Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'As for your male and female slaves whom you may have--you may acquire male and female slaves from the pagan nations that are around you.

King James Version

Both thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, which thou shalt have, shall be of the heathen that are round about you; of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondmaids.

Holman Bible

Your male and female slaves are to be from the nations around you; you may purchase male and female slaves.

International Standard Version

"As for your male and maid slaves who will be with you, you may buy male and female slaves from among the nations.

A Conservative Version

And as for thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, whom thou shall have, from the nations that are round about you, ye shall buy bondmen and bondmaids from them.

American Standard Version

And as for thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, whom thou shalt have; of the nations that are round about you, of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondmaids.

Amplified

As for your bondmen and your bondmaids whom you may have, they shall be from the nations round about you, of whom you may buy bondmen and bondmaids.

Bible in Basic English

But you may get servants as property from among the nations round about; from them you may take men-servants and women-servants.

Darby Translation

And as for thy bondman and thy handmaid whom thou shalt have of the nations that are round about you, of them shall ye buy bondmen and handmaids.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Both thy menslaves and thy maidslaves, which thou shalt have, shall be of the Gentiles that are round about you; of them shall ye buy slaves.

Julia Smith Translation

And thy servant and thy maid which shall be to thee, from the nations which are round about you, from them ye shall buy servant and maid.

King James 2000

Both your male and female slaves, whom you shall have, shall be of the nations that are round about you; of them shall you buy male and female slaves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'As for your slave and your slave woman who are yours, from the nations that [are] all around you, from them you may buy a slave or a slave woman.

Modern King James verseion

Both your male slaves, and your female slaves whom you shall have, shall be of the nations that are all around you. You shall buy male slaves and female slaves from them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'If thou wilt have bondservants and maidens, thou shalt buy them of the heathen that are round about you,

NET Bible

"'As for your male and female slaves who may belong to you -- you may buy male and female slaves from the nations all around you.

New Heart English Bible

"'As for your male and your female slaves, whom you may have; of the nations that are around you, from them you may buy male and female slaves.

The Emphasized Bible

And as for thy bondman and thy bond-maid which thou shalt have, of the nations that are round about you - from them, may ye buy bondman and bond-maid.

Webster

Both thy bond-men, and thy bond-maids, which thou shalt have, shall be of the heathen that are around you; of them shall ye buy bond-men and bond-maids.

World English Bible

"'As for your male and your female slaves, whom you may have; of the nations that are around you, from them you may buy male and female slaves.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thy man-servant and thy handmaid whom thou hast are of the nations who are round about you; of them ye buy man-servant and handmaid,

Interlinear

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

אמה 
'amah 
Usage: 56

which thou shalt have, shall be of the heathen
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

you of them shall ye buy
קנה 
Qanah 
Usage: 84

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

Context Readings

Kindness For Poor Brothers

43 'You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere your God. 44 'As for your male and female slaves whom you may have--you may acquire male and female slaves from the pagan nations that are around you. 45 'Then, too, it is out of the sons of the sojourners who live as aliens among you that you may gain acquisition, and out of their families who are with you, whom they will have produced in your land; they also may become your possession.



Cross References

Exodus 12:44

but every man's slave purchased with money, after you have circumcised him, then he may eat of it.

Psalm 2:8-9

'Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.

Isaiah 14:1-2

When the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and again choose Israel, and settle them in their own land, then strangers will join them and attach themselves to the house of Jacob.

Revelation 2:26-27

'He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds until the end, TO HIM I WILL GIVE AUTHORITY OVER THE NATIONS;

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