Numbers 35:25
The assembly is to protect the manslayer from the hand of the avenger of blood. Then the assembly will return him to the city of refuge to which he fled, and he must live there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.
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Exodus 29:7
Then take the anointing oil and anoint him by pouring it on his head.

Numbers 35:24
then the congregation must judge between the slayer and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances.

Numbers 35:26
But if the manslayer ever goes outside the limits of the city of refuge to which he fled

2 Samuel 14:14
For surely we will die and be like water poured out on the ground, which cannot be recovered. Yet God does not take away a life; but He devises ways so that the banished one may not remain estranged from Him.

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Numbers 35:28
because the manslayer must remain in his city of refuge until the death of the high priest. Only after the death of the high priest may he return to the land he owns.

Joshua 20:6
He is to stay in that city until he stands trial before the assembly and until the death of the high priest serving at that time. Then the manslayer may return to his own home in the city from which he fled."

Romans 3:24-26
and are justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus. . . .

Ephesians 2:16-18
and reconciling both of them to God in one body through the cross, by which He extinguished their hostility. . . .

Hebrews 4:14-16
Therefore, since we have such a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we profess. . . .

Hebrews 7:25-28
Therefore He is able to save completely those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to intercede for them. . . .

Hebrews 9:12-15
He did not enter by the blood of goats and calves, but He entered the Most Holy Place once for all by His own blood, thus securing eternal redemption. . . .

Hebrews 10:19-22
Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, . . .


Exodus 29:7
Then take the anointing oil and anoint him by pouring it on his head.

Leviticus 4:3
If the anointed priest sins, bringing guilt on the people, he must bring to the LORD a young bull without blemish as a sin offering for the sin he has committed.

Leviticus 8:12
He also poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron's head and anointed him to consecrate him.

Leviticus 21:10
The priest who is highest among his brothers, who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and has been ordained to wear the priestly garments, must not dishevel his hair or tear his garments.

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