New International Version
But if anyone schemes and kills someone deliberately, that person is to be taken from my altar and put to death.
King James Bible
But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
Darby Bible Translation
But if a man act wantonly toward his neighbour, and slay him with guile, thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
World English Bible
If a man schemes and comes presumptuously on his neighbor to kill him, you shall take him from my altar, that he may die.
Young's Literal Translation
'And when a man doth presume against his neighbour to slay him with subtilty, from Mine altar thou dost take him to die.
Exodus 21:14 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou shalt take him from mine altar - Before the cities of refuge were assigned, the altar of God was the common asylum.
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The Section Chap. I. -iii.
"Anyone who attacks their father or mother is to be put to death.
"'If anyone strikes someone a fatal blow with an iron object, that person is a murderer; the murderer is to be put to death.
If anyone with malice aforethought shoves another or throws something at them intentionally so that they die
But if out of hate someone lies in wait, assaults and kills a neighbor, and then flees to one of these cities,
the killer shall be sent for by the town elders, be brought back from the city, and be handed over to the avenger of blood to die.
1 Kings 2:28
When the news reached Joab, who had conspired with Adonijah though not with Absalom, he fled to the tent of the LORD and took hold of the horns of the altar.
1 Kings 2:29
King Solomon was told that Joab had fled to the tent of the LORD and was beside the altar. Then Solomon ordered Benaiah son of Jehoiada, "Go, strike him down!"
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