New American Standard Bible
The land, moreover, shall not be sold permanently, for the land is Mine; for you are but aliens and sojourners with Me.
King James Bible
The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.
Darby Bible Translation
And the land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.
World English Bible
"'The land shall not be sold in perpetuity, for the land is mine; for you are strangers and live as foreigners with me.
Young's Literal Translation
And the land is not sold -- to extinction, for the land is Mine, for sojourners and settlers are ye with Me;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
These verses express the principle on which the law of Jubilee, as it regards the land, was based. The land belonged to Yahweh, and it was He who allotted it among the families of Israel for their use. No estate could therefore be alienated in perpetuity, by any human authority, from the family to whose lot it might fall.
LibraryThe Kinsman Redeemer
'After that he is sold he may be redeemed again; one of his brethren may redeem him.'--LEV. xxv. 48. There are several of the institutions and precepts of the Mosaic legislation which, though not prophetic, nor typical, have yet remarkable correspondences with lofty Christian truth. They may be used as symbols, if only we remember that we are diverting them from their original purpose. How singularly these words lend themselves to the statement of the very central truths of Christianity--a slavery …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Day of Atonement
All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
1 Peter 2:11
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.
"I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight."
Then she gave birth to a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."
'Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;
'Thus for every piece of your property, you are to provide for the redemption of the land.
1 Kings 21:3
But Naboth said to Ahab, "The LORD forbid me that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers."
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