Numbers 35:20
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New International Version
If anyone with malice aforethought shoves another or throws something at them intentionally so that they die

King James Bible
But if he thrust him of hatred, or hurl at him by laying of wait, that he die;

Darby Bible Translation
And if he thrust at him out of hatred, or hurl at him intentionally, so that he die,

World English Bible
If he thrust him of hatred, or hurled at him, lying in wait, so that he died,

Young's Literal Translation
And if in hatred he thrust him through, or hath cast anything at him by lying in wait, and he dieth;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The revenger of blood - גאל הדם goel haddam, the redeemer of blood; the next in blood to him who was slain. See on Numbers 35:12 (note).

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if he thrust

Genesis 4:5,8 But to Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell...

2 Samuel 3:27 And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly...

2 Samuel 13:22,28,29 And Absalom spoke to his brother Amnon neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar...

2 Samuel 20:10 But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth rib...

1 Kings 2:5,6,31-33 Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, and what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel...

Proverbs 26:24 He that hates dissembles with his lips, and lays up deceit within him;

Proverbs 28:17 A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

Luke 4:29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill where on their city was built...

by laying

Exodus 21:14 But if a man come presumptuously on his neighbor, to slay him with guile; you shall take him from my altar, that he may die.

Deuteronomy 19:11 But if any man hate his neighbor, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally that he die...

1 Samuel 18:10,11,25 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the evil spirit from God came on Saul, and he prophesied in the middle of the house...

1 Samuel 19:9-12 And the evil spirit from the LORD was on Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin in his hand: and David played with his hand...

1 Samuel 20:1 And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done? what is my iniquity?...

1 Samuel 23:7-9 And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God has delivered him into my hand; for he is shut in...

1 Samuel 24:11 Moreover, my father, see, yes, see the skirt of your robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and killed you not...

Psalm 10:7-10 His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity...

Psalm 11:2 For, see, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow on the string, that they may privately shoot at the upright in heart.

Psalm 35:7,8 For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dig for my soul...

Psalm 57:4-6 My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows...

Proverbs 1:18,19 And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privately for their own lives...

Mark 6:19,24-26 Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not...

Acts 20:3 And there stayed three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria...

Acts 23:21 But do not you yield to them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath...

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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
Genesis 4:8
Now Cain said to his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the field." While they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.

Exodus 21:14
But if anyone schemes and kills someone deliberately, that person is to be taken from my altar and put to death.

Numbers 35:19
The avenger of blood shall put the murderer to death; when the avenger comes upon the murderer, the avenger shall put the murderer to death.

Numbers 35:21
or if out of enmity one person hits another with their fist so that the other dies, that person is to be put to death; that person is a murderer. The avenger of blood shall put the murderer to death when they meet.

Deuteronomy 19:11
But if out of hate someone lies in wait, assaults and kills a neighbor, and then flees to one of these cities,

2 Samuel 3:27
Now when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into an inner chamber, as if to speak with him privately. And there, to avenge the blood of his brother Asahel, Joab stabbed him in the stomach, and he died.

2 Samuel 20:10
Amasa was not on his guard against the dagger in Joab's hand, and Joab plunged it into his belly, and his intestines spilled out on the ground. Without being stabbed again, Amasa died. Then Joab and his brother Abishai pursued Sheba son of Bikri.

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