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32 Bible Verses about Slaves

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Exodus 21:32

If the ox gores a male or female slave, he must give 30 shekels of silver to the slave’s master, and the ox must be stoned.

Job 31:13

If I have dismissed the case of my male or female servants
when they made a complaint against me,

Titus 2:9

Slaves are to be submissive to their masters in everything, and to be well-pleasing, not talking back

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters to be worthy of all respect, so that God’s name and His teaching will not be blasphemed.

John 13:16

“I assure you: A slave is not greater than his master,and a messenger is not greater than the one who sent him.

John 15:20

Remember the word I spoke to you: ‘A slave is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will also keep yours.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for a disciple to become like his teacher and a slave like his master. If they called the head of the house ‘Beelzebul,’ how much more the members of his household!

Luke 17:7-8

“Which one of you having a slave tending sheep or plowing will say to him when he comes in from the field, ‘Come at once and sit down to eat’? Instead, will he not tell him, ‘Prepare something for me to eat, get ready, and serve me while I eat and drink; later you can eat and drink’?

Matthew 20:27

and whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave;

Mark 10:44

and whoever wants to be first among you must be a slave to all.

Proverbs 30:10

Don’t slander a servant to his master
or he will curse you, and you will become guilty.

Leviticus 22:11

But if a priest purchases someone with his money, that person may eat it, and those born in his house may eat his food.

Lamentations 5:8

Slaves rule over us;
no one rescues us from their hands.

Job 7:2

Like a slave he longs for shade;
like a hired man he waits for his pay.

Proverbs 30:22

a servant when he becomes king,
a fool when he is stuffed with food,

Ecclesiastes 10:7

I have seen slaves on horses,
but princes walking on the ground like slaves.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he who is called by the Lord as a slave is the Lord’s freedman. Likewise he who is called as a free man is Christ’s slave.

1 Corinthians 7:21

Were you called while a slave? It should not be a concern to you. But if you can become free, by all means take the opportunity.

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Genesis 37:36

Meanwhile, the Midianites sold Joseph in Egypt to Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh and the captain of the guard.

Genesis 37:28

When Midianite traders passed by, his brothers pulled Joseph out of the pit and sold him for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took Joseph to Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:7

“If a man is discovered kidnapping one of his Israelite brothers, whether he treats him as a slave or sells him, the kidnapper must die. You must purge the evil from you.

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