Numbers 35:22
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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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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 35:11 Then you shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which kills any person at unawares.

Exodus 21:13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.

Deuteronomy 19:5 As when a man goes into the wood with his neighbor to hew wood, and his hand fetches a stroke with the ax to cut down the tree...

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
Numbers 35:11
select some towns to be your cities of refuge, to which a person who has killed someone accidentally may flee.

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

Numbers 35:21
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.

Numbers 35:23
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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