Leviticus 25:7
New International Version
as well as for your livestock and the wild animals in your land. Whatever the land produces may be eaten.

New Living Translation
Your livestock and the wild animals in your land will also be allowed to eat what the land produces.

English Standard Version
and for your cattle and for the wild animals that are in your land: all its yield shall be for food.

Berean Study Bible
and for your livestock and the wild animals in your land. All its growth may serve as food.

New American Standard Bible
'Even your cattle and the animals that are in your land shall have all its crops to eat.

New King James Version
for your livestock and the beasts that are in your land—all its produce shall be for food.

King James Bible
And for thy cattle, and for the beast that are in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be meat.

Christian Standard Bible
All of its growth may serve as food for your livestock and the wild animals in your land.

Good News Translation
your domestic animals, and the wild animals in your fields. Everything that it produces may be eaten.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All of its growth may serve as food for your livestock and the wild animals in your land."

International Standard Version
The cattle and the wild animals in your land—everything it produces—are for your food.

NET Bible
your cattle, and the wild animals that are in your land--all its produce will be for you to eat.

New Heart English Bible
For your livestock also, and for the animals that are in your land, shall all its increase be for food.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
your animals, and the wild animals in your land. Everything the land produces will be yours to eat.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and for thy cattle, and for the beasts that are in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be for food.

New American Standard 1977
‘Even your cattle and the animals that are in your land shall have all its crops to eat.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and for thy beast and for the animals that are in thy land shall all the fruit thereof be food.

King James 2000 Bible
And for your cattle, and for the animals that are in your land, shall all the increase thereof be food.

American King James Version
And for your cattle, and for the beast that are in your land, shall all the increase thereof be meat.

American Standard Version
And for thy cattle, and for the beasts that are in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be for food.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And for thy cattle, and for the wild beats that are in thy land, shall every fruit of it be for food.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All things that grow shall be meat to thy beasts and to thy cattle.

Darby Bible Translation
and for the beasts that are in thy land: all the produce thereof shall be for food.

English Revised Version
and for thy cattle, and for the beasts that are in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be for food.

Webster's Bible Translation
And for thy cattle, and for the beast that are in thy land, shall all the increase of it be food.

World English Bible
For your livestock also, and for the animals that are in your land, shall all its increase be for food.

Young's Literal Translation
and to thy cattle, and to the beast which is in thy land, is all thine increase for food.
Study Bible
The Sabbatical Year
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 of its growth may serve as food.
Cross References
Leviticus 25:6
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,

Leviticus 25:8
And you shall count off seven sabbaths of years--seven times seven years--so that time of the seven sabbatical years amounts to forty-nine years.

Treasury of Scripture

And for your cattle, and for the beast that are in your land, shall all the increase thereof be meat.







Lexicon
and for your livestock
וְלִ֨בְהֶמְתְּךָ֔ (wə·liḇ·hem·tə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal

and the wild animals
וְלַֽחַיָּ֖ה (wə·la·ḥay·yāh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

in your land.
בְּאַרְצֶ֑ךָ (bə·’ar·ṣe·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

All
כָל־ (ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

of its growth
תְּבוּאָתָ֖הּ (tə·ḇū·’ā·ṯāh)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8393: Product, revenue

may serve
תִּהְיֶ֥ה (tih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

as food.
לֶאֱכֹֽל׃ (le·’ĕ·ḵōl)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat
(7) And for thy cattle.--In accordance with the benign legislation which obtained during the second Temple, the administrators of the law inferred from this verse, and hence enacted, that the fruit of the seventh year may only be eaten by man at home, as long as the kind is found in the field. "As long as the animals eat the same kind in the field thou mayest eat what there is of it in the house, but if the animal has consumed it all in the field thou art bound to remove this kind from the house into the field." (For the enactment which enjoins the remission of debts in the sabbatical year, see Deuteronomy 15:1-3.) During the second Temple the sabbatical year began on the first day of the month of Tishri, which was the beginning of the civil year. The tillage, however, and the cultivation of certain fields and gardens, were left off in the sixth year. The cultivation of corn-fields ceased from the Feast of Passover, and orchards from Pentecost of the sixth year. The reading of portions of the Law which is enjoined in Deuteronomy 31:10-13, was assigned during the second Temple to the king. At the termination of the seventh fallow year, which coincided with the first day of the Feast of Tabernacles of the eighth year, a wooden platform was erected in the outer court of the Temple, on which the king was seated. The chief of the synagogue took the Book of the Law, and gave it to the head of the synagogue, who gave it to the head of the priests. He gave it to the high priest, and the latter handed it to the king, who stood up to receive it. He then sat down again, and read the following seven sections :--(1) Deuteronomy 1:1 to Deuteronomy 6:3; (2) Deuteronomy 6:4-8; (3) Deuteronomy 11:13-22; (4) Deuteronomy 14:22 to Deuteronomy 15:23; (5) Deuteronomy 16:12-19; (6) Deuteronomy 17:14-20; (7) Deuteronomy 27:1 to Deuteronomy 28:68. The king concluded with the same benedictions, which the high priest pronounced (see Leviticus 16:27), only that he substituted the blessing for the festival for the absolution of sins.

25:1-7 All labour was to cease in the seventh year, as much as daily labour on the seventh day. These statues tell us to beware of covetousness, for a man's life consists not in the abundance of his possessions. We are to exercise willing dependence on God's providence for our support; to consider ourselves the Lord's tenants or stewards, and to use our possessions accordingly. This year of rest typified the spiritual rest which all believers enter into through Christ. Through Him we are eased of the burden of wordly care and labour, both being sanctified and sweetened to us; and we are enabled and encouraged to live by faith.
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