Exodus 21:7
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
"When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are.

King James Bible
And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do.

Darby Bible Translation
And if a man shall sell his daughter as a handmaid, she shall not go out as the bondmen go out.

World English Bible
"If a man sells his daughter to be a female servant, she shall not go out as the male servants do.

Young's Literal Translation
'And when a man selleth his daughter for a handmaid, she doth not go out according to the going out of the men-servants;

Exodus 21:7 Parallel
Commentary
Exodus 21:7 Parallel Commentaries
Library
The Sermon on the Mount - the Kingdom of Christ and Rabbinic Teaching.
It was probably on one of those mountain-ranges, which stretch to the north of Capernaum, that Jesus had spent the night of lonely prayer, which preceded the designation of the twelve to the Apostolate. As the soft spring morning broke, He called up those who had learned to follow Him, and from among them chose the twelve, who were to be His Ambassadors and Representatives. [2500] [2501] But already the early light had guided the eager multitude which, from all parts, had come to the broad level
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Deputation from Jerusalem - the Three Sects of the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes - Examination of their Distinctive Doctrines.
APART from the repulsively carnal form which it had taken, there is something absolutely sublime in the continuance and intensity of the Jewish expectation of the Messiah. It outlived not only the delay of long centuries, but the persecutions and scattering of the people; it continued under the disappointment of the Maccabees, the rule of a Herod, the administration of a corrupt and contemptible Priesthood, and, finally, the government of Rome as represented by a Pilate; nay, it grew in intensity
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Sixth Commandment
Thou shalt not kill.' Exod 20: 13. In this commandment is a sin forbidden, which is murder, Thou shalt not kill,' and a duty implied, which is, to preserve our own life, and the life of others. The sin forbidden is murder: Thou shalt not kill.' Here two things are to be understood, the not injuring another, nor ourselves. I. The not injuring another. [1] We must not injure another in his name. A good name is a precious balsam.' It is a great cruelty to murder a man in his name. We injure others in
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

That Deep Things Ought not to be Preached at all to Weak Souls.
But the preacher should know how to avoid drawing the mind of his hearer beyond its strength, lest, so to speak, the string of the soul, when stretched more than it can bear, should be broken. For all deep things should be covered up before a multitude of hearers, and scarcely opened to a few. For hence the Truth in person says, Who, thinkest thou, is the faithful and wise steward, whom his Lord has appointed over his household, to give them their measure of wheat in due season? (Luke xii. 42).
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Exodus 21:2
"If you buy a Hebrew slave, he may serve for no more than six years. Set him free in the seventh year, and he will owe you nothing for his freedom.

Exodus 21:3
If he was single when he became your slave, he shall leave single. But if he was married before he became a slave, then his wife must be freed with him.

Exodus 21:6
If he does this, his master must present him before God. Then his master must take him to the door or doorpost and publicly pierce his ear with an awl. After that, the slave will serve his master for life.

Exodus 21:8
If she does not satisfy her owner, he must allow her to be bought back again. But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her.

Nehemiah 5:5
We belong to the same family as those who are wealthy, and our children are just like theirs. Yet we must sell our children into slavery just to get enough money to live. We have already sold some of our daughters, and we are helpless to do anything about it, for our fields and vineyards are already mortgaged to others."

Jump to Previous
Bondmen Daughter Depart Female Free Gives Handmaid Maidservant Maid-Servant Male Menservants Men-Servants Price Sell Selleth Sells Servant Servants Slave Slaves
Jump to Next
Bondmen Daughter Depart Female Free Gives Handmaid Maidservant Maid-Servant Male Menservants Men-Servants Price Sell Selleth Sells Servant Servants Slave Slaves
Links
Exodus 21:7 NIV
Exodus 21:7 NLT
Exodus 21:7 ESV
Exodus 21:7 NASB
Exodus 21:7 KJV

Exodus 21:7 Bible Apps
Exodus 21:7 Biblia Paralela
Exodus 21:7 Chinese Bible
Exodus 21:7 French Bible
Exodus 21:7 German Bible

Exodus 21:7 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Exodus 21:6
Top of Page
Top of Page