New American Standard Bible
'Like a man hired year by year he shall be with him; he shall not rule over him with severity in your sight.
King James Bible
And as a yearly hired servant shall he be with him: and the other shall not rule with rigour over him in thy sight.
Darby Bible Translation
As a hired servant shall he be with him year by year; his master shall not rule with rigour over him before thine eyes.
World English Bible
As a servant hired year by year shall he be with him: he shall not rule with harshness over him in your sight.
Young's Literal Translation
as an hireling, year by year, he is with him, and he doth not rule him with rigour before thine eyes.
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LibraryThe Kinsman Redeemer
'After that he is sold he may be redeemed again; one of his brethren may redeem him.'--LEV. xxv. 48. There are several of the institutions and precepts of the Mosaic legislation which, though not prophetic, nor typical, have yet remarkable correspondences with lofty Christian truth. They may be used as symbols, if only we remember that we are diverting them from their original purpose. How singularly these words lend themselves to the statement of the very central truths of Christianity--a slavery …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Day of Atonement
The Egyptians compelled the sons of Israel to labor rigorously;
'You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere your God.
and if few years remain until the year of jubilee, he shall so calculate with him. In proportion to his years he is to refund the amount for his redemption.
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