Leviticus 25:31
New International Version
But houses in villages without walls around them are to be considered as belonging to the open country. They can be redeemed, and they are to be returned in the Jubilee.

New Living Translation
But a house in a village—a settlement without fortified walls—will be treated like property in the countryside. Such a house may be bought back at any time, and it must be returned to the original owner in the Year of Jubilee.

English Standard Version
But the houses of the villages that have no wall around them shall be classified with the fields of the land. They may be redeemed, and they shall be released in the jubilee.

Berean Study Bible
But houses in villages with no walls around them are to be considered as open fields. They may be redeemed, and they shall be released in the Jubilee.

King James Bible
But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be counted as the fields of the country: they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubile.

New King James Version
However the houses of villages which have no wall around them shall be counted as the fields of the country. They may be redeemed, and they shall be released in the Jubilee.

New American Standard Bible
The houses of the villages, however, which have no surrounding wall, shall be regarded as open fields; they have redemption rights and revert in the jubilee.

NASB 1995
‘The houses of the villages, however, which have no surrounding wall shall be considered as open fields; they have redemption rights and revert in the jubilee.

NASB 1977
‘The houses of the villages, however, which have no surrounding wall shall be considered as open fields; they have redemption rights and revert in the jubilee.

Amplified Bible
The houses of the villages that have no surrounding walls, however, shall be considered as open fields. They may be redeemed, and revert in the Year of Jubilee.

Christian Standard Bible
But houses in settlements that have no walls around them are to be classified as open fields. The right to redeem such houses stays in effect, and they are to be released at the Jubilee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But houses in villages that have no walls around them are to be classified as open fields. The right to redeem such houses stays in effect, and they are to be released at the Jubilee.”

American Standard Version
But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be reckoned with the fields of the country: they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubilee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the houses of the country without a wall surrounding them as a field of the land, they shall be considered redemption; it shall be theirs, and in the restoration they will come forth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But the houses in the villages which have not a wall round about them, shall be reckoned as the fields of the country: they shall always be redeemable, and they shall go out in the release.

Contemporary English Version
But a house out in a village may be bought back at any time just like a field. And it must be returned to its original owner in the Year of Celebration.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if the house be in a village, that hath no walls, it shall be sold according to the same law as the fields: if it be not redeemed before, in the jubilee it shall return to the owner.

English Revised Version
But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be reckoned with the fields of the country: they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubile.

Good News Translation
But houses in unwalled villages are to be treated like fields; the original owner has the right to buy them back, and they are to be returned in the Year of Restoration.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, houses in villages without walls are regarded as belonging to the fields of the land. They can be bought back. They will be released in the jubilee.

International Standard Version
However, the houses in the villages that don't have walls around them are to be categorized along with the fields of the land—they may be redeemed and returned in the jubilee.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be reckoned with the fields of the country; they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubilee.

Literal Standard Version
And a house of the villages which have no surrounding wall is reckoned on the field of the country; there is redemption for it, and it goes out in the Jubilee.

NET Bible
The houses of villages, however, which have no wall surrounding them must be considered as the field of the land; they will have the right of redemption and must revert in the jubilee.

New Heart English Bible
But the houses of the villages which have no wall around them shall be reckoned with the fields of the country; they may be redeemed; and they shall be released in the Jubilee.

World English Bible
But the houses of the villages which have no wall around them shall be reckoned with the fields of the country: they may be redeemed, and they shall be released in the Jubilee.

Young's Literal Translation
and a house of the villages which have no wall round about, on the field of the country is reckoned; redemption is to it, and in the jubilee it goeth out.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Law of Redemption
30If it is not redeemed by the end of a full year, then the house in the walled city is permanently transferred to its buyer and his descendants. It is not to be released in the Jubilee. 31But houses in villages with no walls around them are to be considered as open fields. They may be redeemed, and they shall be released in the Jubilee. 32As for the cities of the Levites, the Levites always have the right to redeem their houses in the cities they possess.…

Cross References
Leviticus 25:30
If it is not redeemed by the end of a full year, then the house in the walled city is permanently transferred to its buyer and his descendants. It is not to be released in the Jubilee.

Leviticus 25:32
As for the cities of the Levites, the Levites always have the right to redeem their houses in the cities they possess.

Ezekiel 7:13
The seller will surely not recover what he sold while both remain alive. For the vision concerning the whole multitude will not be revoked, and because of their iniquity, not one of them will preserve his life.


Treasury of Scripture

But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be counted as the fields of the country: they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubilee.

Psalm 49:7,8
None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him: …









(31) But the houses of the villages which have no wall.--Houses in villages, however, form an exception. They are part of the landed property, and hence, like the cultivated land on which they are erected, are subject to the law of jubile.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But houses
וּבָתֵּ֣י (ū·ḇāt·tê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1004: A house

in villages
הַחֲצֵרִ֗ים (ha·ḥă·ṣê·rîm)
Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's 2691: A yard, a hamlet

with
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

no
אֵין־ (’ên-)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

walls
חֹמָה֙ (ḥō·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2346: A wall of protection

around them
סָבִ֔יב (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around

are considered
יֵחָשֵׁ֑ב (yê·ḥā·šêḇ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2803: To think, account

as open fields.
שְׂדֵ֥ה (śə·ḏêh)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7704: Field, land

They may be redeemed,
גְּאֻלָּה֙ (gə·’ul·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1353: Redemption, relationship

and they shall be
תִּהְיֶה־ (tih·yeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

released
יֵצֵֽא׃ (yê·ṣê)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

in the Jubilee.
וּבַיֹּבֵ֖ל (ū·ḇay·yō·ḇêl)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3104: A ram, ram's horn (a wind instrument)


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