Bezer in the wilderness on the plateau belonging to the Reubenites, Ramoth in Gilead belonging to the Gadites, or Golan in Bashan belonging to the Manassites.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 4:42
to which a manslayer could flee after killing his neighbor unintentionally without prior malice. To save his own life, he could flee to one of these cities:
This is the law Moses set before the Israelites.
And beyond the Jordan, east of Jericho, they designated Bezer on the wilderness plateau from the tribe of Reuben, Ramoth in Gilead from the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan from the tribe of Manasseh.
From the tribe of Reuben they received Bezer, Jahaz,
And from the tribe of Gad they received Ramoth in Gilead, a city of refuge for the manslayer, Mahanaim,
1 Kings 22:3
who said to his servants, "Do you not know that Ramoth-gilead is ours, but we have failed to take it from the hand of the king of Aram?"
Chapter Outline1. An exhortation to obedience
41. Moses appoints the three cities of refuge on that side of Jordan
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