Leviticus 25:1-55, NLT
The Sabbath Year
1While Moses was on Mount Sinai, the Lord said to him,
The Year of Jubilee
8“In addition, you must count off seven Sabbath years, seven sets of seven years, adding up to forty-nine years in all.
14“When you make an agreement with your neighbor to buy or sell property, you must not take advantage of each other.
18“If you want to live securely in the land, follow my decrees and obey my regulations.
Redemption of Property
23“The land must never be sold on a permanent basis, for the land belongs to me. You are only foreigners and tenant farmers working for me.
24“With every purchase of land you must grant the seller the right to buy it back.
29“Anyone who sells a house inside a walled town has the right to buy it back for a full year after its sale. During that year, the seller retains the right to buy it back.
32“The Levites always have the right to buy back a house they have sold within the towns allotted to them.
Redemption of the Poor and Enslaved
35“If one of your fellow Israelites falls into poverty and cannot support himself, support him as you would a foreigner or a temporary resident and allow him to live with you.
39“If one of your fellow Israelites falls into poverty and is forced to sell himself to you, do not treat him as a slave.
44“However, you may purchase male and female slaves from among the nations around you.
47“Suppose a foreigner or temporary resident becomes rich while living among you. If any of your fellow Israelites fall into poverty and are forced to sell themselves to such a foreigner or to a member of his family,