God provided cities of refuge for the man in trouble. It was not an afterthought but planned for, even before Israel enters the Promised Land. God is merciful. He is our refuge and strength.
God made a very special provision in Numbers 35 – the cities of refuge.
[Read Num 35:6-15, Deut 19:1-10]
When the Israelites finally settle in the land of Canaan, every tribe was allotted a piece of land, generally according to the size of their tribe.
• Except the Levites.