Deuteronomy 19:2

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which the Lord thy God giueth thee to possesse it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

you shall set aside three cities for yourself in the midst of your land, which the LORD your God gives you to possess.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

thou shalt set apart three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You are to have three towns marked out in the land which the Lord your God is giving you for your heritage.
- Basic English Bible

thou shalt separate three cities for thyself in the midst of thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.
- Webster's Bible

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

three cities thou dost separate for thee in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to possess it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which the LORD thy GOD giveth thee to possess it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 19:2


19:2 In the midst of the land - Namely, beyond Jordan, as there were three already appointed on this side Jordan: In the midst of the several parts of their land, to which they might speedily flee from all the parts of the land.


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