25 (A)If a fellow countryman of yours becomes so poor that he sells part of his property, then his closest [a]redeemer is to come and buy back what his relative has sold. 26 Or in case someone has no redeemer, but [b]recovers to find sufficient means for its redemption, 27 (B)then he shall calculate the years since its sale and refund the balance to the man to whom he sold it, and so return to his property. 28 But if [c]he has not found sufficient means to get it back for himself, then what he has sold shall remain in the hands of its purchaser until the year of jubilee; but at the jubilee it shall [d]revert, so that (C)he may return to his property.

29 ‘Likewise, if a man sells a dwelling house in a walled city, then his redemption right remains valid until a full year after its sale; his right of redemption lasts a full year. 30 But if it is not bought back for him within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city passes permanently to its purchaser throughout his generations; it does not [e]revert in the jubilee. 31 The houses of the villages, however, which have no surrounding wall, shall be regarded [f]as open fields; they have redemption rights and [g]revert in the jubilee. 32 As for the (D)cities of the Levites, the Levites have a permanent right of redemption for the houses of the cities which are their possession.

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  1. Leviticus 25:25 I.e., male relative to act in his behalf
  2. Leviticus 25:26 Lit his hand reaches
  3. Leviticus 25:28 Lit his hand has not found sufficient to
  4. Leviticus 25:28 Lit go out
  5. Leviticus 25:30 Lit go out
  6. Leviticus 25:31 Lit according to
  7. Leviticus 25:31 Lit go out

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