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32 Bible Verses about Slaves

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Exodus 21:32

"If the ox gores a male or female servant, the owner is to give 30 shekels of silver to the servant's master, and the ox is to be stoned.

Job 31:13

"If I've refused to help my male and female servants when they complain against me,

Titus 2:9

Slaves are to submit to their masters in everything, aiming to please them and not argue with them

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke of slavery should regard their own masters as deserving of the highest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be discredited.

John 13:16

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, a servant isn't greater than his master, and a messenger isn't greater than the one who sent him.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for a disciple to be like his teacher and a slave to be like his master. If they have called the head of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they do the same to those of his household!"

Luke 17:7-8

"Suppose a man among you has a servant plowing or watching sheep. Would he say to him when he comes in from the field, "Come at once and have something to eat'? Of course not. Instead, he would say to him, "Get dinner ready for me, and put on your apron and wait on me until I eat and drink. Then 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 everyone,

Proverbs 30:10

Don't lie about a servant to his master, or that servant will curse you and you will pay for it.

Leviticus 22:11

If a priest acquires a slave as property with his own money, he may eat with him. Those who were born in his house may eat his food.

Lamentations 5:8

Slaves rule over us, and no one delivers us from their control.

Job 7:2

I'm like a servant who longs for the shade, like a hired laborer who is looking for his wages.

Proverbs 30:22

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

Ecclesiastes 10:7

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

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.

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.

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Genesis 37:36

Meanwhile, down in Egypt, the Midianites sold Joseph to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh's court officials, who was also Commander-in-Chief of the imperial guards.

Genesis 37:28

So Judah's brothers listened to him. As the Midianite merchants were passing through, they extracted Joseph from the cistern and sold Joseph for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who then took Joseph down to Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:7

"If a man is found kidnapping his relative, a fellow Israeli, and mistreats or sells him, that kidnapper must die. By doing this, you will remove this evil from among you.

Topics on Slaves

Groups Of Slaves

1;12;16

He treated Abram well because of her, so Abram acquired sheep, oxen, male and female donkeys, male and female servants, and camels.

Making Slaves

46;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.

People Freeing Slaves

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.

Slaves Of God

55;2;24

A servant of the Lord must not argue. Instead, he must be kind to everyone, teachable, willing to suffer wrong,

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