as when a person goes into the forest with his friend to cut wood, and his hand [a]swings the axe to cut down the tree, and the iron head slips off the [b]handle and [c]strikes his friend so that he dies—he may flee to one of these cities and live.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 19:5 Lit is put to the
  2. Deuteronomy 19:5 Lit wood
  3. Deuteronomy 19:5 Lit finds