Exodus 21:2
Good News Translation
If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve you for six years. In the seventh year he is to be set free without having to pay anything.

Contemporary English Version
If you buy a Hebrew slave, he must remain your slave for six years. But in the seventh year you must set him free, without cost to him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years shall he serve thee; in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

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If thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years shall he serve thee; in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

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Exodus 12:44 But every bought servant shall be circumcised, and so shall eat.

Exodus 22:3 But if he did this when the sun is risen, he hath committed murder, and he shall die. If he have not wherewith to make restitution for the theft, he shall be sold.

Genesis 27:28,36 God give thee of the dew of heaven, and of the fatness of the earth, abundance of corn and wine. . . .

Leviticus 25:39-41,44 If thy brother constrained by poverty, sell himself to thee: thou shalt not oppress him with the service of bondservants. . . .

2 Kings 4:1 Now a certain woman of the wives of the prophets, cried to Eliseus, saying: Thy servant, my husband, is dead, and thou knowest that thy servant was one that feared God, and behold the creditor is come to take away my two sons to serve him.

Nehemiah 5:1-5,8 Now there was a great cry of the people, and of their wives against their brethren the Jews. . . .

Matthew 18:25 And as he had not wherewith to pay it, his lord commanded that he should be sold, and his wife and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

1 Corinthians 6:20 For you are bought with a great price. Glorify and bear God in your body.

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Leviticus 25:40-43,45 But he shall be as a hireling, and a sojourner: he shall work with thee until the year of the jubilee. . . .

Deuteronomy 15:1,12-15,18 In the seventh year thou shalt make a remission, . . .

Deuteronomy 31:10 And he commanded them, saying: After seven years, in the year of remission, in the feast of tabernacles,

Jeremiah 34:8-17 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, after that king Sedecias had made a covenant with all the people in Jerusalem making a proclamation: . . .

Context
Laws for Servants
1These are the judgments which thou shalt set before them. 2If thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years shall he serve thee; in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.3With what raiment he came in, with the like let him go out: if having a wife, his wife also shall go out with him.…
Cross References
Matthew 18:25
And as he had not wherewith to pay it, his lord commanded that he should be sold, and his wife and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

Exodus 21:3
With what raiment he came in, with the like let him go out: if having a wife, his wife also shall go out with him.

Exodus 21:7
If any man sell his daughter to be a servant, she shall not go out as bondwomen are wont to go out.

Leviticus 25:39
If thy brother constrained by poverty, sell himself to thee: thou shalt not oppress him with the service of bondservants.

Leviticus 25:40
But he shall be as a hireling, and a sojourner: he shall work with thee until the year of the jubilee.

Deuteronomy 15:12
When thy brother a Hebrew man, or Hebrew woman is sold to thee, and hath served thee six years, in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free:

Jeremiah 34:8
The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, after that king Sedecias had made a covenant with all the people in Jerusalem making a proclamation:

Jeremiah 34:14
At the end of seven years, let ye go every man his brother being a Hebrew, who hath been sold to thee, so he shall serve thee six years: and thou shalt let him go free from thee: and your fathers did not hearken to me, nor did they incline their ear.

Additional Translations
If you buy a Hebrew servant, he is to serve you for six years. But in the seventh year, he shall go free without paying anything.If you buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

If thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

If thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years shall he serve thee, and in the seventh year he shall go forth free for nothing.

If thou buy a Hebrew bondman, six years shall he serve; and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

If thou shalt buy a Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall depart free for nothing.

"If you buy a Hebrew servant, he shall serve six years and in the seventh he shall go out free without paying anything.

'When thou buyest a Hebrew servant -- six years he doth serve, and in the seventh he goeth out as a freeman for nought;
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