Numbers 35:28
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
becauseConj
5892 [e]בְעִ֤יר
ḇə-‘îr
in his cityPrep-b | N-fsc
4733 [e]מִקְלָטוֹ֙
miq-lā-ṭōw
of refugeN-msc | 3ms
3427 [e]יֵשֵׁ֔ב
yê-šêḇ,
he should have remainedV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
untilPrep
4194 [e]מ֖וֹת
mō-wṯ
the deathN-msc
3548 [e]הַכֹּהֵ֣ן
hak-kō-hên
of the priestArt | N-ms
1419 [e]הַגָּדֹ֑ל
hag-gā-ḏōl;
HighArt | Adj-ms
310 [e]וְאַחֲרֵ֥י
wə-’a-ḥă-rê
but afterConj-w | Prep
4194 [e]מוֹת֙
mō-wṯ
the deathN-msc
3548 [e]הַכֹּהֵ֣ן
hak-kō-hên
of the priestArt | N-ms
1419 [e]הַגָּדֹ֔ל
hag-gā-ḏōl,
highArt | Adj-ms
7725 [e]יָשׁוּב֙
yā-šūḇ
may returnV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
7523 [e]הָרֹצֵ֔חַ
hā-rō-ṣê-aḥ,
the manslayerArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
776 [e]אֶ֖רֶץ
’e-reṣ
the landN-fsc
272 [e]אֲחֻזָּתֽוֹ׃
’ă-ḥuz-zā-ṯōw.
of his possessionN-fsc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
במדבר 35:28 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֣י בְעִ֤יר מִקְלָטֹו֙ יֵשֵׁ֔ב עַד־מֹ֖ות הַכֹּהֵ֣ן הַגָּדֹ֑ל וְאַחֲרֵ֥י מֹות֙ הַכֹּהֵ֣ן הַגָּדֹ֔ל יָשׁוּב֙ הָרֹצֵ֔חַ אֶל־אֶ֖רֶץ אֲחֻזָּתֹֽו׃

במדבר 35:28 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי בעיר מקלטו ישב עד־מות הכהן הגדל ואחרי מות הכהן הגדל ישוב הרצח אל־ארץ אחזתו׃

במדבר 35:28 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי בעיר מקלטו ישב עד־מות הכהן הגדל ואחרי מות הכהן הגדל ישוב הרצח אל־ארץ אחזתו׃

במדבר 35:28 Hebrew Bible
כי בעיר מקלטו ישב עד מות הכהן הגדל ואחרי מות הכהן הגדל ישוב הרצח אל ארץ אחזתו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
because he should have remained in his city of refuge until the death of the high priest. But after the death of the high priest the manslayer shall return to the land of his possession.

King James Bible
Because he should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the slayer shall return into the land of his possession.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for the one who killed a person was supposed to live in his city of refuge until the death of the high priest. Only after the death of the high priest may the one who has killed a person return to the land he possesses.
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