‘You are also to count off seven Sabbaths of years for yourself, seven times seven years, so that you have the time of the seven Sabbaths of years, that is, forty-nine years. You shall then sound a ram’s horn [a]abroad on (A)the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of Atonement you shall sound a horn all through your land. 10 So you shall consecrate the fiftieth year and (B)proclaim [b]a release throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you, [c]and (C)each of you shall return to his own property, [d]and each of you shall return to his family. 11 You shall have the fiftieth year as a jubilee; you shall not sow, nor harvest its aftergrowth, nor gather grapes from its untrimmed vines. 12 For it is a jubilee; it shall be holy to you. You shall eat its produce from the field.

13 (D)On this year of jubilee each of you shall return to his own property. 14 Furthermore, if you make a sale to your friend, or buy from your friend’s hand, (E)you shall not [e]wrong one another. 15 Corresponding to the number of years after the jubilee, you shall buy from your [f]friend; he is to sell to you according to the number of years of crops. 16 (F)In proportion to [g]a greater number of years you shall increase its price, and in proportion to [h]fewer years you shall decrease its price, because it is the number of crops that he is selling to you. 17 So (G)you shall not [i]wrong one another, but you shall [j]fear your God; for I am the Lord your God.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 25:9 Lit signal
  2. Leviticus 25:10 Or freedom
  3. Leviticus 25:10 Or when
  4. Leviticus 25:10 Or when
  5. Leviticus 25:14 Lit oppress
  6. Leviticus 25:15 Lit friend’s hands
  7. Leviticus 25:16 Lit the multitude of
  8. Leviticus 25:16 Lit the years being few
  9. Leviticus 25:17 Lit oppress
  10. Leviticus 25:17 Or revere