New International Version
"'But if without enmity someone suddenly pushes another or throws something at them unintentionally
King James Bible
But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or have cast upon him any thing without laying of wait,
Darby Bible Translation
But if he have thrust at him suddenly without enmity, or have cast upon him anything unintentionally,
World English Bible
"'But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or hurled on him anything without lying in wait,
Young's Literal Translation
'And if, in an instant, without enmity, he hath thrust him through, or hath cast at him any instrument, without lying in wait;
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CommentaryClarke'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
LibraryThe 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
select some towns to be your cities of refuge, to which a person who has killed someone accidentally may flee.
If anyone with malice aforethought shoves another or throws something at them intentionally so that they die
or if out of enmity one person hits another with their fist so that the other dies, that person is to be put to death; that person is a murderer. The avenger of blood shall put the murderer to death when they meet.
or, without seeing them, drops on them a stone heavy enough to kill them, and they die, then since that other person was not an enemy and no harm was intended,
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