Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee:

We cannot suppose that this law required the israelites to entertain slaves who had robbed their masters, or left their service without cause; but such only as were cruelly treated, and fled to them for protection, especially from the neighbouring nations

Bible References

We cannot suppose that this law required the israelites to entertain slaves who had robbed their masters, or left their service without cause; but such only as were cruelly treated, and fled to them for protection, especially from the neighbouring nations

1 Samuel 30:15
And David said unto him, Wilt thou bring me down unto this troop? And he said - Swear unto me by God, that thou wilt not put me to death, neither wilt thou surrender me into the hand of my lord, and I will bring thee down unto this troop.
Obadiah 1:14
Neither do thou stand at the parting of the way, to cut off his fugitives, - neither do thou deliver up his survivors - in the day of distress.
Philemon 1:10
I exhort thee concerning my own child, whom I have begotten in my bonds, - Onesimus: