Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

Bible References

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Exodus 12:44
but every man’s slave purchased with money, after you have circumcised him, then he may eat of it.
Exodus 22:3
But if the sun has risen on him, there will be bloodguiltiness on his account. He shall surely make restitution; if he owns nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.
Genesis 27:28
Now may God give you of the dew of heaven,
And of the fatness of the earth,
And an abundance of grain and new wine;
Leviticus 25:39
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.
2 Kings 4:1
Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the Lord; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.”
Nehemiah 5:1
Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.
Matthew 18:25
But since he did not have the means to repay, his lord commanded him to be sold, along with his wife and children and all that he had, and repayment to be made.
1 Corinthians 6:20
For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.

And in the

Leviticus 25:40
He shall be with you as a hired man, as if he were a sojourner; he shall serve with you until the year of jubilee.
Deuteronomy 15:1
At the end of every seven years you shall grant a remission of debts.
Deuteronomy 31:10
Then Moses commanded them, saying, “At the end of every seven years, at the time of the year of remission of debts, at the Feast of Booths,
Jeremiah 34:8
The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord after King Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people who were in Jerusalem to proclaim release to them:

General references

Exodus 21:11
If he will not do these three things for her, then she shall go out for nothing, without payment of money.
Leviticus 25:40
He shall be with you as a hired man, as if he were a sojourner; he shall serve with you until the year of jubilee.
Deuteronomy 15:1
At the end of every seven years you shall grant a remission of debts.