New International Version
"'This is to have the force of law for you throughout the generations to come, wherever you live.
King James Bible
So these things shall be for a statute of judgment unto you throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
Darby Bible Translation
And this shall be unto you a statute of right throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
World English Bible
"'These things shall be for a statute [and] ordinance to you throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
Young's Literal Translation
'And these things have been to you for a statute of judgment to your generations, in all your dwellings:
Numbers 35:29 Parallel
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
If his father had no brothers, give his inheritance to the nearest relative in his clan, that he may possess it. This is to have the force of law for the Israelites, as the LORD commanded Moses.'"
The accused must stay in the city of refuge until the death of the high priest; only after the death of the high priest may they return to their own property.
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