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 21:1
 21:2
 21:3
21:2 Your elders and judges must go out and measure the distance to the cities around the corpse.
Veyats'u zkeneycha veshofteycha umadedu el-he'arim asher svivot hechalal.
21:3 The elders of the city closest to the corpse must then bring a female calf, which has never been worked, and which has never drawn a load with a yoke.
Vehayah ha'ir hakrovah el-hechalal velakechu zikney ha'ir hahi eglat bakar asher lo-ubad bah asher lo-mashchah be'ol.



Commentary:

elders and judges
  A total of five members of the Sanhedrin (Yad, Rotze'ach 9:1).

calf
  Under two years old (Yad, Rotze'ach 10:2).





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