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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Year, Sabbatical

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(Hebrew: shabbathon, year of rest)

The seventh year devoted to a cessation of agriculture, and holding in the period of seven years a place analogous to that of the Sabbath in the week. The three prescriptions enjoined were:

  1. all agricultural labor was to be suspended
  2. no debts could be exacted from an Israelite
  3. the law was to be read on the Feast of Tabernacles to all Israel

The object of the year was to impress on the people that the land was the Lord's and they only the tenants.


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Entry for 'Year, Sabbatical'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/y/year-sabbatical.html. 1910.

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