Jubilee – released from restriction and debt
The word Jubilee means to release someone from restrictions, debts,dectatorship, and spiritual barrens or unfruitfulness.
To free someone from a debt that he or she could not pay off, to be released from the bondage of slavery or colonialism.
Any season of Jubilation or occasion of rejoicing or festivity that is held on Rosh Hashanah.
The word “Jubilee” roots from the theme of the 7 the month on the Hebrew calendar when restitution was granted.
Deuteronomy 15:1-2 says; every seventh year, (in the number 7) you shall grant a release (meaning that every creditor, slave master, money lenders, etc) will have to release his clients from their debts.
Jubilee is an appointed time when God’s mercies and forgiveness of sins physically manifests.
Leviticus 25:9 says;
Then you shall cause the trumpet of the Jubilee to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of Atonement you shall make the trumpet to sound throughout all your land.
An appointed year or other period, in which a planary indulgence is granted upon repentance, renouncing of sins and performance of certain religious acts.
The completion of a cycle of 50 years of existence, or 25 year of activity, or its celebration as it is written in the Mosaic law:
Our college will celebrate its jubilee next year.
The event of Jubilee is always celebrated in the seventh month called Tishrei on the Hebrew calendar on the day of Rosh Hashnah and Yom Kippur.
Article written by Ap Ngabo Alex