The towns you give the Levites from the land the Israelites possess are to be given in proportion to the inheritance of each tribe: Take many towns from a tribe that has many, but few from one that has few.”
References for Numbers 35:8
Then the LORD said to Moses:
“Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you cross the Jordan into Canaan,
References for Numbers 35:10
select some towns to be your cities of refuge, to which a person who has killed someone accidentally may flee.
References for Numbers 35:11
They will be places of refuge from the avenger, so that anyone accused of murder may not die before they stand trial before the assembly.
References for Numbers 35:12
These six towns you give will be your cities of refuge.
References for Numbers 35:13
Give three on this side of the Jordan and three in Canaan as cities of refuge.
These six towns will be a place of refuge for Israelites and for foreigners residing among them, so that anyone who has killed another accidentally can flee there.
“ ‘If anyone strikes someone a fatal blow with an iron object, that person is a murderer; the murderer is to be put to death.
References for Numbers 35:16
Or if anyone is holding a stone and strikes someone a fatal blow with it, that person is a murderer; the murderer is to be put to death.
Or if anyone is holding a wooden object and strikes someone a fatal blow with it, that person is a murderer; the murderer is to be put to death.