Numbers 35:13
New International Version
These six towns you give will be your cities of refuge.

New Living Translation
Designate six cities of refuge for yourselves,

English Standard Version
And the cities that you give shall be your six cities of refuge.

Berean Study Bible
The cities you select will be your six cities of refuge.

King James Bible
And of these cities which ye shall give six cities shall ye have for refuge.

New King James Version
And of the cities which you give, you shall have six cities of refuge.

New American Standard Bible
So the cities which you are to provide shall be six cities of refuge for you.

NASB 1995
'The cities which you are to give shall be your six cities of refuge.

NASB 1977
‘And the cities which you are to give shall be your six cities of refuge.

Amplified Bible
The cities which you are to provide shall be your six cities of refuge.

Christian Standard Bible
The cities you select will be your six cities of refuge.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The cities you select will be your six cities of refuge.

American Standard Version
And the cities which ye shall give shall be for you six cities of refuge.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the cities that you are giving shall be the six cities of a place of refuge for you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the cities which ye shall assign, even the six cities, shall be places of refuge for you.

Contemporary English Version
There are to be six of these Safe Towns,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And of those cities, that are separated for the refuge of fugitives,

English Revised Version
And the cities which ye shall give shall be for you six cities of refuge.

Good News Translation
Choose six cities,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There will be six cities you select as places of refuge,

International Standard Version
You are to set aside six towns of refuge.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And as to the cities which ye shall give, there shall be for you six cities of refuge.

Literal Standard Version
As for the cities which you give, six [are] cities of refuge to you;

NET Bible
These towns that you must give shall be your six towns for refuge.

New Heart English Bible
The cities which you shall give shall be for you six cities of refuge.

World English Bible
The cities which you shall give shall be for you six cities of refuge.

Young's Literal Translation
As to the cities which ye give -- six are cities of refuge to you;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Six Cities of Refuge
12You are to have these cities as a refuge from the avenger, so that the manslayer will not die until he stands trial before the assembly. 13The cities you select will be your six cities of refuge. 14Select three cities across the Jordan and three in the land of Canaan as cities of refuge.…

Cross References
Numbers 35:12
You are to have these cities as a refuge from the avenger, so that the manslayer will not die until he stands trial before the assembly.

Numbers 35:14
Select three cities across the Jordan and three in the land of Canaan as cities of refuge.

Joshua 20:9
These are the cities appointed for all the Israelites and foreigners among them, so that anyone who kills a person unintentionally may flee there and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood prior to standing trial before the assembly.


Treasury of Scripture

And of these cities which you shall give six cities shall you have for refuge.

six cities

Numbers 35:6
And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee thither: and to them ye shall add forty and two cities.









Verse 13. - Six cities. See on Deuteronomy 19:8, 9, where three more are apparently ordered to be set aside upon a certain contingency:

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The cities
וְהֶעָרִ֖ים (wə·he·‘ā·rîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 5892: Excitement

you select
תִּתֵּ֑נוּ (tit·tê·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

will be
תִּהְיֶ֥ינָה (tih·ye·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

your six
שֵׁשׁ־ (šêš-)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 8337: Six (a cardinal number)

cities
עָרֵ֥י (‘ā·rê)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 5892: Excitement

of refuge.
מִקְלָ֖ט (miq·lāṭ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4733: Refuge, asylum


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