Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 You shall sow the eighth year, and eat of the fruits, the old store; until the ninth year, until its fruits come in, you shall eat the old store. 23 "'The land shall not be sold in perpetuity, for the land is mine; for you are strangers and live as foreigners with me. 24 In all the land of your possession you shall grant a redemption for the land.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before you, and foreigners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no remaining.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, Yahweh, and give ear to my cry. Don't be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, a foreigner, as all my fathers were.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Leviticus 25:10

You shall make the fiftieth year holy, and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee to you; and each of you shall return to his own property, and each of you shall return to his family.

Deuteronomy 32:43

Rejoice, you nations, [with] his people, for he will avenge the blood of his servants. He will render vengeance to his adversaries, And will make expiation for his land, for his people.

2 Chronicles 7:20

then I will pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have made holy 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

Yahweh, you have been favorable to your land. You have restored the fortunes of Jacob.

Hosea 9:3

They won't dwell in Yahweh's land; but Ephraim will return to Egypt, and they will eat unclean food in Assyria.

Joel 2:18

Then Yahweh was 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 I will execute judgment on them there for my people, and for my heritage, Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations. They have divided my land,

Genesis 23:4

"I am a stranger and a foreigner living with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with 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 one hundred thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage."

Exodus 19:5

Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice, and keep my covenant, then you shall be my own possession from among all peoples; for all the earth is mine;

1 Kings 21:3

Naboth said to Ahab, "May Yahweh forbid me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you!"

Psalm 24:1

The earth is Yahweh's, with its fullness; the world, and those who dwell therein.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger on the earth. Don't hide your commandments from me.

Isaiah 8:8

It will sweep onward into Judah. It will overflow and pass through; it will reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of its wings will fill the breadth of your land, Immanuel.

Ezekiel 48:14

They shall sell none of it, nor exchange it, nor shall the first fruits of the land be alienated; for it is holy to Yahweh.

Hebrews 11:9-13

By faith, he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a land not his own, dwelling in tents, with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise.

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