Leviticus 25:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'The land, moreover, shall not be sold permanently, for the land is Mine; for you are but aliens and sojourners with Me.

King James Version

The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

International Standard Version

"The land is not to be sold with any finality, because the land belongs to me. You're sojourners and travelers with me.

A Conservative Version

And the land shall not be sold in perpetuity, for the land is mine. For ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

American Standard Version

And the land shall not be sold in perpetuity; for the land is mine: for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

Amplified

The land shall not be sold into perpetual ownership, for the land is Mine; you are [only] strangers and temporary residents with Me.

Bible in Basic English

No exchange of land may be for ever, for the land is mine, and you are as my guests, living with me for a time.

Darby Translation

And the land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

Holman Bible

"The land is not to be permanently sold because it is Mine, and you are only foreigners and temporary residents on My land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The land shall not be sold for ever, for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

Julia Smith Translation

And the land shall not be sold to be cut off, for the land is to me; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

King James 2000

The land shall not be sold forever: for the land is mine; for you are strangers and sojourners with me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'But the land must not be sold in perpetuity, because the land [is] mine, because you [are] aliens and temporary residents with me.

Modern King James verseion

The land shall not be sold forever; for the land is Mine. For you are strangers and pilgrims with Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore the land shall not be sold forever, because that the land is mine, and ye but strangers and sojourners with me:

NET Bible

The land must not be sold without reclaim because the land belongs to me, for you are foreigners and residents with me.

New Heart English Bible

"'The land shall not be sold in perpetuity, for the land is mine; for you are strangers and live as foreigners with me.

New simplified Bible

No land may be permanently bought or sold. It all belongs to me! It is not your land! You only live there for a little while.

The Emphasized Bible

The land moreover shall not be sold beyond recovery, for, mine, is the land, - for, sojourners and settlers, ye are with me.

Webster

The land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine, for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

World English Bible

"'The land shall not be sold in perpetuity, for the land is mine; for you are strangers and live as foreigners with me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the land is not sold -- to extinction, for the land is Mine, for sojourners and settlers are ye with Me;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

shall not be sold
מכר 
Makar 
sell , seller , at all
Usage: 80

צמתת צמיתת 
Ts@miythuth 
Usage: 2

for the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

תּשׁב תּושׁב 
Towshab 
Usage: 14

Context Readings

Redemption Of Property

22 'When you are sowing the eighth year, you can still eat old things from the crop, eating the old until the ninth year when its crop comes in. 23 'The land, moreover, shall not be sold permanently, for the land is Mine; for you are but aliens and sojourners with Me. 24 'Thus for every piece of your property, you are to provide for the redemption of the land.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:15

"For we are sojourners before You, and tenants, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.

Leviticus 25:10

'You shall thus consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim a release through the land to all its inhabitants It shall be a jubilee for you, and each of you shall return to his own property, and each of you shall return to his family.

Deuteronomy 32:43

"Rejoice, O nations, with His people; For He will avenge the blood of His servants, And will render vengeance on His adversaries, And will atone for His land and His people."

2 Chronicles 7:20

then I will uproot you from My land which I have given you, and this house which I have consecrated for My name I will cast out of My sight and I will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Psalm 85:1

O LORD, You showed favor to Your land; You restored the captivity of Jacob.

Hosea 9:3

They will not remain in the LORD'S land, But Ephraim will return to Egypt, And in Assyria they will eat unclean food.

Joel 2:18

Then the LORD will be zealous for His land And will have pity on His people.

Joel 3:2

I will gather all the nations And bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat Then I will enter into judgment with them there On behalf of My people and My inheritance, Israel, Whom they have scattered among the nations; And they have divided up My land.

Genesis 23:4

"I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

Genesis 47:9

So Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my sojourning are one hundred and thirty; few and unpleasant have been the years of my life, nor have they attained the years that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning."

Exodus 19:5

'Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;

1 Kings 21:3

But Naboth said to Ahab, "The LORD forbid me that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers."

Psalm 24:1

The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me.

Isaiah 8:8

"Then it will sweep on into Judah, it will overflow and pass through, It will reach even to the neck; And the spread of its wings will fill the breadth of your land, O Immanuel.

Ezekiel 48:14

"Moreover, they shall not sell or exchange any of it, or alienate this choice portion of land; for it is holy to the LORD.

Hebrews 11:9-13

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;



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