So they set apart Kedesh(A) in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, Shechem(B) in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath Arba(C) (that is, Hebron(D)) in the hill country of Judah.(E) East of the Jordan (on the other side from Jericho) they designated Bezer(F) in the wilderness on the plateau in the tribe of Reuben, Ramoth in Gilead(G) in the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan(H) in the tribe of Manasseh. Any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing among them who killed someone accidentally(I) could flee to these designated cities and not be killed by the avenger of blood prior to standing trial before the assembly.(J)

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