Numbers 35:10
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New International Version
"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'When you cross the Jordan into Canaan,

King James Bible
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come over Jordan into the land of Canaan;

Darby Bible Translation
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye pass over the Jordan into the land of Canaan,

World English Bible
"Speak to the children of Israel, and tell them, 'When you pass over the Jordan into the land of Canaan,

Young's Literal Translation
'Speak unto the sons of Israel, and thou hast said unto them, When ye are passing over the Jordan to the land of Canaan,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And ye shall measure from without the city - two thousand cubits, etc. - Commentators have been much puzzled with the accounts in these two verses. In Numbers 35:4 the measure is said to be 1,000 cubits from the wall; in Numbers 35:5 the measure is said to be 2,000 from without the city. It is likely these two measures mean the same thing; at least so it was understood by the Septuagint and Coptic, who have δισχιλιους πηχεις, 2,000 cubits, in the fourth, as well as in the fifth verse; but this reading of the Septuagint and Coptic is not acknowledged by any other of the ancient versions, nor by any of the MSS. collated by Kennicott and De Rossi. We must seek therefore for some other method of reconciling this apparently contradictory account. Sundry modes have been proposed by commentators, which appear to me, in general, to require full as much explanation as the text itself. Maimonides is the only one intelligible on the subject. "The suburbs," says he, "of the cities are expressed in the law to be 3,000 cubits on every side from the wall of the city and outwards. The first thousand cubits are the suburbs, and the 2,000, which they measured without the suburbs, were for fields and vineyards." The whole, therefore, of the city, suburbs, fields, and vineyards, may be represented by the diagram.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 34:2 Command the children of Israel, and say to them, When you come into the land of Canaan...

Leviticus 14:34 When you be come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession...

Leviticus 25:2 Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, When you come into the land which I give you...

Deuteronomy 12:9 For you are not as yet come to the rest and to the inheritance, which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 19:1,2 When the LORD your God has cut off the nations, whose land the LORD your God gives you, and you succeed them, and dwell in their cities...

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The Cities of the Levites.
Concerning them, see Numbers, chapter 35, and Joshua chapter 21. "The suburbs of the cities of the Levites were three thousand cubits on every side; viz. from the walls of the city, and outwards; as it is said, 'From the walls of the city and outwards a thousand cubits: and thou shalt measure from without the city two thousand cubits' (Num 35:4,5). The former thousand were the suburbs, and the latter two thousand were for fields and vineyards. They appointed the place of burial to every one of those
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Job's Faith and Expectation
I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand in the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God. C hristianity, that is, the religion of which MESSIAH is the author and object, the foundation, life, and glory, though not altogether as old as creation, is nearly so. It is coeval [contemporary] with the first promise and intimation of mercy given to fallen man. When Adam, by transgression, had violated the order and law of
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Exodus 21:13
However, if it is not done intentionally, but God lets it happen, they are to flee to a place I will designate.

Numbers 35:9
Then the LORD said to Moses:

Joshua 20:1
Then the LORD said to Joshua:

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