New Defender's Study Bible Notes
25:13 unto his possession. The institution of the jubilee year was a marvelous provision in an age when slavery was commonly practiced everywhere. No person could permanently lose either his freedom or his land. He (or his kinsmen) could purchase his freedom as well as his property before the jubilee year if he could manage to pay, but in no case could these losses extend into the jubilee (Leviticus 25:25-28).