Bible: Ex 21:1-6

21:1

The Decisions

1 

“These are the decisions that you will set before them:

21:2

Hebrew Servants

2 

“If you buy 3  a Hebrew servant, 4  he is to serve you for six years, but in the seventh year he will go out free 5  without paying anything. 6  21:3 If he came 7  in by himself 8  he will go out by himself; if he had 9  a wife when he came in, then his wife will go out with him. 21:4 If his master gave 10  him a wife, and she bore sons or daughters, the wife and the children will belong to her master, and he will go out by himself. 21:5 But if the servant should declare, 11  ‘I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out 12  free,’ 21:6 then his master must bring him to the judges, 13  and he will bring him to the door or the doorposts, and his master will pierce his ear with an awl, and he shall serve him forever. 14 

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