Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If your kinsman, a Hebrew man or woman, is sold to you, then he shall serve you six years, but in the seventh year you shall set him free.

King James Version

And if thy brother, an Hebrew man, or an Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.

Holman Bible

"If your fellow Hebrew, a man or woman, is sold to you and serves you six years, you must set him free in the seventh year.

International Standard Version

"When a fellow Hebrew male or female slave is sold to you and serves you for six years, then in the seventh year you are to set them free.

A Conservative Version

If thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, is sold to thee, and serves thee six years, then in the seventh year thou shall let him go free from thee.

American Standard Version

If thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.

Amplified

And if your brother, a Hebrew man or a Hebrew woman, is sold to you and serves you six years, then in the seventh year you shall let him go free from you.

Bible in Basic English

If one of your countrymen, a Hebrew man or woman, becomes your servant for a price and does work for you six years, in the seventh year let him go free.

Darby Translation

If thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, have been sold unto thee, he shall serve thee six years, and in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, is sold unto thee and serves thee six years, then in the seventh year thou shalt send him forth from thee free.

Julia Smith Translation

When thy brother a Hebrew, or Hebrewess, shall be sold to thee, and serving thee six years; in the seventh year thou shalt send him away free from thee.

King James 2000

And if your brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto you, and serve you six years; then in the seventh year you shall let him go free from you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If your relative who is a Hebrew man or a Hebrew woman is sold to you, and [he or she] has served you six years, then in the seventh year you shall send that person [out] {free}.

Modern King James verseion

If your brother, a Hebrew man or a Hebrew woman, is sold to you and serves you six years, then in the seventh year you shall let him go free from you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thy brother, an Hebrew, sell himself to thee, or an Hebrewess, he shall serve thee six years and the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.

NET Bible

If your fellow Hebrew -- whether male or female -- is sold to you and serves you for six years, then in the seventh year you must let that servant go free.

New Heart English Bible

If your brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, is sold to you, and serves you six years; then in the seventh year you shall let him go free from you.

The Emphasized Bible

When thy brother a Hebrew man (or a Hebrew woman) selleth himself unto thee, then shall he serve thee six years, - and in the seventh year, shalt thou let him go out free from thee;

Webster

And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, shall be sold to thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.

World English Bible

If your brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, is sold to you, and serves you six years; then in the seventh year you shall let him go free from you.

Youngs Literal Translation

When thy brother is sold to thee, a Hebrew or a Hebrewess, and he hath served thee six years -- then in the seventh year thou dost send him away free from thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עברי 
`Ibriy 
Usage: 34

or an Hebrew woman
עברי 
`Ibriy 
Usage: 34

be sold
מכר 
Makar 
Usage: 80

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

שׁשּׁה שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 215

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

then in the seventh
שׁבעי שׁביעי 
Sh@biy`iy 
Usage: 98

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

thou shalt let him go
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

חפשׁי 
Chophshiy 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

11 "For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.' 12 "If your kinsman, a Hebrew man or woman, is sold to you, then he shall serve you six years, but in the seventh year you shall set him free. 13 "When you set him free, you shall not send him away empty-handed.



Cross References

Jeremiah 34:14

"At the end of seven years each of you shall set free his Hebrew brother who has been sold to you and has served you six years, you shall send him out free from you; but your forefathers did not obey Me or incline their ear to Me.

Leviticus 25:39-41

'If a countryman of yours becomes so poor with regard to you that he sells himself to you, you shall not subject him to a slave's service.

Exodus 21:2-6

"If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve for six years; but on the seventh he shall go out as a free man without payment.

Deuteronomy 15:1

"At the end of every seven years you shall grant a remission of debts.

John 8:35-36

"The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever.



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