New International Version
"'Follow my decrees and be careful to obey my laws, and you will live safely in the land.
King James Bible
Wherefore ye shall do my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in safety.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall do my statutes, and observe mine ordinances and do them: thus shall ye dwell in your land securely.
World English Bible
"'Therefore you shall do my statutes, and keep my ordinances and do them; and you shall dwell in the land in safety.
Young's Literal Translation
'And ye have done My statutes, and My judgments ye keep, and have done them, and ye have dwelt on the land confidently,
Leviticus 25:18 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
According to the number of years - The purchases that were to be made of lands were to be regulated by the number of years unelapsed of the current jubilee. This was something like buying the unexpired term of a lease among us; the purchase is always regulated by the number of years between the time of purchase and the expiration of the term.
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'The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is Mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with Me.' --LEV. xxv. 23. The singular institution of the Jubilee year had more than one purpose. As a social and economical arrangement it tended to prevent the extremes of wealth and poverty. Every fiftieth year the land was to revert to its original owners, the lineal descendants of those who had 'come in with the conqueror,' Joshua. Debts were to be remitted, slaves emancipated, and so the mountains …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Boniface viii Ad 1294-1303.
Then the land will yield its fruit, and you will eat your fill and live there in safety.
Your threshing will continue until grape harvest and the grape harvest will continue until planting, and you will eat all the food you want and live in safety in your land.
But you will cross the Jordan and settle in the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, and he will give you rest from all your enemies around you so that you will live in safety.
In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.
In his days Judah will be saved and Israel will live in safety. This is the name by which he will be called: The LORD Our Righteous Savior.
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