New International Version
and the avenger of blood finds them outside the city, the avenger of blood may kill the accused without being guilty of murder.
King James Bible
And the revenger of blood find him without the borders of the city of his refuge, and the revenger of blood kill the slayer; he shall not be guilty of blood:
Darby Bible Translation
and the avenger of blood find him outside the limits of his city of refuge, and the avenger of blood kill the manslayer, there shall be no blood-guiltiness upon him;
World English Bible
and the avenger of blood find him outside of the border of his city of refuge, and the avenger of blood kill the manslayer; he shall not be guilty of blood,
Young's Literal Translation
and the redeemer of blood hath found him at the outside of the border of the city of his refuge, and the redeemer of blood hath slain the man-slayer, blood is not for him;
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CommentaryClarke'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).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he shall not be guilty of blood. Heb. no blood shall be to him
LibraryThe 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
"If a thief is caught breaking in at night and is struck a fatal blow, the defender is not guilty of bloodshed;
"'But if the accused ever goes outside the limits of the city of refuge to which they fled
The accused must stay in the city of refuge until the death of the high priest; only after the death of the high priest may they return to their own property.
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