Deuteronomy 23:15
Good News Translation
"If slaves run away from their owners and come to you for protection, do not send them back.

Contemporary English Version
When runaway slaves from other countries come to Israel and ask for protection, you must not hand them back to their owners.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not deliver to his master the servant that is fled to thee.

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Thou shalt not deliver to his master the servant that is fled to thee.

1 Samuel 30:15 And David said to him: Canst thou bring me to this company? and he said: Swear to me by God, that thou wilt not kill me, nor deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will bring thee to this company. And David swore to him.

Obadiah 1:14 Neither shalt thou enter into the gate of my people in the day of their ruin: neither shalt thou also look on in his evils in the day of his calamity: and thou shalt not be sent out against his army in the day of his desolation.

Context
Miscellaneous Laws
15Thou shalt not deliver to his master the servant that is fled to thee.16He shall dwell with thee in the place that shall please him, and shall rest in one of thy cities: give him no trouble.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 30:15
And David said to him: Canst thou bring me to this company? and he said: Swear to me by God, that thou wilt not kill me, nor deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will bring thee to this company. And David swore to him.

Deuteronomy 23:16
He shall dwell with thee in the place that shall please him, and shall rest in one of thy cities: give him no trouble.

Additional Translations
Do not return a slave to his master if he has taken refuge with you.You shall not deliver to his master the servant which is escaped from his master to you:

Thou shalt not deliver unto his master a servant that is escaped from his master unto thee:

Thou shalt not deliver a servant to his master, who coming from his master attaches himself to thee.

Thou shalt not hand over to his master a bondman that hath escaped from his master unto thee:

Thou shalt not deliver unto his master a servant which is escaped from his master unto thee:

Thou shalt not deliver to his master the servant who hath escaped from his master to thee:

You shall not deliver to his master a servant who is escaped from his master to you:

'Thou dost not shut up a servant unto his lord, who is delivered unto thee from his lord;
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