Numbers 35:24
New International Version
the assembly must judge between the accused and the avenger of blood according to these regulations.

New Living Translation
If this should happen, the community must follow these regulations in making a judgment between the slayer and the avenger, the victim’s nearest relative:

English Standard Version
then the congregation shall judge between the manslayer and the avenger of blood, in accordance with these rules.

Berean Study Bible
then the congregation must judge between the slayer and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances.

King James Bible
Then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the revenger of blood according to these judgments:

New King James Version
then the congregation shall judge between the manslayer and the avenger of blood according to these judgments.

New American Standard Bible
then the congregation shall judge between the one who fatally struck the victim and the blood avenger in accordance with these ordinances.

NASB 1995
then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the blood avenger according to these ordinances.

NASB 1977
then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the blood avenger according to these ordinances.

Amplified Bible
then the congregation shall judge between the offender and the blood avenger according to these ordinances.

Christian Standard Bible
the assembly is to judge between the person who kills someone and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the assembly is to judge between the slayer and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances.

American Standard Version
then the congregation shall judge between the smiter and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The assembly shall judge between the killer and the seeker of the vengeance of blood by these judgments:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
then the assembly shall judge between the smiter and the avenger of blood, according to these judgments.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this be proved in the hearing of the people, and the cause be debated between him that struck, and the next of kin:

English Revised Version
then the congregation shall judge between the smiter and the avenger of blood according to these judgments:

Good News Translation
In such cases the community shall judge in your favor and not in favor of the dead person's relative who is seeking revenge.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the community must use these rules in order to decide if you [are innocent] or if the dead person's relative can avenge the death.

International Standard Version
then the community is to judge between the inadvertent killer and the blood avenger, following these ordinances.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then the congregation shall judge between the smiter and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances;

Literal Standard Version
then the congregation has judged between the striker and the redeemer of blood by these judgments.

NET Bible
then the community must judge between the slayer and the avenger of blood according to these decisions.

New Heart English Bible
then the congregation shall judge between the striker and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances;

World English Bible
then the congregation shall judge between the striker and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances;

Young's Literal Translation
then have the company judged between the smiter and the redeemer of blood, by these judgments.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Six Cities of Refuge
23or without looking drops a heavy stone that kills him, but he was not an enemy and did not intend to harm him, 24then the congregation must judge between the slayer and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances. 25The assembly is to protect the manslayer from the hand of the avenger of blood. Then the assembly will return him to the city of refuge to which he fled, and he must live there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.…

Cross References
Numbers 35:23
or without looking drops a heavy stone that kills him, but he was not an enemy and did not intend to harm him,

Numbers 35:25
The assembly is to protect the manslayer from the hand of the avenger of blood. Then the assembly will return him to the city of refuge to which he fled, and he must live there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.

Joshua 20:6
He is to stay in that city until he stands trial before the assembly and until the death of the high priest serving at that time. Then the manslayer may return to his own home in the city from which he fled."


Treasury of Scripture

Then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the revenger of blood according to these judgments:

Numbers 35:12
And they shall be unto you cities for refuge from the avenger; that the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment.

Joshua 20:6
And he shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgment, and until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days: then shall the slayer return, and come unto his own city, and unto his own house, unto the city from whence he fled.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
then the congregation
הָֽעֵדָ֔ה (hā·‘ê·ḏāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5712: A stated assemblage

must judge
וְשָֽׁפְטוּ֙ (wə·šā·p̄ə·ṭū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8199: To judge, pronounce sentence, to vindicate, punish, to govern, to litigate

between
בֵּ֚ין (bên)
Preposition
Strong's 996: An interval, space between

the slayer
הַמַּכֶּ֔ה (ham·mak·keh)
Article | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5221: To strike

and the avenger
גֹּאֵ֣ל (gō·’êl)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1350: To redeem, act as kinsman

of blood
הַדָּ֑ם (had·dām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

according to
עַ֥ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

these
הָאֵֽלֶּה׃ (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

ordinances.
הַמִּשְׁפָּטִ֖ים (ham·miš·pā·ṭîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style


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