For 20 years I have worked in your household—14 years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks—and you have changed my wages 10 times!
“When you buy a Hebrew slave, he is to serve for six years; then in the seventh he is to leave as a free man without paying anything.
“If your fellow Hebrew, a man or woman, is sold to you and serves you six years, you must set him free in the seventh year.
Do not regard it as a hardship when you set him free, because he worked for you six years—worth twice the wages of a hired hand. Then the Lord your God will bless you in everything you do.
At the end of seven years, each of you must free his Hebrew brother who sold himself to you. He may serve you six years, but then you must send him out free from you. But your ancestors did not obey Me or pay any attention.
“Sow your land for six years and gather its produce.
You may sow your field for six years, and you may prune your vineyard and gather its produce for six years.
Jephthah judged Israel six years, and when he died, he was buried in one of the cities of Gilead.
1 Kings 16:23
In the thirty-first year of Judah’s King Asa, Omri became king over Israel and reigned 12 years. He reigned six years in Tirzah,
2 Kings 11:3
Joash was in hiding with Jehosheba in the Lord’s temple six years while Athaliah ruled over the land.
He said to me, “For 2,300 evenings and mornings; then the sanctuary will be restored.”
2 Chronicles 22:12
While Athaliah ruled over the land, he was hiding with them in God’s temple six years.