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Cities of Refuge East of the Jordan

41 Then Moses (A)set apart three cities on this side of the Jordan, toward the rising of the sun,

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“Speak to the children of Israel, saying: (A)‘Appoint[a] for yourselves cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you through Moses,

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  1. Joshua 20:2 Designate

So they appointed (A)Kedesh in Galilee, in the mountains of Naphtali, (B)Shechem in the mountains of Ephraim, and (C)Kirjath Arba (which is Hebron) in (D)the mountains of Judah.

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And on the other side of the Jordan, by Jericho eastward, they assigned (A)Bezer in the wilderness on the plain, from the tribe of Reuben, (B)Ramoth in Gilead, from the tribe of Gad, and (C)Golan in Bashan, from the tribe of Manasseh.

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So the children of Israel gave to the Levites from their inheritance, at the commandment of the Lord, these cities and their common-lands:

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13 Thus (A)to the children of Aaron the priest they gave (B)Hebron with its common-land (a city of refuge for the slayer), (C)Libnah with its common-land,

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