Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I [am] commanding you, {saying}, 'You shall set apart three cities.'

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, I command you, saying, ‘You shall set aside three cities for yourself.’

King James Version

Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.

Holman Bible

This is why I am commanding you to set apart three cities for yourselves.

International Standard Version

Therefore I am commanding you to reserve three cities."

A Conservative Version

Therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shall set apart three cities for thee.

American Standard Version

Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt set apart three cities for thee.

Amplified

Therefore, I command you, saying, ‘You shall set aside three cities [of refuge] for yourself.’

Bible in Basic English

And so I am ordering you to see that three towns are marked out for this purpose.

Darby Translation

Therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thyself.

Julia Smith Translation

For this I command thee, saying, Three cities thou shalt separate to thee.

King James 2000

Therefore I command you, saying, you shall set apart three cities for you.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore I command you saying, You shall separate three cities for you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore I command thee, saying, 'See that thou appoint out three cities.'

NET Bible

Therefore, I am commanding you to set apart for yourselves three cities.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore I command you, saying, You shall set apart three cities for yourselves.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, am I commanding thee saying, - Three cities, shalt thou set apart for thee.

Webster

Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.

World English Bible

Therefore I command you, saying, You shall set apart three cities for yourselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore I am commanding thee, saying, Three cities thou dost separate to thee.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

Verse Info

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

6 [He does this] lest the avenger of blood might pursue after the killer, because {he is hot with anger} and he overtakes him, because it is a long distance [to the city of refuge], and [so] {he kills him}, but {he did not deserve a death sentence}, because he [was] not hating him {before}. 7 Therefore I [am] commanding you, {saying}, 'You shall set apart three cities.' 8 Then if Yahweh your God enlarges your territory [just] as he swore to your ancestors and gives to you all the land that he {promised} to give to your ancestors,



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