Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Since poor people won't cease to exist in the land, therefore I'm commanding you: Be sure to be generous to your poor and needy relatives in your land." 12 "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. 13 But when you set them free, don't send them away empty-handed.



Cross References

Jeremiah 34:14

"At the end of seven years, each of you is to set free your fellow Hebrew who has sold himself to you and has served you for six years. You are to send him out from you with no further obligation." But your ancestors didn't obey me or pay attention.

Leviticus 25:39-41

"If your brother with you becomes so poor that he sells himself to you, you are not to make him serve like a bond slave.

Exodus 21:2-6

"When you acquire a Hebrew servant, he is to serve for six years, and in the seventh he is to go out a free man without paying anything.

Deuteronomy 15:1

"You must cancel your debts at the end of every seventh year.

John 8:35-36

The slave does not remain in the household forever, but the son does remain forever.



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