Exodus 21:9
New International Version
If he selects her for his son, he must grant her the rights of a daughter.

New Living Translation
But if the slave’s owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave but as a daughter.

English Standard Version
If he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her as with a daughter.

Berean Study Bible
And if he chooses her for his son, he must deal with her as with a daughter.

King James Bible
And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

New King James Version
And if he has betrothed her to his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters.

New American Standard Bible
And if he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters.

NASB 1995
"If he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters.

NASB 1977
“And if he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters.

Amplified Bible
If her master chooses her [as a wife] for his son, he shall act toward her as if she were legally his daughter.

Christian Standard Bible
Or if he chooses her for his son, he must deal with her according to the customary treatment of daughters.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Or if he chooses her for his son, he must deal with her according to the customary treatment of daughters.

American Standard Version
And if he espouse her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if he will take her for his son, he shall do for her according to the Law of what is done to a daughter.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if he should have betrothed her to his son, he shall do to her according to the right of daughters.

Contemporary English Version
If he selects her as a wife for his son, he must treat her as his own daughter.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if he have betrothed her to his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

English Revised Version
And if he espouse her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

Good News Translation
If a man buys a female slave to give to his son, he is to treat her like a daughter.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if he has chosen her for his son, he must treat her like a daughter.

International Standard Version
If he has selected her for his son, he is to treat her according to the ordinance for daughters.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if he espouse her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

Literal Standard Version
And if he betroths her to his son, he does to her according to the right of daughters.

NET Bible
If he designated her for his son, then he will deal with her according to the customary rights of daughters.

New Heart English Bible
If he marries her to his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

World English Bible
If he marries her to his son, he shall deal with her as a daughter.

Young's Literal Translation
'And if to his son he betroth her, according to the right of daughters he doth to her.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Laws for Servants
8If she is displeasing in the eyes of her master who had designated her for himself, he must allow her to be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners, since he has broken faith with her. 9And if he chooses her for his son, he must deal with her as with a daughter. 10If he takes another wife, he must not reduce the food, clothing, or marital rights of his first wife.…

Cross References
Exodus 21:8
If she is displeasing in the eyes of her master who had designated her for himself, he must allow her to be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners, since he has broken faith with her.

Exodus 21:10
If he takes another wife, he must not reduce the food, clothing, or marital rights of his first wife.


Treasury of Scripture

And if he have betrothed her to his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

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Verse 9. - And if he hath betrothed her unto his son. A man might have bought the maiden for this object, or finding himself not pleased with her (ver. 8), might have made his son take his place as her husband. In this case but one course was allowed - he must give her the status of a daughter thenceforth in his family.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And if
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

he chooses her
יִֽיעָדֶ֑נָּה (yî·‘ā·ḏen·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3259: To fix upon, to meet, to summon, to direct, to engage

for his son,
לִבְנ֖וֹ (liḇ·nōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

he must deal
יַעֲשֶׂה־ (ya·‘ă·śeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

with her as with
כְּמִשְׁפַּ֥ט (kə·miš·paṭ)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

a daughter.
הַבָּנ֖וֹת (hab·bā·nō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 1323: A daughter


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