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Blood, Revenger of

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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. (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, Revenger of'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/sbd/b/blood-revenger-of.html. 1901.

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