Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Numbers
Chapter 35

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Numbers 34 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Numbers 36
Numbers 35:1
JPS 35:1 And the LORD spoke unto Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying:
ONK 35:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh in the plains of Moab, on the Jordan-Jericho, saying:
PAL 35:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh in the plains of Moab, by Jordan-Jericho, saying:
     
 
Numbers 35:2
JPS 35:2 'Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and open land round about the cities shall ye give unto the Levites.
ONK 35:2 Command the sons of Israel that they give to the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to inhabit, and a space (suburb) with the cities round about shall they give to the Levites.
PAL 35:2 Command the sons of Israel that they give to the Levites from their inheritance cities to dwell in, and suburbs (open spaces) to the cities round about shall you give to the Levites.
JER 35:2 And suburbs to the cities round about them shall you give to the Levites.
 
Numbers 35:3
JPS 35:3 And the cities shall they have to dwell in; and their open land shall be for their cattle, and for their substance, and for all their beasts.
ONK 35:3 And the cities they shall have to inhabit, and their spaces, shall be for their cattle, and for their possessions, and for all their animals.
PAL 35:3 And the cities shall be for them to dwell in, and the suburbs for their cattle, their property, and all their needful things.
 
 
Numbers 35:4
JPS 35:4 And the open land about the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall be from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.
ONK 35:4 And the spaces of the cities which you give to the Levites (shall extend) from the wall of the city outward, a thousand cubits round about.
PAL 35:4 But of the cities which you give to the Levites the suburbs round the city shall be one thousand cubits without the city round about
JER 35:4 But the suburbs.
 
Numbers 35:5
JPS 35:5 And ye shall measure without the city for the east side two thousand cubits, and for the south side two thousand cubits, and for the west side two thousand cubits, and for the north side two thousand cubits, the city being in the midst. This shall be to them the open land about the cities.
ONK 35:5 And you shall measure without the city, on the east side(61) two thousand cubits, and on the south side two thousand cubits, and on the west side two thousand cubits, and on the north side two thousand cubits, and the city in the midst; this shall be for you the spaces of the cities.
PAL 35:5 And you shall measure outside the city, on the east side, two thousand cubits; on the south two thousand, on the west two thousand, and on the north two thousand cubits, with the city in the midst; these shall be to you the suburbs of the cities.
 
 
Numbers 35:6
JPS 35:6 And the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites, they shall be the six cities of refuge, which ye shall give for the manslayer to flee thither; and beside them ye shall give forty and two cities.
ONK 35:6 And (of) the cities which you give to the Levites, six shall be cities of refuge, which you shall appoint for the (man) slayer(62) to flee thereunto, and to them you shall add forty-two cities.
PAL 35:6 And of the cities you give to the Levites, six shall be for refuges to manslayers, that the manslayer may escape thither.
 
 
Numbers 35:7
JPS 35:7 All the cities which ye shall give to the Levites shall be forty and eight cities: them shall ye give with the open land about them.
ONK 35:7 All the cities that you give to the Levites shall be forty-eight cities, they and their suburbs.
PAL 35:7 Beside these you shall give them forty-two other cities. All the cities that you give to the Levites shall be forty-eight cities with their suburbs.
 
 
Numbers 35:8
JPS 35:8 And concerning the cities which ye shall give of the possession of the children of Israel, from the many ye shall take many, and from the few ye shall take few; each tribe according to its inheritance which it inheriteth shall give of its cities unto the Levites.'
ONK 35:8 And the cities that you give shall be of the inheritance of the Beni Israel; of those who have many you shall give many, and of the few you shall give few; each according to his possession he inherits shall he give of his cities to the Levites.
PAL 35:8 But when you give the cities from the inheritance of the Beni Israel, from the tribe whose people are many you shall give many, and from the tribe whose people are few you shall diminish; every one shall give of his cities to the Levites, according to the inheritance he possesses.
 
 
Numbers 35:9
JPS 35:9 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 35:9 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 35:9 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Numbers 35:10
JPS 35:10 'Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them: When ye pass over the Jordan into the land of Canaan,
ONK 35:10 Speak with the sons of Israel, and say to them: When you have passed the Jordan to the land of Kenaan,
PAL 35:10 Speak with the sons of Israel, and say to them, When you have passed over Jordan unto the land of Kenaan,
 
 
Numbers 35:11
JPS 35:11 then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you, that the manslayer that killeth any person through error may flee thither.
ONK 35:11 then shall you appoint to you cities, cities of refuge shall they be for you, that the slayer who hath killed a life unawares may flee thither.
PAL 35:11 you shall provide you cities with streets and houses of living (boarding houses), cities of refuge shall they be to you, that thither the manslayer may flee who hath killed a man inadvertently.
 
 
Numbers 35:12
JPS 35:12 And the cities shall be unto you for refuge from the avenger, that the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation for judgment.
ONK 35:12 And they shall be for you cities of refuge from the avenger of blood, that the slayer may not die until he hath stood before the congregation for judgment.
PAL 35:12 And they shall be to you for cities of refuge for the manslayer from the avenger of blood, that the man may not be put to death till he shall have stood before the congregation for judgment.
 
 
Numbers 35:13
JPS 35:13 And as to the cities which ye shall give, there shall be for you six cities of refuge.
ONK 35:13 And of those cities that you give you shall have six cities of refuge:
PAL 35:13 And these cities which you give shall be six cities of refuge for the manslayer;
 
 
Numbers 35:14
JPS 35:14 Ye shall give three cities beyond the Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the land of Canaan; they shall be cities of refuge.
ONK 35:14 three cities you shall give beyond Jordan, and three cities in the land of Kenaan; cities of refuge shall they be.
PAL 35:14 three you shall appoint beyond Jordan, and three in the land of Kenaan; cities of refuge shall they be.
 
 
Numbers 35:15
JPS 35:15 For the children of Israel, and for the stranger and for the settler among them, shall these six cities be for refuge, that every one that killeth any person through error may flee thither.
ONK 35:15 For the sons of Israel, and for the sojourner among you, there shall be these six cities of refuge, that thither may flee every one who hath slain a person unawares.
PAL 35:15 For the sons of Israel and the sojourners among you shall be these six cities of refuge, that thither whoever hath killed a man through ignorance may flee.
 
 
Numbers 35:16
JPS 35:16 But if he smote him with an instrument of iron, so that he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.
ONK 35:16 But if he hath smitten him with a weapon of iron and killed him, he is a murderer; and the murderer is to be surely put to death.
PAL 35:16 But if he smote him with an instrument of iron and killed him, he is a murderer; and the murderer shall be surely put to death.
 
 
Numbers 35:17
JPS 35:17 And if he smote him with a stone in the hand, whereby a man may die, and he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.
ONK 35:17 Or, if with a stone which he carried in his hand, that he who was struck with it should die, he who killed him is a murderer, and the murderer is to be surely put to death.
PAL 35:17 Or if, filling his hand with a stone large enough to kill any one, he struck him, and killed him, he is a murderer, and the murderer dying shall die.
 
 
Numbers 35:18
JPS 35:18 Or if he smote him with a weapon of wood in the hand, whereby a man may die, and he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.
ONK 35:18 Or, if with a weapon of wood which he carried in his hand that he who was struck with it might die, and he killeth him, he is a murderer, and the murderer shall be verily put to death.
PAL 35:18 Or if, filling his hand with an instrument of wood sufficient to kill any one, he struck him, and killed him, he is a murderer; the murderer shall be put to death.
 
 
Numbers 35:19
JPS 35:19 The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death; when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.
ONK 35:19 The avenger of blood himself shall kill the murderer, when condemned by the judgment he shall kill him.
PAL 35:19 The avenger of blood may himself kill the manslayer, if he meet him outside of these cities; he may kill him in judgment.
 
 
Numbers 35:20
JPS 35:20 And if he thrust him of hatred, or hurled at him any thing, lying in wait, so that he died;
ONK 35:20 And if he smote him in enmity, or threw at him in concealment and killed him,
PAL 35:20 But if (the manslayer) had assaulted in enmity and intentionally with a club or staff, or thrown stones upon him with purpose of heart, and killed him;
 
 
Numbers 35:21
JPS 35:21 or in enmity smote him with his hand, that he died; he that smote him shall surely be put to death: he is a murderer; the avenger of blood shall put the murderer to death when he meeteth him.
ONK 35:21 or in enmity smote him with his hand and killed him, the smiter is a murderer, he shall be surely put to death: the avenger of blood shall slay the slayer when he is condemned.
PAL 35:21 or cherishing enmity had struck him with his hand and killed him; he is a murderer; dying he shall die. The avenger of blood may slay the homicide when he hath been condemned.
 
 
Numbers 35:22
JPS 35:22 But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or hurled upon him any thing without lying in wait,
ONK 35:22 But if he have struck him suddenly without enmity, or have thrown anything upon him without lying in wait for him,
PAL 35:22 But if in ignorance, without keeping of malice, he let any thing fall upon him, having no intention to kill;
 
 
Numbers 35:23
JPS 35:23 or with any stone, whereby a man may die, seeing him not, and cast it upon him, so that he died, and he was not his enemy, neither sought his harm;
ONK 35:23 or struck him with a stone sufficient to kill him, but cast it upon him without seeing, and have killed him without hating him or seeking to do him evil,
PAL 35:23 or if without intention he let a stone sufficient to kill any one, or any other thing, fall upon him, and kill him, without having hated, or purposed to do him harm,
 
 
Numbers 35:24
JPS 35:24 then the congregation shall judge between the smiter and the avenger of blood according to these ordinances;
ONK 35:24 then the congregation shall judge between the smiter and the avenger of blood, according to these judgments.
PAL 35:24 then the congregation shall judge between him who had smitten him, and the avenger of blood, according to these judgments;
 
 
Numbers 35:25
JPS 35:25 and the congregation shall deliver the manslayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to his city of refuge, whither he was fled; and he shall dwell therein until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.
ONK 35:25 And the congregation shall deliver the slayer from the avenger of blood, and return him to the city of his refuge to which he had fled, and he shall dwell in it until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.
PAL 35:25 and the congregation shall release the manslayer from the hand of the avenger of blood, and make him return to his city of refuge whither he had fled; and he shall dwell there until the time that the high priest die, whom the multitude (sagia) had anointed with the oil of anointing;—because he did not pray on the Day of Atonement in the Holy of Holies concerning the three great transgressions, that the people of the house of Israel might not be smitten for strange worship, or impure connexions, or the shedding of innocent blood, when it was in his power to obviate them by his prayer, and he prayed not, therefore hath he been condemned to die in that year.
 
 
Numbers 35:26
JPS 35:26 But if the manslayer shall at any time go beyond the border of his city of refuge, whither he fleeth;
ONK 35:26 But if the slayer shall come out of the boundary of the city of his retreat to which he hath fled, and the avenger of blood find him outside of the bounds of the city of his retreat,
PAL 35:26 But if, while the high priest is yet alive, the manslayer goeth out indeed from the bounds of his city of refuge whither he had fled,
 
 
Numbers 35:27
JPS 35:27 and the avenger of blood find him without the border of his city of refuge, and the avenger of blood slay the manslayer; there shall be no bloodguiltiness for him;
ONK 35:27 and the avenger of blood slay the slayer, he shall not be guilty of blood.
PAL 35:27 and the avenger of blood find him without the bounds of his city of refuge, he may kill the manslayer, without being guilty of death,
 
 
Numbers 35:28
JPS 35:28 because he must remain in his city of refuge until the death of the high priest; but after the death of the high priest the manslayer may return into the land of his possession.
ONK 35:28 Because he should have abode within the city of his retreat until the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the slayer may return to the land of his inheritance.
PAL 35:28 for he should have abode in his city of refuge until the death of the high priest; but after the high priest is dead he may return to the land of his inheritance.
 
 
Numbers 35:29
JPS 35:29 And these things shall be for a statute of judgment unto you throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
ONK 35:29 And these shall be to you a decree of judgment for your generations in all your dwellings.
PAL 35:29 And these indications shall be to you a decree of judgment for your generations in all your dwellings:
 
 
Numbers 35:30
JPS 35:30 Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be slain at the mouth of witnesses; but one witness shall not testify against any person that he die.
ONK 35:30 Whosoever killeth a person shall die, by the mouth of witnesses; but one witness shall not testify against a man to put (him) to death.
PAL 35:30 Whosoever killeth a man, according to the word of witnesses fit to give testimony against him, the avenger of blood, or the house of judgment, shall put him to death.
 
 
Numbers 35:31
JPS 35:31 Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer, that is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.
ONK 35:31 Neither may you take money on account of a manslayer who is guilty of death, for dying he shall die.
PAL 35:31 But one witness only shall not testify against a man to put him to death. You may not take a ransom for the release of a murderer who is guilty of death, for dying he shall die.
 
 
Numbers 35:32
JPS 35:32 And ye shall take no ransom for him that is fled to his city of refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.
ONK 35:32 Nor may you take money for him who hath fled to his city of refuge, so that he may return to dwell in the land till the high priest shall die.
PAL 35:32 Neither may you take ransom for him who hath fled to his city of refuge, so as that he may return to dwell in the land before the time of the high priest's decease.
 
 
Numbers 35:33
JPS 35:33 So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are; for blood, it polluteth the land; and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.
ONK 35:33 But you shall not make guilty the land in which you are; for blood maketh the land guilty; and the land is not expiated for innocent blood that is shed therein but by the blood of him who shed it.
PAL 35:33 Nor contaminate ye the land in which you are, because innocent blood which hath not been avenged will overflow the land, and there is no atonement made for the land upon which innocent blood hath been shed, but by the shedding of the blood of him who shed it.
 
 
Numbers 35:34
JPS 35:34 And thou shalt not defile the land which ye inhabit, in the midst of which I dwell; for I the LORD dwell in the midst of the children of Israel.'
ONK 35:34 Defile not then the land in which you dwell, for My Shekinah dwelleth in the midst of it; for I, the Lord, by My Shekinah dwell among the children of Israel.
PAL 35:34 Therefore defile not the land in which you are; for My Shekinah dwelleth in the midst of it; for I am the Lord whose Shekinah dwelleth among the children of Israel.
 
 
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