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54 Bible Verses about slavery
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Bondmen, obey masters according to flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as to the Christ;
Know ye not that to whom ye yield yourselves bondmen for obedience, ye are bondmen to him whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
So thou art no longer bondman, but son; but if son, heir also through God.
For the bondman that is called in the Lord is the Lord's freedman; in like manner also the freeman being called is Christ's bondman.
And Jehovah will bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I said unto thee, Thou shalt see it again no more; and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and there shall be no man to buy you.
There is no Jew nor Greek; there is no bondman nor freeman; there is no male and female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus:
Servants, be subject with all fear to your masters, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the ill-tempered.
The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.
then his master shall bring him before the judges, and shall bring him to the door, or to the door-post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall be his bondman for ever.
For ye have not received a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
If thou buy a Hebrew bondman, six years shall he serve; and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.
Now I say, As long as the heir is a child, he differs nothing from a bondman, though he be lord of all;
Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Every one that practises sin is the bondman of sin.
And, masters, do the same things towards them, giving up threatening, knowing that both their and your Master is in heaven, and there is no acceptance of persons with him.
For we are bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us before the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God and to repair the ruins thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.
knowing that whatever good each shall do, this he shall receive of the Lord, whether bond or free.
and might set free all those who through fear of death through the whole of their life were subject to bondage.
And he said to Abram, Know assuredly that thy seed will be a sojourner in a land that is not theirs, and they shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years.
And he said, Cursed be Canaan; Let him be a bondman of bondmen to his brethren.
For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee out of the house of bondage; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
Christ has set us free in freedom; stand fast therefore, and be not held again in a yoke of bondage.
And Moses said to the people, Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage; for with a powerful hand hath Jehovah brought you out from this; and nothing leavened shall be eaten.
I am Jehovah your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you walk upright.
promising them liberty, while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by whom a man is subdued, by him is he also brought into slavery.
Is not this what we told thee in Egypt, when we said, Let us alone, and we will serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.
as free, and not as having liberty as a cloak of malice, but as God's bondmen.
And a woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried to Elisha saying, Thy servant my husband is dead, and thou knowest that thy servant feared Jehovah; and the creditor is come to take my two children to be bondmen.
Masters, give to bondmen what is just and fair, knowing that ye also have a Master in the heavens.
But I buffet my body, and lead it captive, lest after having preached to others I should be myself rejected.