New Living Translation
"When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are.
King James Bible
And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do.
Darby Bible Translation
And if a man shall sell his daughter as a handmaid, she shall not go out as the bondmen go out.
World English Bible
"If a man sells his daughter to be a female servant, she shall not go out as the male servants do.
Young's Literal Translation
'And when a man selleth his daughter for a handmaid, she doth not go out according to the going out of the men-servants;
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LibraryThe Sermon on the Mount - the Kingdom of Christ and Rabbinic Teaching.
It was probably on one of those mountain-ranges, which stretch to the north of Capernaum, that Jesus had spent the night of lonely prayer, which preceded the designation of the twelve to the Apostolate. As the soft spring morning broke, He called up those who had learned to follow Him, and from among them chose the twelve, who were to be His Ambassadors and Representatives.   But already the early light had guided the eager multitude which, from all parts, had come to the broad level …
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"If you buy a Hebrew slave, he may serve for no more than six years. Set him free in the seventh year, and he will owe you nothing for his freedom.
If he was single when he became your slave, he shall leave single. But if he was married before he became a slave, then his wife must be freed with him.
If he does this, his master must present him before God. Then his master must take him to the door or doorpost and publicly pierce his ear with an awl. After that, the slave will serve his master for life.
If she does not satisfy her owner, he must allow her to be bought back again. But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her.
We belong to the same family as those who are wealthy, and our children are just like theirs. Yet we must sell our children into slavery just to get enough money to live. We have already sold some of our daughters, and we are helpless to do anything about it, for our fields and vineyards are already mortgaged to others."
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