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City of Refuge

There were six biblical cities of refuge (Numbers 35):

On the west of the Jordan were…

  1. Kadesh, in Naphtali
  2. Shechem, in Mount Ephraim
  3. Hebron, in Judah

On the east of the Jordan were…

  1. Golan, in Bashan
  2. Ramoth-Gilead, in Gad
  3. Bezer, in Reuben

(see notes about each of these names)