24 Then the Congregation shall judge between the slayer and the [a]avenger of blood according to these laws.

25 And the Congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the Congregation shall restore him unto the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: and he shall abide there unto the death of the [b]high Priest, which is anointed with the holy oil.

26 But if the slayer come without the borders of the city of his refuge, whither he was fled,

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 35:24 That is, his next kinsman.
  2. Numbers 35:25 Under this figure is declared, that our sins could not be remitted, but by the death of the high Priest Jesus Christ.