Leviticus 25:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'In proportion to the extent of the years you shall increase its price, and in proportion to the fewness of the years you shall diminish its price, for it is a number of crops he is selling to you.

King James Version

According to the multitude of years thou shalt increase the price thereof, and according to the fewness of years thou shalt diminish the price of it: for according to the number of the years of the fruits doth he sell unto thee.

International Standard Version

If the number of years after the jubilee is more, increase the selling price. If the number of years after the jubilee is few, decrease its selling price, because he's selling to you according to the potential production volume of the land.

A Conservative Version

According to the multitude of the years thou shall increase the price of it, and according to the fewness of the years thou shall diminish the price of it, for the number of the crops he sells to thee.

American Standard Version

According to the multitude of the years thou shalt increase the price thereof, and according to the fewness of the years thou shalt diminish the price of it; for the number of the crops doth he sell unto thee.

Amplified

If the years [to the next Jubilee] are many, you may increase the price, and if the years remaining are few, you shall diminish the price, for the number of the crops is what he is selling to you.

Bible in Basic English

If the number of years is great, the price will be increased, and if the number of years is small, the price will be less, for it is the produce of a certain number of years which the man is giving you.

Darby Translation

According to the greater number of the years, thou shalt increase the price thereof; and according to the fewness of years, thou shalt diminish the price of it; for it is the number of crops that he selleth unto thee.

Holman Bible

You are to increase its price in proportion to a greater amount of years, and decrease its price in proportion to a lesser amount of years, because what he is selling to you is a number of harvests.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

According to the multitude of years thou shalt increase the price thereof, and according to the fewness of years thou shalt diminish the price of it; for according to the number of the years of the fruits does he sell unto thee.

Julia Smith Translation

According to the multitude of years thou shalt increase his purchase, and according to the fewness of years thou shalt diminish his purchase: for from the numbering of the produce, he sold to thee.

King James 2000

According to the multitude of years you shall increase the price thereof, and according to the fewness of years you shall diminish the price of it: for according to the number of the years of crops does he sell unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must increase its price {according to a greater number of years}, but you must decrease its price {according to a lesser number of years}, because he is selling [its] yields to you.

Modern King James verseion

According to the number of years you shall increase the price of it, and according to the fewness of years you shall diminish the price of it, for he is selling to you the number of crops.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

According unto the multitude of years, thou shalt increase the price thereof and according to the fewness of years, thou shalt minish the price: for the number of fruit he shall sell unto thee.

NET Bible

The more years there are, the more you may make its purchase price, and the fewer years there are, the less you must make its purchase price, because he is only selling to you a number of years of produce.

New Heart English Bible

According to the length of the years you shall increase its price, and according to the shortness of the years you shall diminish its price; for he is selling the number of the crops to you.

New simplified Bible

In proportion to the extent of the years you shall increase its price, and in proportion to the fewness of the years you shall diminish its price, for it is a number of crops he is selling to you.

The Emphasized Bible

according to the multitude of the years, shalt thou increase the price thereof, and, according to the fewness of the years, shalt thou diminish the price thereof, - because the sum of the increase, it is that he selleth thee.

Webster

According to the multitude of years thou shalt increase the price of it, and according to the fewness of years thou shalt diminish the price of it: for according to the number of the years of the fruits doth he sell to thee.

World English Bible

According to the length of the years you shall increase its price, and according to the shortness of the years you shall diminish its price; for he is selling the number of the crops to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

according to the multitude of the years thou dost multiply its price, and according to the fewness of the years thou dost diminish its price; for a number of increases he is selling to thee;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

to the multitude
רב 
Rob 
Usage: 153

of years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year , not translated , yearly , yearly + , year , live , old ,
year , not translated , yearly , yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811
Usage: 811

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

the price
מקנה 
Miqnah 
מקנה 
Miqnah 
Usage: 15
Usage: 15

פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

to the fewness
מעט 
Ma`at 
Usage: 22

מעט 
Ma`at 
Usage: 22

of it for according to the number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

of the years of the fruits
תּבוּאה 
T@buw'ah 
Usage: 42

מכר 
Makar 
sell , seller , at all
Usage: 80

Context Readings

Release Of Landed Property

15 'Corresponding to the number of years after the jubilee, you shall buy from your friend; he is to sell to you according to the number of years of crops. 16 'In proportion to the extent of the years you shall increase its price, and in proportion to the fewness of the years you shall diminish its price, for it is a number of crops he is selling to you. 17 'So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the LORD your God.



Cross References

Leviticus 25:27

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.

Leviticus 25:51

'If there are still many years, he shall refund part of his purchase price in proportion to them for his own redemption;



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