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Joshua 19

The Book of Joshua

Chapter 20

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Modern Hebrew
וידבר יהוה
אל־יהושע לאמר׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
20:1 VYDBUr YHVH 'aL-YHVSh'y L'aMUr.

Latin Vulgate
20:1 et locutus est Dominus ad Iosue dicens loquere filiis Israhel et dic eis

King James Version
20:1 The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying,

American Standard Version
20:1 And Jehovah spake unto Joshua, saying,

Bible in Basic English
20:1 And the Lord said to Joshua,

Darby's English Translation
20:1 And Jehovah spoke to Joshua, saying,

Douay Rheims Bible
20:1 And the Lord spoke to Josue, saying: Speak to the children of Israel and say to them:

Noah Webster Bible
20:1 The LORD also spoke to Joshua, saying,

World English Bible
20:1 Yahweh spoke to Joshua, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
20:1 And Jehovah speaketh unto Joshua, saying,

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Modern Hebrew
דבר אל־בני ישראל
לאמר תנו לכם
את־ערי המקלט
אשר־דברתי אליכם
ביד־משה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
20:2 DBUr 'aL-BNY YShUr'aL L'aMUr ThNV LKM 'aTh-'yUrY HMQLT 'aShUr-DBUrThY 'aLYKM BYD-MShH.

Latin Vulgate
20:2 separate urbes fugitivorum de quibus locutus sum ad vos per manum Mosi

King James Version
20:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses:

American Standard Version
20:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Assign you the cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by Moses,

Bible in Basic English
20:2 Say to the children of Israel, Let certain towns be marked out as safe places, as I said to you by the mouth of Moses,

Darby's English Translation
20:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint for yourselves the cities of refuge, whereof I spoke unto you through Moses,

Douay Rheims Bible
20:2 Appoint cities of refuge, a of which I spoke to you by the hand of Moses:

Noah Webster Bible
20:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint for you cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you by the hand of Moses:

World English Bible
20:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Assign you the cities of refuge, whereof I spoke to you by Moses,

Young's Literal Translation
20:2 `Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Give for you cities of refuge, as I have spoken unto you by the hand of Moses,

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Modern Hebrew
לנוס שמה רוצח
מכה־נפש בשגגה
בבלי־דעת והיו לכם
למקלט מגאל הדם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
20:3 LNVS ShMH UrVTShCh MKH-NPhSh BShGGH BBLY-D'yTh VHYV LKM LMQLT MG'aL HDM.

Latin Vulgate
20:3 ut confugiat ad eas quicumque animam percusserit nescius et possit evadere iram proximi qui ultor est sanguinis

King James Version
20:3 That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

American Standard Version
20:3 that the manslayer that killeth any person unwittingly and unawares may flee thither: and they shall be unto you for a refuge from the avenger of blood.

Bible in Basic English
20:3 So that any man who in error and without design has taken the life of another, may go in flight to them: and they will be safe places for you from him who has the right of punishment for blood.

Darby's English Translation
20:3 that the slayer who unwittingly without intent smiteth any one mortally may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

Douay Rheims Bible
20:3 That whosoever shall kill a person unawares may flee to them: and may escape the wrath of the kinsman, who is the avenger of blood:

Noah Webster Bible
20:3 That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and ignorantly, may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

World English Bible
20:3 that the manslayer who kills any person unwittingly and unawares may flee there: and they shall be to you for a refuge from the avenger of blood.

Young's Literal Translation
20:3 for the fleeing thither of a man-slayer smiting life inadvertently, without knowledge; and they have been to you for a refuge from the redeemer of blood.

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Modern Hebrew
ונס אל־אחת מהערים
האלה ועמד פתח שער
העיר ודבר באזני
זקני העיר־ ההיא
את־דבריו ואספו
אתו העירה אליהם
ונתנו־לו מקום
וישב עמם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
20:4 VNS 'aL-'aChTh MH'yUrYM H'aLH V'yMD PhThCh Sh'yUr H'yYUr VDBUr B'aZNY ZQNY H'yYUr- HHY'a 'aTh-DBUrYV V'aSPhV 'aThV H'yYUrH 'aLYHM VNThNV-LV MQVM VYShB 'yMM.

Latin Vulgate
20:4 cum ad unam harum confugerit civitatum stabitque ante portam civitatis et loquetur senioribus urbis illius ea quae se conprobent innocentem sicque suscipient eum et dabunt ei locum ad habitandum

King James Version
20:4 And when he that doth flee unto one of those cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and shall declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city, they shall take him into the city unto them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.

American Standard Version
20:4 And he shall flee unto one of those cities, and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city, and declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city; and they shall take him into the city unto them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.

Bible in Basic English
20:4 And if anyone goes in flight to one of those towns, and comes into the public place of the town, and puts his cause before the responsible men of the town, they will take him into the town and give him a place among them where he may be safe.

Darby's English Translation
20:4 And he shall flee unto one of those cities and stand at the entrance of the city-gate, and shall declare his matter in the ears of the elders of that city; and they shall take him into the city unto them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.

Douay Rheims Bible
20:4 And when he shall flee to one of these cities: he shall stand before the gate of the city, and shall speak to the ancients of that city, such things as prove him innocent: and so shall they receive him, and give him a place to dwell in.

Noah Webster Bible
20:4 And when he that doth flee to one of those cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and shall declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city, they shall take him into the city to them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.

World English Bible
20:4 He shall flee to one of those cities, and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city, and declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city; and they shall take him into the city to them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.

Young's Literal Translation
20:4 `When one hath fled unto one of these cities, and hath stood at the opening of the gate of the city, and hath spoken in the ears of the elders of that city his matter, then they have gathered him into the city unto them, and have given to him a place, and he hath dwelt with them.

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Modern Hebrew
וכי ירדף גאל הדם
אחריו ולא־יסגרו
את־הרצח בידו כי
בבלי־דעת הכה
את־רעהו ולא־שנא
הוא לו מתמול
שלשום׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
20:5 VKY YUrDPh G'aL HDM 'aChUrYV VL'a-YSGUrV 'aTh-HUrTShCh BYDV KY BBLY-D'yTh HKH 'aTh-Ur'yHV VL'a-ShN'a HV'a LV MThMVL ShLShVM.

Latin Vulgate
20:5 cumque ultor sanguinis eum fuerit persecutus non tradent in manus eius quia ignorans percussit proximum eius nec ante biduum triduumve eius probatur inimicus

King James Version
20:5 And if the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not deliver the slayer up into his hand; because he smote his neighbour unwittingly, and hated him not beforetime.

American Standard Version
20:5 And if the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not deliver up the manslayer into his hand; because he smote his neighbor unawares, and hated him not beforetime.

Bible in Basic English
20:5 And if the one who has the right of punishment comes after him, they are not to give the taker of life up to him; because he was the cause of his neighbour's death without designing it and not in hate.

Darby's English Translation
20:5 And if the avenger of blood pursue after him, they shall not deliver the slayer up into his hand; for he smote his neighbour unwittingly, and hated him not previously.

Douay Rheims Bible
20:5 And when the avenger of blood shall pursue him, they shall not deliver him into his hands, because he slew his neighbour unawares, and is not proved to have been his enemy two or three days before.

Noah Webster Bible
20:5 And if the avenger of blood shall pursue him, then they shall not deliver the slayer into his hand; because he smote his neighbor ignorantly, and had not hated him before.

World English Bible
20:5 If the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not deliver up the manslayer into his hand; because he struck his neighbor unawares, and didn`t hate him before.

Young's Literal Translation
20:5 `And when the redeemer of blood doth pursue after him, then they do not shut up the man-slayer into his hand, for without knowledge he hath smitten his neighbour, and is not hating him hitherto;

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Modern Hebrew
וישב בעיר ההיא
עד־עמדו לפני העדה
למשפט עד־מות הכהן
הגדול אשר יהיה
בימים ההם אז ישוב
הרוצח ובא אל־עירו
ואל־ביתו אל־העיר
אשר־ נס משם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
20:6 VYShB B'yYUr HHY'a 'yD-'yMDV LPhNY H'yDH LMShPhT 'yD-MVTh HKHN HGDVL 'aShUr YHYH BYMYM HHM 'aZ YShVB HUrVTShCh VB'a 'aL-'yYUrV V'aL-BYThV 'aL-H'yYUr 'aShUr- NS MShM.

Latin Vulgate
20:6 et habitabit in civitate illa donec stet ante iudicium causam reddens facti sui et moriatur sacerdos magnus qui fuerit in illo tempore tunc revertetur homicida et ingredietur civitatem et domum suam de qua fugerat

King James Version
20:6 And he shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgment, and until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days: then shall the slayer return, and come unto his own city, and unto his own house, unto the city from whence he fled.

American Standard Version
20:6 And he shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgment, until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days: then shall the manslayer return, and come unto his own city, and unto his own house, unto the city from whence he fled.

Bible in Basic English
20:6 And he is to go on living in that town till he has to come before the meeting of the people to be judged; (till the death of him who is high priest at that time:) then the taker of life may come back to his town and to his house, to the town from which he had gone in flight.

Darby's English Translation
20:6 And he shall dwell in that city, until he have stood before the assembly in judgment, until the death of the high-priest that shall be in those days; then shall the slayer return, and come unto his own city, and unto his own house, unto the city from whence he fled.

Douay Rheims Bible
20:6 And he shall dwell in that city, till he stand before judgment to give an account of his fact, and till the death of the high priest, who shall be at that time: then shall the manslayer return, and go into his own city and house from whence he fled.

Noah Webster Bible
20:6 And he shall dwell in that city, until he shall stand before the congregation for judgment, and until the death of the high-priest that shall be in those days: then shall the slayer return, and come to his own city, and to his own house, to the city from whence he fled.

World English Bible
20:6 He shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgment, until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days: then shall the manslayer return, and come to his own city, and to his own house, to the city from whence he fled.

Young's Literal Translation
20:6 and he hath dwelt in that city till his standing before the company for judgment, till the death of the chief priest who is in those days -- then doth the man-slayer turn back and hath come unto his city, and unto his house, unto the city whence he fled.`

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Modern Hebrew
ויקדשו את־קדש
בגליל בהר נפתלי
ואת־שכם בהר אפרים
ואת־קרית ארבע היא
חברון בהר יהודה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
20:7 VYQDShV 'aTh-QDSh BGLYL BHUr NPhThLY V'aTh-ShKM BHUr 'aPhUrYM V'aTh-QUrYTh 'aUrB'y HY'a ChBUrVN BHUr YHVDH.

Latin Vulgate
20:7 decreveruntque Cedes in Galilea montis Nepthali et Sychem in monte Ephraim et Cariatharbe ipsa est Hebron in monte Iuda

King James Version
20:7 And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah.

American Standard Version
20:7 And they set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill-country of Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (the same is Hebron) in the hill-country of Judah.

Bible in Basic English
20:7 So they made selection of Kedesh in Galilee in the hill-country of Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (which is Hebron) in the hill-country of Judah.

Darby's English Translation
20:7 And they hallowed Kedesh in Galilee in the hill-country of Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and Kirjath-Arba, that is, Hebron, in the hill-country of Judah.

Douay Rheims Bible
20:7 And they appointed Cedes in Galilee of mount Nephtali, and Sichem in mount Ephraim, and Cariath-Arbe, the same is Hebron in the mountain of Juda.

Noah Webster Bible
20:7 And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjath-arba, (which is Hebron) in the mountain of Judah.

World English Bible
20:7 They set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill-country of Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (the same is Hebron) in the hill-country of Judah.

Young's Literal Translation
20:7 And they sanctify Kedesh in Galilee, in the hill-country of Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and Kirjath-Arba (it is Hebron), in the hill-country of Judah;

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Modern Hebrew
ומעבר לירדן יריחו
מזרחה נתנו את־בצר
במדבר במישר ממטה
ראובן ואת־ראמת
בגלעד ממטה־גד
ואת־גלון בבשן
ממטה מנשה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
20:8 VM'yBUr LYUrDN YUrYChV MZUrChH NThNV 'aTh-BTShUr BMDBUr BMYShUr MMTH Ur'aVBN V'aTh-Ur'aMTh BGL'yD MMTH-GD V'aTh-GLVN BBShN MMTH MNShH.

Latin Vulgate
20:8 et trans Iordanem contra orientalem plagam Hiericho statuerunt Bosor quae sita est in campestri solitudine de tribu Ruben et Ramoth in Galaad de tribu Gad et Gaulon in Basan de tribu Manasse

King James Version
20:8 And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.

American Standard Version
20:8 And beyond the Jordan at Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness in the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.

Bible in Basic English
20:8 And on the east side of Jordan at Jericho, they made selection of Bezer in the waste land, in the table-land, out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.

Darby's English Translation
20:8 And beyond the Jordan from Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness, in the plateau, out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan of the tribe of Manasseh.

Douay Rheims Bible
20:8 And beyond the Jordan to the east of Jericho, they appointed Bosor, which is upon the plain of the wilderness of the tribe of Ruben, and Ramoth in Galaad of the tribe of Cad, and Gaulon in Basan of the tribe of Manasses.

Noah Webster Bible
20:8 And on the other side of Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.

World English Bible
20:8 Beyond the Jordan at Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness in the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.

Young's Literal Translation
20:8 and beyond the Jordan, at Jericho eastward, they have given Bezer in the wilderness, in the plain, out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.

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Modern Hebrew
אלה היו ערי
המועדה לכל בני
ישראל ולגר הגר
בתוכם לנוס שמה
כל־ מכה־נפש בשגגה
ולא ימות ביד גאל
הדם עד־עמדו לפני
העדה׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
20:9 'aLH HYV 'yUrY HMV'yDH LKL BNY YShUr'aL VLGUr HGUr BThVKM LNVS ShMH KL- MKH-NPhSh BShGGH VL'a YMVTh BYD G'aL HDM 'yD-'yMDV LPhNY H'yDH.

Latin Vulgate
20:9 hae civitates constitutae sunt cunctis filiis Israhel et advenis qui habitant inter eos ut fugeret ad eas qui animam nescius percussisset et non moreretur in manu proximi effusum sanguinem vindicare cupientis donec staret ante populum expositurus causam suam

King James Version
20:9 These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person at unawares might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

American Standard Version
20:9 These were the appointed cities for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person unwittingly might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

Bible in Basic English
20:9 These were the towns marked out for all the children of Israel and for the man from a strange country living among them, so that anyone causing the death of another in error, might go in flight there, and not be put to death by him who has the right of punishment for blood till he had come before the meeting of the people.

Darby's English Translation
20:9 These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever smiteth any one mortally without intent might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the assembly.

Douay Rheims Bible
20:9 These cities were appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the strangers, that dwelt among them: that whosoever had killed a person unawares might flee to them, and not die by the hand of the kinsman, coveting to revenge the blood that was shed, until he should stand before the people to lay open his cause.

Noah Webster Bible
20:9 These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger sojourning among them, that whoever should kill any person unawares might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

World English Bible
20:9 These were the appointed cities for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger who sojourns among them, that whoever kills any person unwittingly might flee there, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

Young's Literal Translation
20:9 These have been cities of meeting for all the sons of Israel, and for a sojourner who is sojourning in their midst, for the fleeing thither of any one smiting life inadvertently, and he doth not die by the hand of the redeemer of blood till his standing before the company.

Joshua 21

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