Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 When you sow in the eighth year, you will be eating from the previous harvest. You will be eating this until the ninth year when its harvest comes in. 23 “The land is not to be permanently sold because it is Mine, and you are only foreigners and temporary residents on My land. 24 You are to allow the redemption of any land you occupy.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we live before You as foreigners and temporary residents in Your presence as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Psalm 39:12

“Hear my prayer, Lord,
and listen to my cry for help;
do not be silent at my tears.
For I am a foreigner residing with You,
a temporary resident like all my fathers.

1 Peter 2:11

Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.

Leviticus 25:10

You are to consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim freedom in the land for all its inhabitants. It will be your Jubilee, when each of you is to return to his property and each of you to his clan.

Deuteronomy 32:43

Rejoice, you nations, concerning His people,
for He will avenge the blood of His servants.
He will take vengeance on His adversaries;
He will purify His land and His people.

2 Chronicles 7:20

then I will uproot Israel from the soil that I gave them, and this temple that I have sanctified for My name I will banish from My presence; I will make it an object of scorn and ridicule among all the peoples.

Psalm 85:1

For the choir director. A psalm of the sons of Korah.Lord, You showed favor to Your land;
You restored Jacob’s prosperity.

Hosea 9:3

They will not stay in the land of the Lord.
Instead, Ephraim will return to Egypt,
and they will eat unclean food in Assyria.

Joel 2:18

Then the Lord became jealous for His land and spared His people.

Joel 3:2

I will gather all the nations
and take them to the Valley of Jehoshaphat.
I will enter into judgment with them there
because of My people, My inheritance Israel.
The nations have scattered the Israelites
in foreign countries
and divided up My land.

Genesis 23:4

“I am a foreign resident among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead.”

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, “My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years. My years have been few and hard, and they have not surpassed the years of my fathers during their pilgrimages.”

Exodus 19:5

Now if you will listen to Me and carefully keep My covenant, you will be My own possession out of all the peoples, although all the earth is Mine,

1 Kings 21:3

But Naboth said to Ahab, “I will never give my fathers’ inheritance to you.”

Psalm 24:1

A Davidic psalm.The earth and everything in it,
the world and its inhabitants,
belong to the Lord;

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger on earth;
do not hide Your commands from me.

Isaiah 8:8

It will pour into Judah,
flood over it, and sweep through,
reaching up to the neck;
and its spreading streams
will fill your entire land, Immanuel!

Ezekiel 48:14

They must not sell or exchange any of it, and they must not transfer this choice part of the land, for it is holy to the Lord.

Hebrews 11:9-13

By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, coheirs of the same promise.

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