Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘Designate the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you through Moses,

King James Version

Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses:

Holman Bible

“Tell the Israelites: Select your cities of refuge, as I instructed you through Moses,

International Standard Version

"Tell the people of Israel to set apart cities of refuge about which I spoke to you through Moses,

A Conservative Version

Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, Assign for you the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you by Moses,

American Standard Version

Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Assign you the cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by Moses,

Amplified

“Speak to the Israelites, saying, ‘Designate the cities of refuge (asylum), of which I spoke to you through Moses,

Bible in Basic English

Say to the children of Israel, Let certain towns be marked out as safe places, as I said to you by the mouth of Moses,

Darby Translation

Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint for yourselves the cities of refuge, whereof I spoke unto you through Moses,

Julia Smith Translation

Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, Ye shall give to yourselves cities of refuge which I spake to you by the hand of Moses:

King James 2000

Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint for yourselves cities of refuge, of which I spoke unto you by the hand of Moses:

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, Appoint cities of refuge for you, as I have spoken to you by the hand of Moses;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Come with the children of Israel and say, 'Appoint out free cities, of which I spake unto you by Moses,

NET Bible

"Have the Israelites select the cities of refuge that I told you about through Moses.

New Heart English Bible

"Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Assign the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you by Moses,

The Emphasized Bible

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, - Set out for you the cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you, by the hand of Moses:

Webster

Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint for you cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you by the hand of Moses:

World English Bible

"Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Assign the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you by Moses,

Youngs Literal Translation

'Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Give for you cities of refuge, as I have spoken unto you by the hand of Moses,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

of refuge
מקלט 
Miqlat 
Usage: 20

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto you by the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

Context Readings

Cities Of Refuge Are Established

1 Then the Lord spoke to Joshua, saying, 2 “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘Designate the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you through Moses, 3 that the manslayer who kills any person unintentionally, without premeditation, may flee there, and they shall become your refuge from the avenger of blood.


Cross References

Numbers 35:6

The cities which you shall give to the Levites shall be the six cities of refuge, which you shall give for the manslayer to flee to; and in addition to them you shall give forty-two cities.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43

Then Moses set apart three cities across the Jordan to the east,

Numbers 35:11-24

then you shall select for yourselves cities to be your cities of refuge, that the manslayer who has killed any person unintentionally may flee there.

Deuteronomy 19:2-13

you shall set aside three cities for yourself in the midst of your land, which the Lord your God gives you to possess.

Exodus 21:13-14

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.

Romans 8:1

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:33-34

Who will bring a charge against God’s elect? God is the one who justifies;

Hebrews 6:18-19

so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.

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