Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee thither: and to them ye shall add forty and two cities.

Holman Bible

"The cities you give the Levites will include six cities of refuge, which you must provide so that the one who kills someone may flee there; in addition to these, give 42 [other] cities.

International Standard Version

You are to set aside six towns of refuge from the towns that you will be giving to the descendants of Levi, where someone who kills a human being may run for shelter. In addition, give them 42 other towns.

A Conservative Version

And of the cities which ye shall give to the Levites, there shall be the six cities of refuge, which ye shall give for the manslayer to flee to. And besides them ye shall give forty-two cities.

American Standard Version

And the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites, they shall be the six cities of refuge, which ye shall give for the manslayer to flee unto: and besides them ye shall give forty and two cities.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

And the towns which you give the Levites are to be the six safe places to which the taker of life may go in flight; and in addition you are to give them forty-two towns.

Darby Translation

And among the cities that ye shall give unto the Levites shall be the six cities of refuge, which ye shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee thither, and besides them ye shall give forty-two cities:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites, there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint so that the manslayer may flee there; and in addition to them ye shall give them forty-two cities.

Julia Smith Translation

And the cities which ye shall give to the Levites, six cities of refuge, which ye shall give to flee there to the slayer: and upon them ye shall give forty and two

King James 2000

And among the cities which you shall give unto the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which you shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee there: and to them you shall add forty and two cities.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"All the cities that you will give the Levites will be six cities of refuge, to which the killer can flee; in addition to them you will give forty-two cities.

Modern King James verseion

And among the cities which you shall give to the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which you shall appoint for the manslayer, so that he may flee there. And you shall add forty-two cities to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites, there shall be six cities of franchise which ye shall give to that intent that he which committeth a slaughter, may fly thither. And to them ye shall add forty two cities more:

NET Bible

Now from these towns that you will give to the Levites you must select six towns of refuge to which a person who has killed someone may flee. And you must give them forty-two other towns.

New Heart English Bible

"The cities which you shall give to the Levites, they shall be the six cities of refuge, which you shall give for the manslayer to flee to: and besides them you shall give forty-two cities.

The Emphasized Bible

And, among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall be the six cities of refuge, which ye shall give that the manslayer may flee thither, - and besides them, ye shall give, forty-two cities,

Webster

And among the cities which ye shall give to the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint for the man-slayer, that he may flee thither: and to them ye shall add forty and two cities.

World English Bible

"The cities which you shall give to the Levites, they shall be the six cities of refuge, which you shall give for the manslayer to flee to: and besides them you shall give forty-two cities.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the cities which ye give to the Levites are the six cities of refuge, which ye give for the fleeing thither of the man-slayer, and besides them ye give forty and two cities;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

שׁשּׁה שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 215

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

מקלט 
Miqlat 
Usage: 20

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

רצח 
Ratsach 
Usage: 47

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

thither and to them ye shall add
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

and two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

Context Readings

Cities For The Levites

5 "You shall also measure outside the city on the east side two thousand cubits, and on the south side two thousand cubits, and on the west side two thousand cubits, and on the north side two thousand cubits, with the city in the center. This shall become theirs as pasture lands for the cities. 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. 7 "All the cities which you shall give to the Levites shall be forty-eight cities, together with their pasture lands.



Cross References

Joshua 21:3

So the sons of Israel gave the Levites from their inheritance these cities with their pasture lands, according to the command of the LORD.

Joshua 21:13

So to the sons of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, and Libnah with its pasture lands,

Joshua 21:21

They gave them Shechem, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, in the hill country of Ephraim, and Gezer with its pasture lands,

Joshua 21:27

To the sons of Gershon, one of the families of the Levites, from the half-tribe of Manasseh, they gave Golan in Bashan, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, and Be-eshterah with its pasture lands; two cities.

Joshua 21:32

From the tribe of Naphtali, they gave Kedesh in Galilee, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands and Hammoth-dor with its pasture lands and Kartan with its pasture lands; three cities.

Joshua 21:36

From the tribe of Reuben, they gave Bezer with its pasture lands and Jahaz with its pasture lands,

Joshua 21:38

From the tribe of Gad, they gave Ramoth in Gilead, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands and Mahanaim with its pasture lands,

Numbers 35:13-14

'The cities which you are to give shall be your six cities of refuge.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43

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

Joshua 20:2-9

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

Psalm 9:9

The LORD also will be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;

Psalm 62:7-8

On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

Psalm 142:4-5

Look to the right and see; For there is no one who regards me; There is no escape for me; No one cares for my soul.

Isaiah 4:6

There will be a shelter to give shade from the heat by day, and refuge and protection from the storm and the rain.

Matthew 11:28

"Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.

Hebrews 6:18

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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