Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if he did not lie in wait {and it was an accident}, I will appoint for you a place to which he may flee.

New American Standard Bible

"But if he did not lie in wait for him, but God let him fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee.

King James Version

And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

Holman Bible

But if he didn’t intend any harm, and yet God caused it to happen by his hand, I will appoint a place for you where he may flee.

International Standard Version

If he didn't lie in wait, but God let him fall into his reach, then I'll appoint for you a place to which he may flee.

A Conservative Version

And if a man does not lay in wait, but God delivers [him] into his hand, then I will appoint for thee a place where he shall flee.

American Standard Version

And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

Amplified

But if he did not lie in wait for him, but God allowed him to fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee [for protection until duly tried].

Bible in Basic English

But if he had no evil purpose against him, and God gave him into his hand, I will give you a place to which he may go in flight.

Darby Translation

But if he have not lain in wait, and God have delivered him into his hand, I will appoint thee a place to which he shall flee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if a man did not lie in wait but God delivered him into his hand, then I will appoint thee a place where he shall flee.

Julia Smith Translation

And when he hunted not after, and God let fall into his hand, and I set to thee a place where he shall flee there.

King James 2000

And if a man lie not in wait, but God delivers him into his hand; then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.

Modern King James verseion

And if a man does not lie in wait, but God delivers him into his hand, then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If a man lay not await, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will point thee a place whither he shall flee.

NET Bible

But if he does not do it with premeditation, but it happens by accident, then I will appoint for you a place where he may flee.

New Heart English Bible

but not if it is unintentional, but God allows it to happen: then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.

The Emphasized Bible

But he who hath not lain in wait, but, God, hath occasioned him to come to his hand, then will I appoint for thee a place, whither he may flee.

Webster

And if a man shall not lie in wait, but God shall deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

World English Bible

but not if it is unintentional, but God allows it to happen: then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.

Youngs Literal Translation

as to him who hath not laid wait, and God hath brought to his hand, I have even set for thee a place whither he doth flee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if a man lie not in wait
צדה 
Tsadah 
Usage: 3

but God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

אנה 
'anah 
Usage: 4

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

then I will appoint
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

Context Readings

Laws About Personal Injury

12 " '{Whoever strikes someone} and he dies will surely be put to death. 13 But if he did not lie in wait {and it was an accident}, I will appoint for you a place to which he may flee. 14 But if a man schemes against his neighbor to kill him by treachery, you will take him from my altar to die.


Cross References

Joshua 20:2-9

"Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'Appoint for yourselves cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you through the hand of Moses.

1 Samuel 24:4

And David's men said to him, "Look, today [is] the day about which Yahweh said to you, 'See, I am giving your enemy into your hand, and you can do to him {whatever seems good to you}.'" So David got up and secretly cut the hem of Saul's robe.

1 Samuel 24:10

Look, this day your eyes have seen that Yahweh gave you today into my hand in the cave, and some said to kill you. But {I took pity} on you and said, 'I will not stretch out my hand against my lord, because he [is] Yahweh's anointed one.'

1 Samuel 24:18

You have explained to me today that you have dealt well with me, how Yahweh delivered me into your hand but you did not kill me.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43

Then Moses set apart three cities {on the other side of the Jordan}, {toward the east},

Numbers 35:10-34

"Speak to the {Israelites} and say to them, 'When you cross the Jordan [into] the land of Canaan,

Deuteronomy 19:1-13

"When Yahweh your God has {exterminated} the nations [concerning whom] Yahweh your God [is] giving to you their land, and you have dispossessed them, and you have settled in their towns and in their houses,

2 Samuel 16:10

The king said, "{What do we have in common}, sons of Zeruiah? If he curses because Yahweh has said to him 'Curse David,' who can say, "Why have you done this?"

Isaiah 10:7

But he does not think this, and his heart does not plan this. For [it is] in his heart to destroy and to cut off not a few nations.

Micah 7:2

The faithful [person] has perished from the land, and there is none who is upright among humankind. All of them lie in wait; each hunts his brother [with] a net.

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