New International Version
They are to be treated as workers hired from year to year; you must see to it that those to whom they owe service do not rule over them ruthlessly.
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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'The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is Mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with Me.' --LEV. xxv. 23. The singular institution of the Jubilee year had more than one purpose. As a social and economical arrangement it tended to prevent the extremes of wealth and poverty. Every fiftieth year the land was to revert to its original owners, the lineal descendants of those who had 'come in with the conqueror,' Joshua. Debts were to be remitted, slaves emancipated, and so the mountains …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Boniface viii Ad 1294-1303.
and worked them ruthlessly.
Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.
If only a few years remain until the Year of Jubilee, they are to compute that and pay for their redemption accordingly.
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