Consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you; each of you is to return to your family property and to your own clan.
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The fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you; do not sow and do not reap what grows of itself or harvest the untended vines.
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For it is a jubilee and is to be holy for you; eat only what is taken directly from the fields.
“ ‘In this Year of Jubilee everyone is to return to their own property.
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“ ‘If you sell land to any of your own people or buy land from them, do not take advantage of each other.
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You are to buy from your own people on the basis of the number of years since the Jubilee. And they are to sell to you on the basis of the number of years left for harvesting crops.
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When the years are many, you are to increase the price, and when the years are few, you are to decrease the price, because what is really being sold to you is the number of crops.
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Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God. I am the LORD your God.
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“ ‘Follow my decrees and be careful to obey my laws, and you will live safely in the land.
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Then the land will yield its fruit, and you will eat your fill and live there in safety.
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You may ask, “What will we eat in the seventh year if we do not plant or harvest our crops?”
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I will send you such a blessing in the sixth year that the land will yield enough for three years.
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While you plant during the eighth year, you will eat from the old crop and will continue to eat from it until the harvest of the ninth year comes in.
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“ ‘The land must not be sold permanently, because the land is mine and you reside in my land as foreigners and strangers.
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Throughout the land that you hold as a possession, you must provide for the redemption of the land.
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“ ‘If one of your fellow Israelites becomes poor and sells some of their property, their nearest relative is to come and redeem what they have sold.
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If, however, there is no one to redeem it for them but later on they prosper and acquire sufficient means to redeem it themselves,
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they are to determine the value for the years since they sold it and refund the balance to the one to whom they sold it; they can then go back to their own property.
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But if they do not acquire the means to repay, what was sold will remain in the possession of the buyer until the Year of Jubilee. It will be returned in the Jubilee, and they can then go back to their property.
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