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54 Bible Verses about slavery

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Romans 6:16

Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness?

Romans 6:20

For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is the Lord's freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is Christ's slave.

Deuteronomy 28:68

"The LORD will bring you back to Egypt in ships, by the way about which I spoke to you, 'You will never see it again!' And there you will offer yourselves for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but there will be no buyer."

1 Peter 2:18

Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.

Exodus 21:6

then his master shall bring him to God, then he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him permanently.

Acts 7:6

"But God spoke to this effect, that his DESCENDANTS WOULD BE ALIENS IN A FOREIGN LAND, AND THAT THEY WOULD BE ENSLAVED AND MISTREATED FOR FOUR HUNDRED YEARS.

Deuteronomy 15:15

"You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you; therefore I command you this today.

Leviticus 25:44

'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.

Exodus 21:20

"If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished.

Jeremiah 2:14

"Is Israel a slave? Or is he a homeborn servant? Why has he become a prey?

Galatians 4:3

So also we, while we were children, were held in bondage under the elemental things of the world.

John 8:35

"The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever.

Ezra 9:9

"For we are slaves; yet in our bondage our God has not forsaken us, but has extended lovingkindness to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us reviving to raise up the house of our God, to restore its ruins and to give us a wall in Judah and Jerusalem.

Deuteronomy 23:15

"You shall not hand over to his master a slave who has escaped from his master to you.

Genesis 15:13

God said to Abram, "Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, where they will be enslaved and oppressed four hundred years.

Exodus 21:21

"If, however, he survives a day or two, no vengeance shall be taken; for he is his property.

Genesis 9:25

So he said, "Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants He shall be to his brothers."

Micah 6:4

"Indeed, I brought you up from the land of Egypt And ransomed you from the house of slavery, And I sent before you Moses, Aaron and Miriam.

Exodus 13:3

Moses said to the people, "Remember this day in which you went out from Egypt, from the house of slavery; for by a powerful hand the LORD brought you out from this place And nothing leavened shall be eaten.

Proverbs 30:22

Under a slave when he becomes king, And a fool when he is satisfied with food,

Galatians 4:23

But the son by the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise.

Leviticus 26:13

'I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt so that you would not be their slaves, and I broke the bars of your yoke and made you walk erect.

Deuteronomy 6:12

then watch yourself, that you do not forget the LORD who brought you from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Galatians 4:25

Now this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children.

Exodus 14:12

"Is this not the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, 'Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians'? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness."

Leviticus 25:46

'You may even bequeath them to your sons after you, to receive as a possession; you can use them as permanent slaves. But in respect to your countrymen, the sons of Israel, you shall not rule with severity over one another.

Proverbs 29:21

He who pampers his slave from childhood Will in the end find him to be a son.

Luke 17:9

"He does not thank the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he?

Exodus 21:5

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

Ecclesiastes 10:7

I have seen slaves riding on horses and princes walking like slaves on the land.

Topics on Slavery

Slavery, In Nt

44;16;16-21

It happened that as we were going to the place of prayer, a slave-girl having a spirit of divination met us, who was bringing her masters much profit by fortune-telling.

Slavery, In Ot

5;20;10-11

"When you approach a city to fight against it, you shall offer it terms of peace.

Slavery, Spiritual

43;8;33-36

They answered Him, "We are Abraham's descendants and have never yet been enslaved to anyone; how is it that You say, 'You will become free'?"

The Law On Slavery

2;21;2

"If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve for six years; but on the seventh he shall go out as a free man without payment.

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