Numbers 35:11

“Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then ye shall appoint you cities, to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither which killeth any person at vnawares.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

then you shall select for yourselves cities to be your cities of refuge, that the manslayer who has killed any person unintentionally may flee there.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you, that the manslayer that killeth any person unwittingly may flee thither.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then let certain towns be marked out as safe places to which anyone who takes the life of another in error may go in flight.
- Basic English Bible

then ye shall appoint for yourselves cities: cities of refuge shall they be for you; that a manslayer may flee thither, who without intent smiteth a person mortally.
- Darby Bible

Then ye shall appoint for you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, who killeth any person at unawares.
- Webster's Bible

then you shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you, that the manslayer who kills any person unwittingly may flee there.
- World English Bible

and have prepared to yourselves cities -- cities of refuge they are to you -- then fled thither hath a man-slayer, smiting a person unawares,
- Youngs Literal Bible

then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you, that the manslayer that killeth any person through error may flee thither.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 35:11


35:11 Unawares - Not wilfully, designedly or maliciously, but through mistake or indiscretion.


Discussion for Numbers 35:11

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