Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
then your elders and your judges shall go out and measure the distance to the cities which are around the slain one.
“You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your
towns which the Lord your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
But if the man does not desire to take his brother’s wife, then his brother’s wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to establish a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’
And if anyone still
prophesies, then his father and mother who gave birth to him will say to him, ‘You shall not live, for you have spoken falsely in the name of the Lord’; and his father and mother who gave birth to him will pierce him through when he prophesies.