Numbers 35:31
Good News Translation
Murderers must be put to death. They cannot escape this penalty by the payment of money.

Contemporary English Version
You cannot give someone money to escape the death penalty; you must pay with your own life!

Douay-Rheims Bible
You shall not take money of him that is guilty of blood, but he shall die forthwith.

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You shall not take money of him that is guilty of blood, but he shall die forthwith.

moreover

Genesis 9:5,6 For I will require the blood of your lives at the hand of every beast, and at the hand of man, at the hand of every man, and of his brother, will I require the life of man. . . .

Exodus 21:14 If a man kill his neighbour on set purpose, and by lying in wait for him: thou shalt take him away from my altar that he may die.

Deuteronomy 19:11-13 But if any man hating his neighbour, lie in wait for his life, and rise and strike him, and he die, and he flee to one of the cities aforesaid, . . .

2 Samuel 12:13 And David said to Nathan: I have sinned against the Lord. And Nathan said to David: The Lord also hath taken away thy sin: thou shalt not die.

1 Kings 2:28-34 And the news came to Joab, because Joab had turned after Adonias, and had not turned after Solomon: and Joab fled into the tabernacle of the Lord, and took hold on the horn of the altar. . . .

Psalm 51:14 Deliver me from blood, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall extol thy justice.

guilty of death.

Context
Six Cities of Refuge
30The murderer shall be punished by witnesses: none shall be condemned upon the evidence of one man. 31You shall not take money of him that is guilty of blood, but he shall die forthwith.32The banished and fugitives before the death of the high priest may by no means return into their own cities.…
Cross References
Leviticus 24:17
He that striketh and killeth a man: dying let him die.

Numbers 35:17
If he throw a stone, and he that is struck die: he shall be punished in the same manner.

Numbers 35:30
The murderer shall be punished by witnesses: none shall be condemned upon the evidence of one man.

Numbers 35:32
The banished and fugitives before the death of the high priest may by no means return into their own cities.

Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed be he that secretly killeth his neighbour: and all the people shall say: Amen.

2 Samuel 21:4
And the Gabaonites said to him: We have no contest about silver and gold, but against Saul and against his house: neither do we desire that any man be slain of Israel. And the king said to them: What will you then that I should do for you?

Additional Translations
You are not to accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who deserves to die; he must surely be put to death.Moreover you shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer, that is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.

And ye shall not accept ransoms for life from a murderer who is worthy of death, for he shall be surely put to death.

And ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death, but he shall certainly be put to death.

Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a manslayer, which is guilty of death: but he shall surely be put to death.

Moreover, ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

"'Moreover you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.

And ye take no atonement for the life of a murderer who is condemned -- to die, for he is certainly put to death;
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