Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
At the end of every seven years you shall grant a remission of debts.
“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.
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.
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.
The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever.