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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Blood The Revenger of
Blood, The Revenger of. 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. Deuteronomy 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 The Revenger of'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/b/blood-the-revenger-of.html. 1901.