New Living Translation
But if it was simply an accident permitted by God, I will appoint a place of refuge where the slayer can run for safety.
King James Bible
And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.
Darby Bible Translation
But if he have not lain in wait, and God have delivered him into his hand, I will appoint thee a place to which he shall flee.
World English Bible
but not if it is unintentional, but God allows it to happen: then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.
Young's Literal Translation
as to him who hath not laid wait, and God hath brought to his hand, I have even set for thee a place whither he doth flee.
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LibraryThe Sermon on the Mount - the Kingdom of Christ and Rabbinic Teaching.
It was probably on one of those mountain-ranges, which stretch to the north of Capernaum, that Jesus had spent the night of lonely prayer, which preceded the designation of the twelve to the Apostolate. As the soft spring morning broke, He called up those who had learned to follow Him, and from among them chose the twelve, who were to be His Ambassadors and Representatives.   But already the early light had guided the eager multitude which, from all parts, had come to the broad level …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Deputation from Jerusalem - the Three Sects of the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes - Examination of their Distinctive Doctrines.
The Sixth Commandment
That Deep Things Ought not to be Preached at all to Weak Souls.
"Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. "When you cross the Jordan into the land of Canaan,
designate cities of refuge to which people can flee if they have killed someone accidentally.
"When the LORD your God destroys the nations whose land he is giving you, you will take over their land and settle in their towns and homes.
The LORD said to Joshua,
1 Samuel 24:4
"Now's your opportunity!" David's men whispered to him. "Today the LORD is telling you, 'I will certainly put your enemy into your power, to do with as you wish.'" So David crept forward and cut off a piece of the hem of Saul's robe.
1 Samuel 24:10
This very day you can see with your own eyes it isn't true. For the LORD placed you at my mercy back there in the cave. Some of my men told me to kill you, but I spared you. For I said, 'I will never harm the king--he is the LORD's anointed one.'
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