Deuteronomy 19:4

“And this is the case of the slayer, which shall flee thither, that he may live: Whoso killeth his neighbour ignorantly, whom he hated not in time past;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 19:4

And this is the case of the slayer which shall flee thither, that hee may liue: who so killeth his neighbour ignorantly, whom he hated not in time past,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now this is the case of the manslayer who may flee there and live: when he kills his friend unintentionally, not hating him previously--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And this is the case of the manslayer, that shall flee thither and live: whoso killeth his neighbor unawares, and hated him not in time past;
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is to be the rule for anyone who goes in flight there, after causing the death of his neighbour in error and not through hate;
- Basic English Bible

And this is the case of the slayer who shall flee thither that he may live: he that smiteth his neighbour unwittingly, whom he hated not previously;
- Darby Bible

And this is the case of the slayer, who shall flee thither, that he may live: Whoever killeth his neighbor ignorantly, whom he hated not in time past;
- Webster's Bible

This is the case of the manslayer, that shall flee there and live: whoever kills his neighbor unawares, and didn't hate him in time past;
- World English Bible

`And this [is] the matter of the man-slayer who fleeth thither, and hath lived: He who smiteth his neighbour unknowingly, and is not hating him heretofore,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And this is the case of the manslayer, that shall flee thither and live: whoso killeth his neighbour unawares, and hated him not in time past;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 19:4

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 19:4


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.

19:3 Prepare thee a way - Distinguish it by evident marks, and make it plain and convenient, to prevent mistakes and delays.


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