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32 Bible Verses about Slaves

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Exodus 21:32

If the ox gores a male slave or a female slave, he will give thirty shekels of silver to his master, and the ox will be stoned.

Job 31:13

"If I have rejected my male or female slave's case when their complaint [was] against me,

Titus 2:9

Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back,

1 Timothy 6:1

All those who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, lest the name of God and the teaching be slandered.

Matthew 10:24

"A disciple is not superior to his teacher, nor a slave superior to his master.

John 13:16

Truly, truly I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor a messenger greater than the one who sent him.

John 15:20

Remember the word that I said 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 keep yours also.

Matthew 10:25

[It is] enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more the members of his household?

Luke 17:7-8

"And which of you who has a slave plowing or shepherding [sheep] who comes in from the field will say to him, 'Come here at once [and] recline at the table'? Will he not rather say to him, 'Prepare something that I may eat, and dress yourself to serve me while I eat and drink, and after these [things] you will eat and drink.'

Matthew 20:27

and whoever wants to be most prominent among you must be your slave--

Mark 10:44

and whoever wants to be most prominent among you must be the slave of all.

Proverbs 30:10

Do not slander a servant to his master, or else he will curse you and you will be guilty.

Leviticus 22:11

But a priest, if [with] his money he buys a person [as] {his possession}, that one may eat it, and the descendants of his house themselves may eat his food.

Lamentations 5:8

Slaves rule over us; there is no one to deliver us from their hand.

Job 7:2

Like a slave he longs for [the] shadow, and like a laborer he waits for his wages.

Proverbs 30:22

under a slave when he becomes king, and a fool when he is satisfied [with] food;

Ecclesiastes 10:7

I have even seen slaves [riding] on horses and princes walking like slaves on the earth!

1 Corinthians 7:22

For the one who is called in the Lord [while] a slave is the Lord's freedperson. Likewise the one who is called [while] free is a slave of Christ.

1 Corinthians 7:21

Were you called [while] a slave? Do not let it be a concern to you. But if indeed you are able to become free, rather make use of [it].

From Thematic Bible

Commerce » Articles of » Slaves

Genesis 37:36

And the Midianites sold him in Egypt to Potiphar, a court official of Pharaoh, a commander of the imperial guard.

Genesis 37:28

Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and brought [him] up from the pit, and they sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites for twenty [pieces of] silver. And they brought Joseph to Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:7

"If a man is {caught} kidnapping somebody from [among] his countrymen, the {Israelites}, and he treats him as a slave or he sells him, then that kidnapper shall die, and [so] you shall purge the evil {from among you}.

Topics on Slaves

Groups Of Slaves


And he dealt well with Abram on account of her, and he had sheep, cattle, male donkeys, male servants, female servants, female donkeys, and camels.

Making Slaves


But I discipline my body and subjugate [it], lest somehow [after] preaching to others, myself should become disqualified.

People Freeing Slaves


'If you buy a Hebrew slave, he will serve six years, and in the seventh he will go out as free for nothing.

Slaves Of God


And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant,