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Leviticus 25 - AMP

2 Say to the Israelites, When you come into the land which I give you, then shall the land keep a sabbath to the Lord. 3 For six years you shall sow your field, and for six years you shall prune your vineyard and gather in its fruits. 4 But in the seventh year there shall be a sabbath of solemn rest for the land, a sabbath to the Lord; you shall neither sow your field nor prune your vineyard. 5 What grows of itself in your harvest you shall not reap and the grapes on your uncultivated vine you shall not gather, for it is a year of rest to the land. 6 And the sabbath rest of the land shall furnish food for you, for your male and female slaves, your hired servant, and the temporary resident who lives with you, 7 For your domestic animals also and for the beasts in your land; all its yield shall be for food. 8 And you shall number seven sabbaths or weeks of years for you, seven times seven years, so the total time of the seven weeks of years shall be forty-nine years. 9 Then you shall sound abroad the loud trumpet on the tenth day of the seventh month ; on the Day of Atonement blow the trumpet in all your land. 10 And you shall hallow the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout all the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you; and each of you shall return to his ancestral possession , and each of you shall return to his family . 11 That fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you; in it you shall not sow, or reap and store what grows of itself, or gather the grapes of the uncultivated vines. 12 For it is a jubilee; it shall be holy to you; you shall eat the increase of it out of the field. 13 In this Year of Jubilee each of you shall return to his ancestral property. 14 And if you sell anything to your neighbor or buy from your neighbor, you shall not wrong one another. 15 According to the number of years after the Jubilee, you shall buy from your neighbor. And he shall sell to you according to the number of years the crops . 16 If the years are many, you may increase the price, and if the years remaining are few, you shall diminish the price, for the number of the crops is what he is selling to you. 17 You shall not oppress and wrong one another, but you shall fear your God. For I am the Lord your God. 18 Therefore you shall do and give effect to My statutes and keep My ordinances and perform them, and you will dwell in the land in safety. 19 The land shall yield its fruit; you shall eat your fill and dwell there in safety. 20 And if you say, What shall we eat in the seventh year if we are not to sow or gather in our increase? 21 Then I will command My blessings on you in the sixth year, so that it shall bring forth fruit for three years. 22 And you shall sow in the eighth year, but eat of the old store of produce; until the crops of the ninth year come in you shall eat of the old supply. 23 The land shall not be sold into perpetual ownership, for the land is Mine; you are strangers and temporary residents with Me. 24 And in all the country you possess you shall grant a redemption for the land . 25 If your brother has become poor and has sold some of his property, if any of his kin comes to redeem it, he shall redeem what his brother has sold. 26 And if the man has no one to redeem his property, and he himself has become more prosperous and has enough to redeem it, 27 Then let him count the years since he sold it and restore the overpayment to the man to whom he sold it, and return to his ancestral possession. 28 But if he is unable to redeem it, it shall remain in the buyer's possession until the Year of Jubilee, when it shall be set free and he may return to it. 29 If a man sells a dwelling house in a fortified city, he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; for a full year he may have the right of redemption. 30 And if it is not redeemed within a full year, then the house that is in the fortified city shall be made sure, permanently and without limitations, for him who bought it, throughout his generations. It shall not go free in the Year of Jubilee. 31 But the houses of the unwalled villages shall be counted with the fields of the country. They may be redeemed, and they shall go free in the Year of Jubilee. 32 Nevertheless, the cities of the Levites, the houses in the cities of their possession, the Levites may redeem at any time. 33 But if a house is not redeemed by a Levite, the sold house in the city they possess shall go free in the Year of Jubilee, for the houses in the Levite cities are their ancestral possession among the Israelites. 34 But the field of unenclosed or pasture lands of their cities may not be sold; it is their perpetual possession. 35 And if your brother has become poor and his hand wavers , then you shall uphold (strengthen, relieve) him, a stranger or a temporary resident with you , so that he may live with you. 36 Charge him no interest or increase, but fear your God, so your brother may live along with you. 37 You shall not give him your money at interest nor lend him food at a profit. 38 I am the Lord your God, Who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt to give you the land of Canaan and to be your God. 39 And if your brother becomes poor beside you and sells himself to you, you shall not compel him to serve as a bondman (a slave not eligible for redemption), 40 But as a hired servant and as a temporary resident he shall be with you; he shall serve you till the Year of Jubilee, 41 And then he shall depart from you, he and his children with him, and shall go back to his own family and return to the possession of his fathers. 42 For the Israelites are My servants; I brought them out of the land of Egypt; they shall not be sold as bondmen. 43 You shall not rule over him with harshness (severity, oppression), but you shall fear your God. 44 As for your bondmen and your bondmaids whom you may have, they shall be from the nations round about you, of whom you may buy bondmen and bondmaids. 45 Moreover, of the children of the strangers who sojourn among you, of them you may buy and of their families that are with you which they have begotten in your land, and they shall be your possession. 46 And you shall make them an inheritance for your children after you, to hold for a possession; of them shall you take your bondmen always, but over your brethren the Israelites you shall not rule one over another with harshness (severity, oppression). 47 And if a sojourner or stranger with you becomes rich and your brother becomes poor beside him and sells himself to the stranger or sojourner with you or to a member of the stranger's family, 48 After he is sold he may be redeemed. One of his brethren may redeem him: 49 Either his uncle or his uncle's son may redeem him, or a near kinsman may redeem him; or if he has enough and is able, he may redeem himself. 50 And shall reckon with the purchaser of the servant from the year when he sold himself to the purchaser to the Year of Jubilee, and the price of his release shall be adjusted according to the number of years. The time he was with his owner shall be counted as that of a hired servant. 51 If there remain many years , in proportion to them he must refund for his release for his acquisition. 52 And if little time remains until the Year of Jubilee, he shall count it over with him and he shall refund the proportionate amount for his release. 53 And as a servant hired year by year shall he deal with him; he shall not rule over him with harshness (severity, oppression) in your sight . 54 And if he is not redeemed during these years and by these means, then he shall go free in the Year of Jubilee, he and his children with him. 55 For to Me the Israelites are servants, My servants, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.

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Ye shall not therefore oppress one another!
Shared by: bala samson on Dec, 2012
Summary: Don’t skip, read the above scriptures entirely, we have some lovely promises from God today for a sin-corroded, violence-infected and corruption-soaked society.
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Scripture: Leviticus 25:17-19
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 413
William R. Nabaza avatar
Stability In The Land
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Oct, 2012
Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Are you stable in your land? Do you pay your taxes? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To prove that stability or security in the land is done by the LORD GOD not our own. IV. TEXT: Leviticus 25:18 (New Liv
Scripture: Leviticus 25:18
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 502
Damian Phillips avatar
A Jubilant Redemption
Shared by: Damian Phillips on Aug, 2012
Summary: The Year of Jubilee represents redemption, which was later manifested and completed in the ministry of Jesus, the Messiah. This message looks at the spiritual insight found in the account of the Jubilee as it relates to salvation in Christ.
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Scripture: Leviticus 25:23-34
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,391
Rodney Johnson avatar
A Slave For Christ Part 2
Shared by: Rodney Johnson on Jan, 2012
Summary: Part 2 of this series focuses on slavery in the Old Testament.
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Scripture: Leviticus 25:39-42
Views: 806
Jason Bonnicksen avatar
Ringing Liberty’s Bell
Shared by: Jason Bonnicksen on Jul, 2011
Summary: A Fourth of July Message calling upon our congregation's to proclaim freedom for the captives.
Scripture: Leviticus 25:8-10
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 2,220
Emile Wolfaardt avatar
Your Jubilee
Shared by: Emile Wolfaardt on Nov, 2009
Summary: Understanding the four messages of Jubilee
based on 33 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:10
Denomination: *other
Views: 18,945
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Spreading the Wealth
Shared by: Elder Johnathan Hester on Jul, 2009
Summary: The title of the subject is Spreading the Wealth, and the subject comes from one of the many observances the Israelites were supposed to practice:
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:8-55
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,919
Christine Forehand avatar
Year of Jubilee
Shared by: Christine Forehand on Oct, 2008
Summary: Year of Jubilee -- year of liberty every 49 years and on the 50th year it was one big party—it was the great equalizer!
based on 24 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:8-17
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,876
Dave Kinney avatar
Freedom: Let It Ring Again!
Shared by: Dave Kinney on Jul, 2008
Summary: Thomas Jefferson said, “Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure, when we have removed their only firm basis - a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God?” Learn how important freedom is as a gift from God t
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Scripture: Leviticus 25:10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 6,207
Karl Perry avatar
A Year Of Cancellation and Restoration
Shared by: Karl Perry on Mar, 2007
Summary: I truly believe that God is, as I speak, in the process of blessing us with what we have been asking Him for. I believe He desires to bring us to a place of restoration in our life. But before he can restore us He has to first cancel some things in our li
based on 45 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:10-22
Views: 7,082
Richard Reid avatar
The Year of Jubilee
Shared by: Richard Reid on Jan, 2006
Summary: 2006 is the year of jubilee!!
based on 42 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:10
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 7,591
David Petticrew avatar
These are the days of Elijah part 3: The year of Jubilee
Shared by: David Petticrew on Mar, 2004
Summary: Number 3 in a series looking at the imagery in the modern Hymn These are the days of Elijah, looking at the year of Jubilee and its implications both social and spiritual.
based on 85 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:8-8:54
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 13,824
Clint Carr avatar
Jesus our Jubilee
Shared by: Clint Carr on Nov, 2003
Summary: This message deals with Isaiah 61 and Leveticus 25 and how the two relate
based on 70 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 10,403
Dennis Lawrence avatar
Jesus' Jubilee Ministry
Shared by: Dennis Lawrence on Sep, 2003
Summary: Jesus announced the Jubilee and set the tone for what Christian ministry must be.
based on 38 ratings
Views: 6,126
Orvel Barker avatar
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Shared by: Orvel Barker on Aug, 2003
Summary: God’s design in the sabbath year release for all believers.
based on 29 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:4-7
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,700
Rick Thiessen avatar
Live the Life
Shared by: Rick Thiessen on Nov, 2002
Summary: To obey God is to live abundantly, but to fully abandon we have to settle the issue of trust first
based on 36 ratings
Views: 2,043
Scotty Killingsworth avatar
The business of Bethlehem's baby
Shared by: Scotty Killingsworth on Dec, 2001
Summary: The baby born in Bethlehem had a business head on His shoulders along with all the rest He came to accomplish
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 853
Russell Brownworth avatar
Be Fair To One Another
Shared by: Russell Brownworth on Sep, 2001
Summary: We are told to be fair in all our dealings. What does that look like; how do I go about it?
based on 35 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 25:14
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 1,035