Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 ye shall sow in the eighth year, and ye shall eat of the old fruit until the ninth year; until her produce come in, ye shall eat the old. 23 And the land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me. 24 And in all the land of your possession ye shall grant a redemption for the land.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; be not silent at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, a sojourner, like all my fathers.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Leviticus 25:10

And ye shall hallow the year of the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty in the land unto all the inhabitants thereof; a year of jubilee shall it be unto you, and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family;

Deuteronomy 32:43

Shout for joy, ye nations, with his people, For he avengeth the blood of his servants, And rendereth vengeance to his enemies, And maketh atonement for his land, for his people.

2 Chronicles 7:20

then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed to my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Psalm 85:1

{To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} Thou hast been favourable, Jehovah, unto thy land; thou hast turned the captivity of Jacob:

Hosea 9:3

They shall not dwell in Jehovah's land; but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and in Assyria shall they eat that which is unclean.

Joel 2:18

Then Jehovah will be jealous for his land, and will have pity on his people.

Joel 3:2

I will also gather all the nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and I will enter into judgment with them there on account of my people and mine inheritance, Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations: and they have parted my land;

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

Genesis 47:9

And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning are a hundred and thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they do not attain to the days of the years of the life of my fathers, in the days of their sojourning.

Exodus 19:5

And now, if ye will hearken to my voice indeed and keep my covenant, then shall ye be my own possession out of all the peoples for all the earth is mine --

1 Kings 21:3

And Naboth said to Ahab, Jehovah forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to thee!

Psalm 24:1

{Of David. A Psalm.} The earth is Jehovah's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the land; hide not thy commandments from me.

Isaiah 8:8

and he shall pass through Judah; he shall overflow it and go further, he shall reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy land, O Immanuel!

Ezekiel 48:14

And they shall not sell of it, neither exchange, nor alienate the first-fruits of the land: for it is holy unto Jehovah.

Hebrews 11:9-13

By faith he sojourned as a stranger in the land of promise as a foreign country, having dwelt in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

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