Exodus 21:10
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New International Version
If he marries another woman, he must not deprive the first one of her food, clothing and marital rights.

New Living Translation
"If a man who has married a slave wife takes another wife for himself, he must not neglect the rights of the first wife to food, clothing, and sexual intimacy.

English Standard Version
If he takes another wife to himself, he shall not diminish her food, her clothing, or her marital rights.

New American Standard Bible
"If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights.

King James Bible
If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If he takes an additional wife, he must not reduce the food, clothing, or marital rights of the first wife.

International Standard Version
If he takes another woman for himself, he may not withhold from the first her food, her clothing, or her marital rights.

NET Bible
If he takes another wife, he must not diminish the first one's food, her clothing, or her marital rights.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If that son marries another woman, he must not deprive the first wife of food, clothes, or sex.

JPS Tanakh 1917
If he take him another wife, her food, her raiment, and her conjugal rights, shall he not diminish.

New American Standard 1977
“If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights.

Jubilee Bible 2000
If he takes another wife, her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, he shall not diminish.

King James 2000 Bible
If he takes him another wife; her food, her clothing, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

American King James Version
If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

American Standard Version
If he take him another wife ; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if he take another wife for him, he shall provide her a marriage, and raiment, neither shall he refuse the price of her chastity.

Darby Bible Translation
If he take himself another, her food, her clothing, and her conjugal rights he shall not diminish.

English Revised Version
If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

Webster's Bible Translation
If he shall take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage shall he not diminish.

World English Bible
If he takes another wife to himself, he shall not diminish her food, her clothing, and her marital rights.

Young's Literal Translation
If another woman he take for him, her food, her covering, and her habitation, he doth not withdraw;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
21:1-11 The laws in this chapter relate to the fifth and sixth commandments; and though they differ from our times and customs, nor are they binding on us, yet they explain the moral law, and the rules of natural justice. The servant, in the state of servitude, was an emblem of that state of bondage to sin, Satan, and the law, which man is brought into by robbing God of his glory, by the transgression of his precepts. Likewise in being made free, he was an emblem of that liberty wherewith Christ, the Son of God, makes free from bondage his people, who are free indeed; and made so freely, without money and without price, of free grace.
Study Bible
Laws for Servants
9"If he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters. 10"If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights. 11"If he will not do these three things for her, then she shall go out for nothing, without payment of money.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:3
The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband.

1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not deprive one another, except by mutual consent for a limited time, so you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again, so that Satan will not tempt you through your lack of self-control.

Exodus 21:9
"If he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters.

Exodus 21:11
"If he will not do these three things for her, then she shall go out for nothing, without payment of money.
Treasury of Scripture

If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

her food. Sheairah, 'her flesh;' he shall not only afford her a sufficient quantity of food, as before, but of the same quality. She is not to be fed, like a common slave, with a sufficiency of bread, vegetables, milk, but with her customary supply of flesh, and other agreeable articles of food.

1 Corinthians 7:1-6 Now concerning the things whereof you wrote to me: It is good for …

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