The elders of his own city must send for him and remove him from there to deliver him over to the blood avenger 1 to die.
the elders of his town shall send for him, bring him back from the city, and hand him over to the avenger of blood to die.
then the elders of his city shall send and take him from there and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.
In that case, the leaders of the murderer’s hometown must have the murderer brought back from the city of refuge and handed over to the dead person’s avenger to be killed.
The elders of his own city are to send for him and have him brought back. They are to hand him over to the avenger of blood for execution.
The responsible men of his town are to send and take him, and give him up to the one who has the right of punishment to be put to death.
then the elders of the killer’s city shall send to have the culprit taken from there and handed over to the avenger of blood to be put to death.
"then the elders of his city shall send and bring him from there, and deliver him over to the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.
Then the elders
of his city
him thence, and deliver
him into the hand
of the avenger
that he may die
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of his own city
for him and remove
to the blood
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1 tn The גֹאֵל הַדָּם (go’el haddam, “avenger of blood”) would ordinarily be a member of the victim’s family who, after due process of law, was invited to initiate the process of execution (cf. Num 35:16-28). See R. Hubbard, NIDOTTE 1:789-94.