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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Blood The Revenger of

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Blood, The Revenger of. He who avenged the blood of one who had been killed. The nearest relative of the deceased became the authorized avenger of blood. Numbers 35:19. The law of retaliation was not to extend beyond the immediate offender. Deuteronomy 24:16; 2 Kings 14:6; 2 Chronicles 25:4; Jeremiah 31:29-30; Ezekiel 18:20.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Blood The Revenger of'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/b/blood-the-revenger-of.html. 1901.

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