If you buy a Hebrew servant, he is to serve you for six years. But in the seventh year, he shall go free without paying anything.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 18:25
Since the man was unable to pay, the master ordered that he be sold to pay his debt, along with his wife and children and everything he owned.
If he arrived alone, he is to leave alone; if he arrived with a wife, she is to leave with him.
And if a man sells his daughter as a servant, she is not to go free as the menservants do.
If a countryman among you becomes destitute and sells himself to you, you must not force him into slave labor.
Let him stay with you as a hired worker or temporary resident; he is to work for you until the Year of Jubilee.
If a fellow Hebrew, a man or a woman, sells himself to you and serves you six years, in the seventh year you must set him free.
After King Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people in Jerusalem to proclaim liberty, the word came to Jeremiah from the LORD
Every seventh year, each of you must free his Hebrew brother who has sold himself to you. He may serve you six years, but then you must let him go free. But your fathers did not listen or incline their ear.
Chapter Outline1. Laws for men servants
5. For the servant whose ear is bored
7. For women servants
12. For manslaughter
16. For kidnappers
17. For cursers of parents
18. For smiters
22. For a hurt by chance
28. For an ox that gores
33. For him who is an occasion of harm
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Genesis 27:28, 36
Leviticus 25:39-41, 44
2 Kings 4:1
Nehemiah 5:1-5, 8
1 Corinthians 6:20
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Leviticus 25:40-43, 45
Deuteronomy 15:1, 12-15, 18
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