Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an aul; and he shall serve him for ever.
Bore his ear
If men strive and hurt a woman with child so that she aborts but without death, he shall be surely punished according as the woman's husband will lay upon him, and he shall pay by the judges.
For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both among man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments: I am the LORD.
Moreover thou shalt consider out of all the people men of virtue, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness, and place princes over them, of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
If the thief is not found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto the judges to see whether he has put his hand unto his neighbour's goods.
Then Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baalpeor.
And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren and judge righteously between every man and his brother and the stranger that is with him.
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all the gates of thy cities, which the LORD thy God shall give thee throughout thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with just (and righteous) judgment.
then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, who shall be in those days;
1 Samuel 8:1
And it came to pass when Samuel was old that he made his sons judges over Israel.
and I will restore thy judges as at the first and thy counsellors as at the beginning; afterward thou shalt be called The city of righteousness, the faithful city.
Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they do not leave a bone for tomorrow.
Bore his ear
Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened; burnt offering and sin offering thou hast not required.
The land shall not be sold for ever, for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.
then thou shalt take an aul and thrust it through his ear unto the door, and he shall be thy slave for ever. And also unto thy maidservant thou shalt do likewise.
1 Samuel 1:22
But Hannah did not go up, for she said unto her husband, I will not go up until the child is weaned, and then I will bring him that he may be presented before the LORD and abide there for ever.
1 Samuel 27:12
And Achish believed David, saying, He is making himself abominable unto his people of Israel; therefore, he shall be my slave for ever.
1 Samuel 28:2
And David said to Achish, Surely thou shalt know what thy slave can do. And Achish said to David, Therefore, I will make thee keeper of my head all the days.
1 Kings 12:7
And they spoke unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a slave unto this people this day and wilt serve them and answer them by speaking good words unto them, then they will be thy slaves for ever.
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.