Deuteronomy 19:7
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New International Version
This is why I command you to set aside for yourselves three cities.

New Living Translation
That is why I am commanding you to set aside three cities of refuge.

English Standard Version
Therefore I command you, You shall set apart three cities.

New American Standard Bible
"Therefore, I command you, saying, 'You shall set aside three cities for yourself.'

King James Bible
Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is why I am commanding you to set apart three cities for yourselves.

International Standard Version
Therefore I am commanding you to reserve three cities."

NET Bible
Therefore, I am commanding you to set apart for yourselves three cities.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore I command you, saying, You shall set apart three cities for yourselves.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is why I'm commanding you to set aside three cities for yourselves.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Wherefore I command thee, saying: 'Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.'

New American Standard 1977
“Therefore, I command you, saying, ‘You shall set aside three cities for yourself.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore, I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore I command you, saying, you shall set apart three cities for you.

American King James Version
Why I command you, saying, You shall separate three cities for you.

American Standard Version
Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt set apart three cities for thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore I command thee, that thou separate three cities at equal distance one from another.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thyself.

English Revised Version
Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.

World English Bible
Therefore I command you, saying, You shall set apart three cities for yourselves.

Young's Literal Translation
therefore I am commanding thee, saying, Three cities thou dost separate to thee.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:1-13 Here is the law settled between the blood of the murdered, and the blood of the murderer; provision is made, that the cities of refuge should be a protection, so that a man should not die for that as a crime, which was not his willing act. In Christ, the Lord our Righteousness, refuge is provided for those who by faith flee unto him. But there is no refuge in Jesus Christ for presumptuous sinners, who go on still in their trespasses. Those who flee to Christ from their sins, shall be safe in him, but not those who expect to be sheltered by him in their sins.
Study Bible
Cities of Refuge
6otherwise the avenger of blood might pursue the manslayer in the heat of his anger, and overtake him, because the way is long, and take his life, though he was not deserving of death, since he had not hated him previously. 7"Therefore, I command you, saying, 'You shall set aside three cities for yourself.' 8"If the LORD your God enlarges your territory, just as He has sworn to your fathers, and gives you all the land which He promised to give your fathers--…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 19:6
otherwise the avenger of blood might pursue the manslayer in the heat of his anger, and overtake him, because the way is long, and take his life, though he was not deserving of death, since he had not hated him previously.

Deuteronomy 19:8
"If the LORD your God enlarges your territory, just as He has sworn to your fathers, and gives you all the land which He promised to give your fathers--
Treasury of Scripture

Why I command you, saying, You shall separate three cities for you.

Deuteronomy 19:8 And if the LORD your God enlarge your coast, as he has sworn to your fathers…

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