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11 “But if anyone hates his neighbour and lies in wait for him and attacks him (A)and strikes him fatally so that he dies, and he flees into one of these cities, 12 then the elders of his city shall send and take him from there, and hand him over to the avenger of blood, so that he may die. 13 (B)Your eye shall not pity him, (C)but you shall purge the guilt of innocent blood[a] from Israel, so that it may be well with you.

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  1. Deuteronomy 19:13 Or the blood of the innocent