Deuteronomy 19:2
New International Version
then set aside for yourselves three cities in the land the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

New Living Translation
Then you must set apart three cities of refuge in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

English Standard Version
you shall set apart three cities for yourselves in the land that the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

Berean Study Bible
then you are to set apart for yourselves three cities within the land that the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

King James Bible
Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.

New King James Version
you shall separate three cities for yourself in the midst of your land which the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

New American Standard Bible
you shall set aside for yourself three cities in the midst of your land which the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

NASB 1995
you shall set aside three cities for yourself in the midst of your land, which the LORD your God gives you to possess.

NASB 1977
you shall set aside three cities for yourself in the midst of your land, which the LORD your God gives you to possess.

Amplified Bible
you shall designate three cities for yourself in the central area of the land, which the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

Christian Standard Bible
you are to set apart three cities for yourselves within the land the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
you are to set apart three cities for yourselves within the land the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

American Standard Version
thou shalt set apart three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess it.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Set aside three towns for yourselves within your land that LORD JEHOVAH your God gives to you as an inheritance.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
thou shalt separate for thyself three cities in the midst of thy land, which the Lord thy God gives thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt separate to thee three cities in the midst of the land, which the Lord will give thee in possession,

English Revised Version
thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When all this is done, set aside three cities in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

International Standard Version
You must reserve three cities within the land that the LORD your God is about to give you to possess.

JPS Tanakh 1917
thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which the LORD thy GOD giveth thee to possess it.

Literal Standard Version
you separate three cities for yourself in the midst of your land which your God YHWH is giving to you to possess it.

NET Bible
you must set apart for yourselves three cities in the middle of your land that the LORD your God is giving you as a possession.

New Heart English Bible
you shall set apart three cities for you in the midst of your land, which the LORD your God gives you to possess it.

World English Bible
you shall set apart three cities for you in the midst of your land, which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it.

Young's Literal Translation
three cities thou dost separate for thee in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to possess it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Cities of Refuge
1When the LORD your God has cut off the nations whose land He is giving you, and when you have driven them out and settled in their cities and houses, 2then you are to set apart for yourselves three cities within the land that the LORD your God is giving you to possess. 3You are to build roads for yourselves and divide into three regions the land that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, so that any manslayer can flee to these cities.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:41
Then Moses set aside three cities across the Jordan to the east

Deuteronomy 19:3
You are to build roads for yourselves and divide into three regions the land that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, so that any manslayer can flee to these cities.

Joshua 20:2
"Tell the Israelites to designate the cities of refuge, as I instructed you through Moses,


Treasury of Scripture

You shall separate three cities for you in the middle of your land, which the LORD your God gives you to possess it.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43
Then Moses severed three cities on this side Jordan toward the sunrising; …

Exodus 23:12
Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.

Numbers 35:10-15
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come over Jordan into the land of Canaan; …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
then you are to set apart
תַּבְדִּ֣יל (taḇ·dîl)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 914: To be divided, separate

for yourselves
לָ֑ךְ (lāḵ)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

three
שָׁל֥וֹשׁ (šā·lō·wōš)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 7969: Three, third, thrice

cities
עָרִ֖ים (‘ā·rîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 5892: Excitement

within
בְּת֣וֹךְ (bə·ṯō·wḵ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

the land
אַרְצְךָ֔ (’ar·ṣə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

that
אֲשֶׁר֙ (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

your God
אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

is giving
נֹתֵ֥ן (nō·ṯên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

you to possess.
לְרִשְׁתָּֽהּ׃ (lə·riš·tāh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin


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