Joshua 20:7-9 NIV

7 So they set apart Kedesh1 in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, Shechem2 in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath Arba3 (that is, Hebron4) in the hill country of Judah.5

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8 On the east side of the Jordan of Jerichoa they designated Bezer6 in the desert on the plateau in the tribe of Reuben, Ramoth in Gilead78 in the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan9 in the tribe of Manasseh.

References for Joshua 20:8

    • a 20:8 - "Jordan of Jericho" was possibly an ancient name for the Jordan River.
      9 Any of the Israelites or any alien living among them who killed someone accidentally10 could flee to these designated cities and not be killed by the avenger of blood prior to standing trial before the assembly.11

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