Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As when a man goeth into the wood with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live:

General references

Bible References

Head

2 Kings 6:5
As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron ax head fell into the water, and he cried out, “Oh, my master, it was borrowed!”

He shall flee

Numbers 35:25
The assembly is to protect the one who kills someone from the hand of the avenger of blood. Then the assembly will return him to the city of refuge he fled to, and he must live there until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.
Proverbs 27:12
A sensible person sees danger and takes cover;
the inexperienced keep going and are punished.
Isaiah 32:2
Each will be like a shelter from the wind,
a refuge from the rain,
like streams of water in a dry land
and the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

General references

Numbers 35:22
“But if anyone suddenly pushes a person without hostility or throws any object at him without malicious intent

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