1 Corinthians 9:27
Instead, I discipline my body and bring it under strict control, so that after preaching to others, I myself will not be disqualified.
The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.
Your male and female slaves are to be from the nations around you; you may purchase male and female slaves.
You may also purchase them from the foreigners staying with you, or from their families living among you—those born in your land. These may become your property.
The steward replied, “What you have said is right, but only the one who is found to have it will be my slave, and the rest of you will be blameless.”
2 Corinthians 11:20
In fact, you put up with it if someone enslaves you, if someone devours you, if someone captures you, if someone dominates you, or if someone hits you in the face.
For my people and I have been sold out to destruction, death, and extermination. If we had merely been sold as male and female slaves, I would have kept silent. Indeed, the trouble wouldn’t be worth burdening the king.”
These things are illustrations, for the women represent the two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai and bears children into slavery—this is Hagar.
After a long time, the king of Egypt died. The Israelites groaned because of their difficult labor, and they cried out; and their cry for help ascended to God because of the difficult labor.
Afterward, however, they changed their minds and took back their male and female slaves they had freed and forced them to become slaves again.
But you have changed your minds and profaned My name. Each has taken back his male and female slaves who had been freed to go wherever they wanted, and you have again subjugated them to be your slaves.
They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.