fervour and Gentleness.
"'Do not pollute the land where you are. Bloodshed pollutes the land, and atonement cannot be made for the land on which blood has been shed, except by the blood of the one who shed it.
If someone is found slain, lying in a field in the land the LORD your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who the killer was,
1 Samuel 19:5
He took his life in his hands when he killed the Philistine. The LORD won a great victory for all Israel, and you saw it and were glad. Why then would you do wrong to an innocent man like David by killing him for no reason?"
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
Jump to PreviousBlood Bloodguiltiness Bloodshed Death Heritage Inheritance Innocent Midst Responsible Shed Wrongly
Jump to NextBlood Bloodguiltiness Bloodshed Death Heritage Inheritance Innocent Midst Responsible Shed Wrongly
LinksDeuteronomy 19:10 NIV
Deuteronomy 19:10 NLT
Deuteronomy 19:10 ESV
Deuteronomy 19:10 NASB
Deuteronomy 19:10 KJV
Deuteronomy 19:10 Bible Apps
Deuteronomy 19:10 Biblia Paralela
Deuteronomy 19:10 Chinese Bible
Deuteronomy 19:10 French Bible
Deuteronomy 19:10 German Bible
Deuteronomy 19:10 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.