"For six years you are to sow your fields and harvest the crops,
"You shall sow your land for six years and gather in its yield,
"Plant and harvest your crops for six years,
"Sow your land for six years and gather in its crops,
For six years put seed into your fields and get in the increase;
For six years you shall sow your land and gather in its yield;
"Six years you shall sow your land and gather in its produce,
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1 sn This section concerns religious duties of the people of God as they worship by giving thanks to God for their blessings. The principles here are: God requires his people to allow the poor to share in their bounty (10-11); God requires his people to provide times of rest and refreshment for those who labor for them (12); God requires allegiance to himself (13); God requires his people to come before him in gratitude and share their bounty (14-17); God requires that his people safeguard proper worship forms (18-19).
2 tn Heb “and six years”; this is an adverbial accusative telling how long they can work their land. The following references to years and days in vv. 10-12 function similarly.