Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 And you shall sow in the eighth year, but eat of the old store of produce; until the crops of the ninth year come in you shall eat of the old supply. 23 The land shall not be sold into perpetual ownership, for the land is Mine; you are [only] strangers and temporary residents with Me. 24 And in all the country you possess you shall grant a redemption for the land [in the Year of Jubilee].



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before You, and sojourners, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope or expectation of remaining.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear to my cry; hold not Your peace at my tears! For I am Your passing guest, a temporary resident, as all my fathers were.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I implore you as aliens and strangers and exiles [in this world] to abstain from the sensual urges (the evil desires, the passions of the flesh, your lower nature) that wage war against the soul.

Leviticus 25:10

And you shall hallow the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout all the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you; and each of you shall return to his ancestral possession [which through poverty he was compelled to sell], and each of you shall return to his family [from whom he was separated in bond service].

Deuteronomy 32:43

Rejoice [with] His people, O you nations, for He avenges the blood of His servants, and vengeance He inflicts on His foes and clears guilt from the land of His people.

2 Chronicles 7:20

Then will I pluck [Israel] up by the roots out of My land which I have given [them]; and this house which I have hallowed for My Name will I cast out of My sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.

Psalm 85:1

Lord, You have [at last] been favorable and have dealt graciously with Your land [of Canaan]; You have brought back [from Babylon] the captives of Jacob.

Hosea 9:3

They shall not remain in the Lord's land, but Ephraim shall return to [another] Egypt and they shall eat unclean food in Assyria.

Joel 2:18

Then was the Lord jealous for His land and had pity on His people.

Joel 3:2

I will gather all nations and will bring them down into the Valley of Jehoshaphat, and there will I deal with and execute judgment upon them for [their treatment of] My people and of My heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations and [because] they have divided My land.

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me property for a burial place among you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are 130 years; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and they have not attained to those of the life of my fathers in their pilgrimage.

Exodus 19:5

Now therefore, if you will obey My voice in truth and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own peculiar possession and treasure from among and above all peoples; for all the earth is Mine.

1 Kings 21:3

Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord forbid that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you.

Psalm 24:1

The earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it, the world and they who dwell in it.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger and a temporary resident on the earth; hide not Your commandments from me.

Isaiah 8:8

And it will sweep on into Judah; it will overflow and go over [the hills], reaching even [but only] to the neck [of which Jerusalem is the head], and the outstretched wings [of the armies of Assyria] shall fill the breadth of Your land, O Immanuel [Messiah, God is with us]!

Ezekiel 48:14

And they shall not sell any of it or exchange it; they shall not convey or transfer this the firstfruits of the land, for it has been offered to the Lord and is holy to Him.

Hebrews 11:9-13

[Prompted] by faith he dwelt as a temporary resident in the land which was designated in the promise [of God, though he was like a stranger] in a strange country, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs with him of the same promise.

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