Leviticus 25:6
New International Version
Whatever the land yields during the sabbath year will be food for you—for yourself, your male and female servants, and the hired worker and temporary resident who live among you,

New Living Translation
But you may eat whatever the land produces on its own during its Sabbath. This applies to you, your male and female servants, your hired workers, and the temporary residents who live with you.

English Standard Version
The Sabbath of the land shall provide food for you, for yourself and for your male and female slaves and for your hired worker and the sojourner who lives with you,

Berean Study Bible
Whatever the land yields during the Sabbath year shall be food for you—for yourself, your manservant and maidservant, the hired hand or foreigner who stays with you,

King James Bible
And the sabbath of the land shall be meat for you; for thee, and for thy servant, and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant, and for thy stranger that sojourneth with thee,

New King James Version
And the sabbath produce of the land shall be food for you: for you, your male and female servants, your hired man, and the stranger who dwells with you,

New American Standard Bible
All of you shall have the Sabbath produce of the land as food; for yourself, your male and female slaves, and your hired worker and your foreign resident, those who live as strangers among you.

NASB 1995
All of you shall have the sabbath products of the land for food; yourself, and your male and female slaves, and your hired man and your foreign resident, those who live as aliens with you.

NASB 1977
‘And all of you shall have the sabbath products of the land for food; yourself, and your male and female slaves, and your hired man and your foreign resident, those who live as aliens with you.

Amplified Bible
And all of you shall have for food whatever the [untilled] land produces during its Sabbath year; yourself, and your male and female slaves, your hired servant, and the foreigners who reside among you,

Christian Standard Bible
Whatever the land produces during the Sabbath year can be food for you—for yourself, your male or female slave, and the hired worker or alien who resides with you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whatever the land produces during the Sabbath year can be food for you—for yourself, your male or female slave, and the hired hand or foreigner who stays with you.

American Standard Version
And the sabbath of the land shall be for food for you; for thee, and for thy servant and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant and for thy stranger, who sojourn with thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall have a Sabbath of the land for food, for you and for your servants and for your maids and for your hired men and for your squatters who dwell with you,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the sabbaths of the land shall be food for thee, and for thy man-servant, and for thy maid-servant, and thy hireling, and the stranger that abides with thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they shall be unto you for meat, to thee and to thy manservant, to thy maidservant and thy hireling, and to the strangers that sojourn with thee:

English Revised Version
And the sabbath of the land shall be for food for you; for thee, and for thy servant and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant and for thy stranger that sojourn with thee;

Good News Translation
Although the land has not been cultivated during that year, it will provide food for you, your slaves, your hired men, the foreigners living with you,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whatever the land produces during that year is for all of you to eat-for you, your male and female slaves, your hired workers, foreigners among you,

International Standard Version
You may take the Sabbath produce of the land for your food—you, your male and maid servants, your hired laborers, and the resident alien with you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the sabbath-produce of the land shall be for food for you: for thee, and for thy servant and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant and for the settler by thy side that sojourn with thee;

Literal Standard Version
And the Sabbath [increase] of the land has been for you for food, to you, and to your manservant, and to your handmaid, and to your hired worker, and to your settler, who are sojourning with you;

NET Bible
You may have the Sabbath produce of the land to eat--you, your male servant, your female servant, your hired worker, the resident foreigner who stays with you,

New Heart English Bible
The Sabbath of the land shall be for food for you; for yourself, for your servant, for your maid, for your hired servant, and for your stranger, who lives as a foreigner with you.

World English Bible
The Sabbath of the land shall be for food for you; for yourself, for your servant, for your maid, for your hired servant, and for your stranger, who lives as a foreigner with you.

Young's Literal Translation
'And the sabbath of the land hath been to you for food, to thee, and to thy man-servant, and to thy handmaid, and to thy hireling, and to thy settler, who are sojourning with thee;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sabbatical Year
5You are not to reap the aftergrowth of your harvest or gather the grapes of your untended vines. The land must have a year of complete rest. 6Whatever the land yields during the Sabbath year shall be food for you— for yourself, your manservant and maidservant, the hired hand or foreigner who stays with you, 7and for your livestock and the wild animals in your land. All its growth may serve as food.…

Cross References
Leviticus 25:5
You are not to reap the aftergrowth of your harvest or gather the grapes of your untended vines. The land must have a year of complete rest.

Leviticus 25:7
and for your livestock and the wild animals in your land. All its growth may serve as food.

Leviticus 25:20
Now you may wonder, 'What will we eat in the seventh year if we do not sow or gather our produce?'

Leviticus 25:21
But I will send My blessing upon you in the sixth year, so that the land will yield a crop sufficient for three years.


Treasury of Scripture

And the sabbath of the land shall be meat for you; for you, and for your servant, and for your maid, and for your hired servant, and for your stranger that sojournes with you.

Exodus 23:11
But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the poor of thy people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.

Acts 2:44
And all that believed were together, and had all things common;

Acts 4:32,34,35
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common…









(6) And the sabbath of the land.--That is, the growth or produce during this sabbath of the land. For the figure of speech see Lev. 18:38.

Shall be meat for you.--That is, it shall serve as your food, but you must not trade with it, or store it up. Hence, during the second Temple the produce of the sabbatical year could only be used for direct consumption, and was not allowed to be converted first into other articles and then used. Thus, for instance, though wood of that year could be used as firewood, yet it was illegal to convert it first into coal and then use the coal thus obtained from the wood, nor was it legal to convert vegetables into medicines, or to give human food to animals.

For thee, and for thy servant . . . --The produce is to be left in the field for the free use of the poor, the servant, &c. (See also Exodus 23:11.) Hence it was enacted during the second Temple that "whoso locks up his vineyard, or hedges in his field, or gathers all the fruit into his house in the sabbatical year breaks this law." Everything is to be left common, and every man has a right to every thing in every place. Every man could only bring into his house a little at a time according to the manner of things that are in common."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Whatever the land
הָאָ֤רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

yields
לָכֶם֙ (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

during the Sabbath year
שַׁבַּ֨ת (šab·baṯ)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 7676: Intermission, the Sabbath

shall be
וְ֠הָיְתָה (wə·hā·yə·ṯāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

food for you—
לְאָכְלָ֔ה (lə·’āḵ·lāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 402: Food, eating

for yourself,
לְךָ֖ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

your manservant
וּלְעַבְדְּךָ֣ (ū·lə·‘aḇ·də·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

and maidservant,
וְלַאֲמָתֶ֑ךָ (wə·la·’ă·mā·ṯe·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 519: A maidservant, female slave

the hired hand
וְלִשְׂכִֽירְךָ֙ (wə·liś·ḵî·rə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Adjective - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 7916: A man at wages

or foreigner
וּלְתוֹשָׁ֣בְךָ֔ (ū·lə·ṯō·wō·šā·ḇə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8453: Resident alien

who stays
הַגָּרִ֖ים (hag·gā·rîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1481: To turn aside from the road, sojourn, to shrink, fear, to gather for, hostility

with you,
עִמָּֽךְ׃ (‘im·māḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with


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