32 Bible Verses about Slaves

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Exodus 21:32

If the ox gores a male servant or a female servant, the owner must pay thirty shekels of silver, and the ox must be stoned.

Job 31:13

"If I have disregarded the right of my male servants or my female servants when they disputed with me,

Titus 2:9

Slaves are to be subject to their own masters in everything, to do what is wanted and not talk back,

1 Timothy 6:1

Those who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters as deserving of full respect. This will prevent the name of God and Christian teaching from being discredited.

Matthew 10:24

"A disciple is not greater than his teacher, nor a slave greater than his master.

John 13:16

I tell you the solemn truth, the slave is not greater than his master, nor is the one who is sent as a messenger greater than the one who sent him.

Matthew 10:25

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

Luke 17:7-8

"Would any one of you say to your slave who comes in from the field after plowing or shepherding sheep, 'Come at once and sit down for a meal'? Won't the master instead say to him, 'Get my dinner ready, and make yourself ready to serve me while I eat and drink. Then you may 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 the slave of all.

Proverbs 30:10

Do not slander a servant to his master, lest he curse you, and you are found guilty.

Leviticus 22:11

but if a priest buys a person with his own money, that person may eat the holy offerings, and those born in the priest's own house may eat his food.

Lamentations 5:8

Slaves rule over us; there is no one to rescue us from their power.

Job 7:2

Like a servant longing for the evening shadow, and like a hired man looking for his wages,

Proverbs 30:22

under a servant who becomes king, under a fool who is stuffed with food,

Ecclesiastes 10:7

I have seen slaves on horseback and princes walking on foot like slaves.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For the one who was called in the Lord as a slave is the Lord's freedman. In the same way, the one who was called as a free person is Christ's slave.

1 Corinthians 7:21

Were you called as a slave? Do not worry about it. But if indeed you are able to be free, make the most of the opportunity.

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Genesis 37:36

Now in Egypt the Midianites sold Joseph to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh's officials, the captain of the guard.

Genesis 37:28

So when the Midianite merchants passed by, Joseph's brothers pulled him out of the cistern and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver. The Ishmaelites then took Joseph to Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:7

If a man is found kidnapping a person from among his fellow Israelites, and regards him as mere property and sells him, that kidnapper must die. In this way you will purge evil from among you.

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