Leviticus 25:40
New International Version
They are to be treated as hired workers or temporary residents among you; they are to work for you until the Year of Jubilee.

New Living Translation
Treat him instead as a hired worker or as a temporary resident who lives with you, and he will serve you only until the Year of Jubilee.

English Standard Version
he shall be with you as a hired worker and as a sojourner. He shall serve with you until the year of the jubilee.

Berean Study Bible
Let him stay with you as a hired worker or temporary resident; he is to work for you until the Year of Jubilee.

King James Bible
But as an hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with thee, and shall serve thee unto the year of jubile:

New King James Version
As a hired servant and a sojourner he shall be with you, and shall serve you until the Year of Jubilee.

New American Standard Bible
He shall be with you as a hired worker, as if he were a foreign resident; he shall serve with you up to the year of jubilee.

NASB 1995
'He shall be with you as a hired man, as if he were a sojourner; he shall serve with you until the year of jubilee.

NASB 1977
‘He shall be with you as a hired man, as if he were a sojourner; he shall serve with you until the year of jubilee.

Amplified Bible
but he is to be with you as a hired man, as if he were a temporary resident; he shall serve with you until the Year of Jubilee,

Christian Standard Bible
Let him stay with you as a hired worker or temporary resident; he may work for you until the Year of Jubilee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let him stay with you as a hired hand or temporary resident; he may work for you until the Year of Jubilee.

American Standard Version
As a hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with thee; he shall serve with thee unto the year of jubilee:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He shall be with thee as a hireling or a sojourner, he shall work for thee till the year of release:

Contemporary English Version
Then you must treat them as servants, rather than as slaves. And in the Year of Celebration they are to be set free,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he shall be as a hireling, and a sojourner: he shall work with thee until the year of the jubilee,

English Revised Version
as an hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with thee; he shall serve with thee unto the year of jubile:

Good News Translation
They shall stay with you as hired workers and serve you until the next Year of Restoration.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He will be like a hired worker or a visitor to you. He may work with you until the year of jubilee.

International Standard Version
Instead, he is to serve with you like a hired servant or a traveler who lives with you, until the year of jubilee.

JPS Tanakh 1917
As a hired servant, and as a settler, he shall be with thee; he shall serve with thee unto the year of jubilee.

Literal Standard Version
he is as a hired worker [and] as a settler with you; he serves with you until the Year of the Jubilee—

NET Bible
He must be with you as a hired worker, as a resident foreigner; he must serve with you until the year of jubilee,

New Heart English Bible
As a hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with you; he shall serve with you until the Year of Jubilee:

World English Bible
As a hired servant, and as a temporary resident, he shall be with you; he shall serve with you until the Year of Jubilee:

Young's Literal Translation
as an hireling, as a settler, he is with thee, till the year of the jubilee he doth serve with thee, --

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Redemption of Bondmen
39If a countryman among you becomes destitute and sells himself to you, then you must not force him into slave labor. 40Let him stay with you as a hired worker or temporary resident; he is to work for you until the Year of Jubilee. 41Then he and his children are to be released, and he may return to his clan and to the property of his fathers.…

Cross References
Exodus 21:2
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.

Leviticus 25:41
Then he and his children are to be released, and he may return to his clan and to the property of his fathers.


Treasury of Scripture

But as an hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with you, and shall serve you to the year of jubilee.

Exodus 21:2,3
If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing…









(40) But as an hired servant.--The master is in all respects to treat him as one who disposes of his service for wages for a certain time, and will then be his own master again.

Shall serve thee unto the year of jubile.--Nor could he be kept beyond the year of jubile. This terminated the sale of his services just as it cancelled all the sales of landed property.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Let him stay
יִהְיֶ֣ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

with you
עִמָּ֑ךְ (‘im·māḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

as a hired worker
כְּשָׂכִ֥יר (kə·śā·ḵîr)
Preposition-k | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7916: A man at wages

or temporary resident;
כְּתוֹשָׁ֖ב (kə·ṯō·wō·šāḇ)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8453: Resident alien

he is to work
יַעֲבֹ֥ד (ya·‘ă·ḇōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave

for
עִמָּֽךְ׃ (‘im·māḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

you until
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

the Year
שְׁנַ֥ת (šə·naṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8141: A year

of Jubilee.
הַיֹּבֵ֖ל (hay·yō·ḇêl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3104: A ram, ram's horn (a wind instrument)


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