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Leviticus 25:51

51 If many years remain, they must pay for their redemption a larger share of the price paid for them.

Read Leviticus 25:51 Using Other Translations

If there be yet many years behind, according unto them he shall give again the price of his redemption out of the money that he was bought for.
If there are still many years left, he shall pay proportionately for his redemption some of his sale price.
If many years still remain until the jubilee, they will repay the proper proportion of what they received when they sold themselves.

What does Leviticus 25:51 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 25:51

If [there be] yet many years behind
To the year of jubilee, and more than he had served: according unto them he shall give again the price of his redemption,
out of the money that he was bought for;
suppose, for instance, when a man sold himself, there were twenty years to the year of jubilee, and he sold himself for twenty pieces of money, gold or silver, be the value what it will; and when he comes to treat with his master about his redemption, or a relation for him, and he has served just as many years as there are to the year of jubilee, ten years, then his master must be paid for the price of his redemption ten pieces of money; but if he has served but five years, and there are fifteen to come, he must give him fifteen pieces; and so in proportion, be the years more or fewer, as follows.

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