"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'When you enter the land I am going to give you, the land itself must observe a sabbath to the LORD.
For six years sow your fields, and for six years prune your vineyards and gather their crops.1
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But in the seventh year the land is to have a sabbath of rest,2 a sabbath to the LORD. Do not sow your fields or prune your vineyards.3
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Do not reap what grows of itself4 or harvest the grapes5 of your untended vines.6 The land is to have a year of rest.
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Whatever the land yields during the sabbath year7 will be food for you--for yourself, your manservant and maidservant, and the hired worker and temporary resident who live among you,
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as well as for your livestock and the wild animals8 in your land. Whatever the land produces may be eaten.
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