Numbers 35:11
Text Analysis
7136 [e]וְהִקְרִיתֶ֤ם
then shall appointConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjPerf-2mp
youPrep | 2mp
5892 [e]עָרִ֔ים
5892 [e]עָרֵ֥י
4733 [e]מִקְלָ֖ט
of refugeN-ms
1961 [e]תִּהְיֶ֣ינָה
to beV-Qal-Imperf-3fp
for youPrep | 2mp
5127 [e]וְנָ֥ס
that may fleeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
8033 [e]שָׁ֙מָּה֙
thereAdv | 3fs
7523 [e]רֹצֵ֔חַ
the manslayerV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5221 [e]מַכֵּה־
who killsV-Hifil-Prtcpl-msc
5315 [e]נֶ֖פֶשׁ
any personN-fs
7684 [e]בִּשְׁגָגָֽה׃
accidentallyPrep-b | N-fs

Hebrew Texts
במדבר 35:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהִקְרִיתֶ֤ם לָכֶם֙ עָרִ֔ים עָרֵ֥י מִקְלָ֖ט תִּהְיֶ֣ינָה לָכֶ֑ם וְנָ֥ס שָׁ֙מָּה֙ רֹצֵ֔חַ מַכֵּה־נֶ֖פֶשׁ בִּשְׁגָגָֽה׃

במדבר 35:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והקריתם לכם ערים ערי מקלט תהיינה לכם ונס שמה רצח מכה־נפש בשגגה׃

במדבר 35:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והקריתם לכם ערים ערי מקלט תהיינה לכם ונס שמה רצח מכה־נפש בשגגה׃

במדבר 35:11 Hebrew Bible
והקריתם לכם ערים ערי מקלט תהיינה לכם ונס שמה רצח מכה נפש בשגגה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
then you shall select for yourselves cities to be your cities of refuge, that the manslayer who has killed any person unintentionally may flee there.

King James Bible
Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
designate cities to serve as cities of refuge for you, so that a person who kills someone unintentionally may flee there.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

ye shall appoint. As the goel, or kinsman, had a right to avenge the death of his relation, by slaying the murderer wherever he found him, the appointment of these cities was a humane institution for the protection of the involuntary homicide; for they were designed only for the protection of such.

Numbers 35:6 And among the cities which you shall give to the Levites there shall …

Joshua 20:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities …

unawares. Heb. by error

Numbers 35:22,23 But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or have cast on him …

Exodus 21:13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; …

Deuteronomy 4:42 That the slayer might flee thither, which should kill his neighbor …

Deuteronomy 19:4,5 And this is the case of the slayer, which shall flee thither, that …

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