Numbers 35:31
You are not to accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who deserves to die; he must surely be put to death.
Cross References
Leviticus 24:17
And if a man takes the life of anyone else, he must surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:17
Or if anyone has in his hand a stone of deadly size, and he strikes and kills another, he is a murderer; the murderer must surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:30
If anyone kills a person, the murderer is to be put to death on the testimony of the witnesses. But no one is to be put to death based on the testimony of a lone witness.

Numbers 35:32
Nor should you accept a ransom for the person who flees to a city of refuge and allow him to return and live on his own land before the death of the high priest.

Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed is he who strikes down his neighbor in secret.' And let all the people say, 'Amen!'

2 Samuel 21:4
The Gibeonites said to him, "We need no silver or gold from Saul or his house, nor should you put to death anyone in Israel for us." "Whatever you ask, I will do for you," he replied.

Treasury of Scripture
Moreover you shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.


Genesis 9:5,6
And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man…

Exodus 21:14
But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

Deuteronomy 19:11-13
But if any man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally that he die, and fleeth into one of these cities: …

guilty of death.


Numbers 35:30
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