Parallel Verses

Amplified

But if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go free,

New American Standard Bible

"But if the slave plainly says, 'I love my master, my wife and my children; I will not go out as a free man,'

King James Version

And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free:

Holman Bible

“But if the slave declares: ‘I love my master, my wife, and my children; I do not want to leave as a free man,’

International Standard Version

But if the servant, in fact, says, "I love my master, my wife, and my children, and I won't go out a free man,'

A Conservative Version

But if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my sons, I will not go out free,

American Standard Version

But if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free:

Bible in Basic English

But if the servant says clearly, My master and my wife and children are dear to me; I have no desire to be free:

Darby Translation

But if the bondman shall say distinctly, I love my master, my wife, and my children, I will not go free;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if the slave shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free.

Julia Smith Translation

And if saying, the servant shall say, I loved my lord, my wife and my sons; I will not go forth free:

King James 2000

And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if the slave explicitly says, "I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free,"

Modern King James verseion

And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my sons. I do not want to go out free

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But and if the servant say, 'I love my master and my wife and my children, I will not go out free.'

NET Bible

But if the servant should declare, 'I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free,'

New Heart English Bible

But if the servant shall plainly say, 'I love my master, my wife, and my children. I will not go out free;'

The Emphasized Bible

But, if the servant shall plainly say, I love my lord, and my wife and my sons, - I will not go out free,

Webster

And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not depart free:

World English Bible

But if the servant shall plainly say, 'I love my master, my wife, and my children. I will not go out free;'

Youngs Literal Translation

And if the servant really say: I have loved my lord, my wife, and my sons -- I do not go out free;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if the servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

I love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

my master
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

my wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

I will not go out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

Context Readings

Laws About Slaves

4 If his master has given him a wife and she has borne him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out [of your service] alone. 5 But if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go free, 6 Then his master shall bring him to God [the judges as His agents]; he shall bring him to the door or doorpost and shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him for life.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:16-17

But if the servant says to you, I will not go away from you, because he loves you and your household, since he does well with you,

Isaiah 26:13

O Lord, our God, other masters besides You have ruled over us, but we will acknowledge and mention Your name only.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls and urges and impels us, because we are of the opinion and conviction that [if] One died for all, then all died;

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