Numbers 35:26
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New Living Translation
"But if the slayer ever leaves the limits of the city of refuge,

King James Bible
But if the slayer shall at any time come without the border of the city of his refuge, whither he was fled;

Darby Bible Translation
But if the manslayer shall in any way come outside the limits of the city of his refuge whither he hath fled,

World English Bible
"'But if the manslayer shall at any time go beyond the border of his city of refuge, where he flees,

Young's Literal Translation
And if the man-slayer at all go out from the border of the city of his refuge whither he fleeth,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

35:26 He shall abide in it - Be confined to it, partly to shew the hatefulness of murder in God's account by so severe a punishment, inflicted upon the very appearance of it, and partly for the security of the man - slayer, lest the presence of such a person, and his conversation among the kindred of the deceased, might occasion reproach and blood - shed. The death of the high - priest - Perhaps to shew that the death of Christ (the true High - priest, whom the others represented) is the only means whereby sins are pardoned and sinners set at liberty.

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Numbers 35:25
The community must protect the slayer from the avenger and must escort the slayer back to live in the city of refuge to which he fled. There he must remain until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the sacred oil.

Numbers 35:27
and the avenger finds him outside the city and kills him, it will not be considered murder.

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