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Numbers 35:19

    Numbers 35:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meets him, he shall slay him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death: when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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.

    Webster's Revision

    The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death: when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The avenger of blood shall himself put the manslayer to death: when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 35:19

    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).

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 35:19

    When he meeteth him - Provided, of course, it were without a city of refuge.

    Wesley's Notes on 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.