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54 Bible Verses about slavery

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Romans 6:16

Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

Romans 6:20

For when you were slaves of sin, you were "free" as far as righteousness was concerned.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For the slave who has been called to belong to the Lord is the Lord's free person. In the same way, the free person who has been called is the Messiah's slave.

Deuteronomy 28:68

Finally, the LORD will bring you back to Egypt by ship, a place that I said you'd never see again. There you'll try to sell yourselves to your enemies as male and female slaves, but no one will buy you."

1 Peter 2:18

You household servants must submit yourselves to your masters out of respect, not only to those who are kind and fair, but also to those who are unjust.

Exodus 21:6

then his master is to bring him before the judges and he is to bring him to the door or to the doorpost. His master is to pierce his ear with an awl, and he is to serve him permanently.

Acts 7:6

"This is what God promised: His descendants would be strangers in a foreign country, and its people would enslave them and oppress them for 400 years.

Deuteronomy 15:15

Don't ever forget that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, yet the LORD your God redeemed you. Therefore, I'm giving you these commands today.

Leviticus 25:44

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

Exodus 21:20

"If a man strikes his male or female servant with a stick and he or she dies as a direct result, the master must be punished.

Jeremiah 2:14

"Is Israel a slave, or was he born a servant? Why then has he become plunder?

1 Corinthians 7:21

Were you a slave when you were called? Do not let that bother you. Of course, if you have a chance to become free, take advantage of the opportunity.

Galatians 4:3

It was the same way with us. While we were children, we were slaves to the basic principles of the world.

John 8:35

The slave does not remain in the household forever, but the son does remain forever.

Ezra 9:9

Even though we are slaves, our God has not abandoned us in our slavery. Instead, he has extended gracious love to us in the presence of the kings of Persia, to grant us revival, to set up the Temple of our God, to repair its damage, and to give us a protective wall for Judah and Jerusalem.

Deuteronomy 23:15

"Don't hand over a slave who escaped from his master when he runs to you.

Genesis 15:13

Then the LORD told Abram, "You can be certain about this: Your descendants will be foreigners in a land that isn't theirs. They will be slaves there and will be oppressed for 400 years.

Exodus 21:21

But if the servant survives a day or two, the master is not to be punished because the servant is his property.

Genesis 9:25

he said, "Canaan is cursed! He will be the lowest of slaves to his relatives."

Micah 6:4

For I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and ransomed you from the house of slavery, sending Moses, Aaron, and Miriam into your presence.

Exodus 13:3

Then Moses told the people, "Remember this day on which you came out of Egypt, from the house of bondage, because the LORD brought you out from this place with a strong show of force. Moreover, nothing leavened is to be eaten.

Proverbs 30:22

Under a slave when he becomes a king, a fool when he is overfed,

Galatians 4:23

Now the slave woman's son was conceived through human means, while the free woman's son was conceived through divine promise.

Leviticus 26:13

I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt so that you will no longer be their slaves, since I've broken their oppressive yoke upon you to make you walk upright."

Deuteronomy 6:12

be careful not to forget the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and slavery.

Galatians 4:25

Now Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to present-day Jerusalem, because she is in slavery along with her children.

Exodus 14:12

Is this not what we told you in Egypt, when we said, "Leave us alone!' and "Let us serve the Egyptians!'? Indeed, it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!"

2 Kings 4:1

Now there happened to be a certain woman who had been the wife of a member of the Guild of Prophets. She cried out to Elisha, "My husband who served you has died, and you know that your servant feared the LORD. But a creditor has come to take away my children into indentured servitude!"

Leviticus 25:46

You may give them as inherited property to your children after you, to own as properties in perpetuity. You may make bond slaves of them, but no one is to rule over his fellow Israeli with harshness.

Proverbs 29:21

If you pamper a servant from his childhood, later on he'll become ungrateful.

Luke 17:9

He doesn't praise the servant for doing what was commanded, does he?

1 Corinthians 9:27

No, I keep on disciplining my body, making it serve me so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not somehow be disqualified.

Exodus 21:5

But if the servant, in fact, says, "I love my master, my wife, and my children, and I won't go out a free man,'

Ecclesiastes 10:7

And I have observed servants riding on horses, while princes walk on the ground like servants.

Topics on Slavery

Slavery, In Nt

44;16;16-21

Once, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave girl who had a spirit of fortune-telling and who had brought her owners a great deal of money by predicting the future.

Slavery, In Ot

5;20;10-11

"When you approach a city to wage war against it, extend terms of peace.

Slavery, Spiritual

43;8;33-36

They replied to him, "We are Abraham's descendants and have never been slaves to anybody. So how can you say, "You will be set free'?"

The Law On Slavery

2;21;2

"When you acquire a Hebrew servant, he is to serve for six years, and in the seventh he is to go out a free man without paying anything.

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