Numbers 35:19

“The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The reuenger of blood himselfe shall slay the murtherer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'The blood avenger himself shall put the murderer to death; he shall put him to death when he meets him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death: when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He whose right it is to give punishment for blood, may himself put to death the taker of life when he comes face to face with him.
- Basic English Bible

the avenger of blood, he shall put the murderer to death; when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.
- Darby Bible

The avenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.
- Webster's Bible

The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death: when he meets him, he shall put him to death.
- World English Bible

`The redeemer of blood himself doth put the murderer to death; in his coming against him he doth put him to death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death; when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 35:19


35:19 He shall slay him - Either by himself, as the following words shew; so it is a permission, that he may do it without offence to God or danger to himself: or by the magistrate, from whom he shall demand justice: so it is a command.


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