Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

that the manslayer who kills any person unintentionally, without premeditation, may flee there, and they shall become your refuge from the avenger of blood.

King James Version

That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

Holman Bible

so that a person who kills someone unintentionally or accidentally may flee there. These will be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

International Standard Version

so that anyone who kills a person unintentionally and without premeditation may run there and be protected from closely related avengers.

A Conservative Version

that the manslayer who kills any soul unwittingly [and] unawares may flee there. And they shall be to you for a refuge from the avenger of blood.

American Standard Version

that the manslayer that killeth any person unwittingly and unawares may flee thither: and they shall be unto you for a refuge from the avenger of blood.

Amplified

That the slayer who kills anyone accidentally and unintentionally may flee there; and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

Bible in Basic English

So that any man who in error and without design has taken the life of another, may go in flight to them: and they will be safe places for you from him who has the right of punishment for blood.

Darby Translation

that the slayer who unwittingly without intent smiteth any one mortally may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

so that the manslayer who kills any person in error and without knowledge may flee there, and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

Julia Smith Translation

For the slayer smiting a soul in mistake and without knowledge, to flee there: and they shall be to you for refuge from the nearest kinsman of blood.

King James 2000

That the slayer that kills any person accidentally and unintentionally may flee there: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Anyone who kills a person by accident or unintentionally may flee there; they will be for yourselves a refuge from the avenger of blood.

Modern King James verseion

that the manslayer who in innocence strikes anyone mortally, without knowing, may flee there. And they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly, may flee thither. And those cities shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

NET Bible

Anyone who accidentally kills someone can escape there; these cities will be a place of asylum from the avenger of blood.

New Heart English Bible

that the manslayer who kills any person accidentally or unintentionally may flee there. They shall be for you a refuge from the avenger of blood.

The Emphasized Bible

that the manslayer who slayeth a person by mistake, unwittingly, may flee thither, - so shall they be unto you for refuge from the blood-redeemer,

Webster

That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and ignorantly, may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

World English Bible

that the manslayer who kills any person accidentally or unintentionally may flee there. They shall be to you for a refuge from the avenger of blood.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the fleeing thither of a man-slayer smiting life inadvertently, without knowledge; and they have been to you for a refuge from the redeemer of blood.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רצח 
Ratsach 
Usage: 47

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

שׁגגה 
Sh@gagah 
Usage: 19

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

מקלט 
Miqlat 
Usage: 20

References

Context Readings

Cities Of Refuge Are Established

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. 4 'He shall flee to one of these cities, and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city and state his case in the hearing of the elders of that city; and they shall take him into the city to them and give him a place, so that he may dwell among them.




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