Numbers 35:33

33“Do not defile the land where you are,
Sam, LXX, Syr, Vg, Tg read live
for bloodshed defiles the land, b and there can be no
atone/ atonement: A theological term for God's provision to deal with human sin. In the OT, it primarily means purification. In some contexts forgiveness, pardon, expiation, propitiation, or reconciliation is included. The basis of atonement is substitutionary sacrifice offered in faith. The OT sacrifices were types and shadows of the great and final sacrifice of Jesus on the cross.
atonement for the land because of the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of the person who shed it.
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