1 Corinthians 7:22
Good News Translation
For a slave who has been called by the Lord is the Lord's free person; in the same way a free person who has been called by Christ is his slave.

Contemporary English Version
When the Lord chooses slaves, they become his free people. And when he chooses free people, they become slaves of Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he that is called in the Lord, being a bondman, is the freeman of the Lord. Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of Christ.

New American Bible
For the slave called in the Lord is a freed person in the Lord, just as the free person who has been called is a slave of Christ.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For he that is called in the Lord, being a bondman, is the freeman of the Lord. Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of Christ.

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Luke 1:74,75 That being delivered from the hand of our enemies, we may serve him without fear: . . .

John 8:32-36 And you shall know the truth: and the truth shall make you free. . . .

Romans 6:18-22 Being then freed from sin, we have been made servants of justice. . . .

Galatians 5:1,13 Stand fast and be not held again under the yoke of bondage. . . .

Ephesians 6:5,6 Servants, be obedient to them that are your lords according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to Christ. . . .

Colossians 3:22-24 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh: not serving to the eye, as pleasing men: but in simplicity of heart, fearing God. . . .

Philemon 1:16 Not now as a servant, but instead of a servant, a most dear brother, especially to me. But how much more to thee, both in the flesh and in the Lord?

1 Peter 2:16 As free and not as making liberty a cloak for malice, but as the servants of God.

freeman.

1 Corinthians 9:19 For whereas I was free as to all, I made myself the servant of all, that I might gain the more.

Psalm 116:16 O Lord, for I am thy servant: I am thy servant, and the son of thy handmaid. Thou hast broken my bonds:

Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God.

1 Peter 2:16 As free and not as making liberty a cloak for malice, but as the servants of God.

2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, servant and apostle of Jesus Christ: to them that have obtained equal faith with us in the justice of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Jude 1:1 Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James: to them that are beloved in God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ and called.

Context
Live Your Calling
21Wast thou called, being a bondman? Care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather. 22For he that is called in the Lord, being a bondman, is the freeman of the Lord. Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of Christ. 23You are bought with a price: be not made the bondslaves of men.…
Cross References
John 8:32
And you shall know the truth: and the truth shall make you free.

John 8:36
If therefore the son shall make you free, you shall be free indeed.

Romans 6:22
But now being made free from sin and become servants to God, you have your fruit unto sanctification, and the end life everlasting.

1 Corinthians 7:21
Wast thou called, being a bondman? Care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.

1 Corinthians 9:21
To them that are under the law, as if I were under the law, (whereas myself was not under the law,) that I might gain them that were under the law. To them that were without the law, as if I were without the law, (whereas I was not without the law of God, but was in the law of Christ,) that I might gain them that were without the law.

Ephesians 6:6
Not serving to the eye, as it were pleasing men: but, as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.

Colossians 3:24
Knowing that you shall receive of the Lord the reward of inheritance. Serve ye the Lord Christ.

Philemon 1:16
Not now as a servant, but instead of a servant, a most dear brother, especially to me. But how much more to thee, both in the flesh and in the Lord?

1 Peter 2:16
As free and not as making liberty a cloak for malice, but as the servants of God.

Additional Translations
For he who was a slave when he was called by the Lord is the Lord’s freedman. Conversely, he who was a free man when he was called is Christ’s slave.

For the one having been called in the Lord while a slave is the Lord's freedman; likewise the one having been called while free is a slave of Christ.

For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

For he that was called in the Lord being a bondservant, is the Lord's freedman: likewise he that was called being free, is Christ's bondservant.

For the bondman that is called in [the] Lord is the Lord's freedman; in like manner [also] the freeman being called is Christ's bondman.

For he that was called in the Lord, being a bondservant, is the Lord's freedman: likewise he that was called, being free, is Christ's bondservant.

For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's free-man: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

For a Christian, if he was a slave when called, is the Lord's freed man, and in the same way a free man, if called, becomes the slave of Christ.

For he who was called in the Lord being a bondservant is the Lord's free man. Likewise he who was called being free is Christ's bondservant.

for he who is in the Lord -- having been called a servant -- is the Lord's freedman: in like manner also he the freeman, having been called, is servant of Christ:
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