In the year
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138
; a year
(as a revolution
Irregular feminine of H2089
(often used adverbially).
Apparently from H2986
; the blast
of a horn (from its continuous
sound); specifically the signal
of the silver trumpets; hence the instrument itself and the festival thus introduced.
ye shall return
A primitive root; to turn
back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return
to the starting point); generally to retreat
; often adverbially again
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
Contracted for H0582
(or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant
); a man
as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards
, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near
; often in general, to
Feminine passive participle of H0270
; something seized
, that is, a possession
(especially of land).
_ _ ye shall return every man unto his possession, etc. Inheritances, from whatever cause, and how frequently soever they had been alienated, came back into the hands of the original proprietors. This law of entail, by which the right heir could never be excluded, was a provision of great wisdom for preserving families and tribes perfectly distinct, and their genealogies faithfully recorded, in order that all might have evidence to establish their right to the ancestral property. Hence the tribe and family of Christ were readily discovered at his birth.
And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim
liberty throughout [all
] the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall return every man
unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family.
If he sanctify his field from the year of jubile, according to thy estimation it shall stand. ... In the year of the jubile the field shall return unto him of whom it was bought, [even
] to him to whom the possession of the land [did belong
And when the jubile of the children of Israel shall be, then shall their inheritance be put unto the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received: so shall their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of the tribe of our fathers.
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