« Feast of Purim, or Lots, The Feast of Sabbatical Year, The Feast of Tabernacles, The »

Feast of Sabbatical Year, The

A sabbath for the land — Le 25:2.

Kept every seventh year — Ex 23:11; Le 25:4.

Surplus of sixth year to provide for — Le 25:20-22.

Enactments respecting

Cessation of all field labour. — Le 25:4,5.

The fruits of the earth to be common property. — Ex 23:11; Le 25:6,7.

Remission of debts. — De 15:1-3; Ne 10:31.

Release of all Hebrew servants. — Ex 21:2; De 15:12.

Public reading of the law at feast of tabernacles. — De 31:10-13.

No release to strangers during. — De 15:3.

Release of, not to hinder the exercise of benevolence — De 15:9-11.

Jews threatened for neglecting — Le 26:34,35,43; Jer 34:13-18.

The seventy years captivity a punishment for neglecting — 2Ch 36:20,21.

Restored after the captivity — Ne 10:31.

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