Numbers 35:19
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New International Version
The avenger of blood shall put the murderer to death; when the avenger comes upon the murderer, the avenger shall put the murderer to death.

King James Bible
The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.

Darby Bible Translation
the avenger of blood, he shall put the murderer to death; when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.

World English Bible
The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death: when he meets him, he shall put him to death.

Young's Literal Translation
'The redeemer of blood himself doth put the murderer to death; in his coming against him he doth put him to death.

Numbers 35:19 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The revenger of blood - גאל הדם goel haddam, the redeemer of blood; the next in blood to him who was slain. See on Numbers 35:12 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 35:12,21,24,27 And they shall be to you cities for refuge from the avenger; that the manslayer die not...

Deuteronomy 19:6,12 Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him...

Joshua 20:3,5 That the slayer that kills any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood...

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The Cities of the Levites.
Concerning them, see Numbers, chapter 35, and Joshua chapter 21. "The suburbs of the cities of the Levites were three thousand cubits on every side; viz. from the walls of the city, and outwards; as it is said, 'From the walls of the city and outwards a thousand cubits: and thou shalt measure from without the city two thousand cubits' (Num 35:4,5). The former thousand were the suburbs, and the latter two thousand were for fields and vineyards. They appointed the place of burial to every one of those
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Job's Faith and Expectation
I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand in the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God. C hristianity, that is, the religion of which MESSIAH is the author and object, the foundation, life, and glory, though not altogether as old as creation, is nearly so. It is coeval [contemporary] with the first promise and intimation of mercy given to fallen man. When Adam, by transgression, had violated the order and law of
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Genesis 4:14
Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden from your presence; I will be a restless wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me."

Numbers 35:18
Or if anyone is holding a wooden object and strikes someone a fatal blow with it, that person is a murderer; the murderer is to be put to death.

Numbers 35:20
If anyone with malice aforethought shoves another or throws something at them intentionally so that they die

2 Samuel 14:7
Now the whole clan has risen up against your servant; they say, 'Hand over the one who struck his brother down, so that we may put him to death for the life of his brother whom he killed; then we will get rid of the heir as well.' They would put out the only burning coal I have left, leaving my husband neither name nor descendant on the face of the earth."

2 Samuel 14:11
She said, "Then let the king invoke the LORD his God to prevent the avenger of blood from adding to the destruction, so that my son will not be destroyed." "As surely as the LORD lives," he said, "not one hair of your son's head will fall to the ground."

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