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"Israel is not a slave; he was not born into slavery. Why then do his enemies hunt him down?
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Is Israel a bondman, or a homeborn slave? why then is he become a prey?
Exodus 4:22 And thou shalt say to him: Thus saith the Lord: Israel is my son, my firstborn.
Isaiah 50:1 Thus saith the Lord: What is this bill of the divorce of your mother, with which I have put her away? or who is my creditor, to whom I sold you: behold you are sold for your iniquities, and for your wicked deeds have I put your mother away.
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Genesis 15:3 And Abram added: But to me thou hast not given seed: and lo my servant born in my house, shall be my heir.
Ecclesiastes 2:7 I got me menservants, and maidservants, and had a great family: and herds of oxen, and great flocks of sheep, above all that were before me in Jerusalem:
ContextThe Consequences of Israel's Sin
14Is Israel a bondman, or a homeborn slave? why then is he become a prey?15The lions have roared upon him, and have made a noise, they have made his land a wilderness: his cities are burnt down, and there is none to dwell in them.…
The same law shall be to him that is born in the land, and to the proselyte that sojourneth with you.
And if you shall say: Why hath the Lord our God done all these things to us? thou shalt say to them: As you have forsaken me, and served a strange god in your own land, so shall you serve strangers in a land that is not your own.
And thou shalt be left stripped of thy inheritance, which I gave thee: and I will make thee serve thy enemies in a land which thou knowest not: because thou hast kindled a fire in my wrath, it shall burn for ever.
Additional TranslationsIs Israel a slave? Was he born into slavery? Why then has he become prey?Is Israel a servant? is he a home born slave? why is he spoiled?
Is Israel a servant? is he a home-born'slave ? why is he become a prey?
Is Israel a servant, or a home-born slave? why has he become a spoil?
Is Israel a bondman? Is he a home-born [slave]? Why is he become a spoil?
Is Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he become a prey?
Is Israel a servant? is he a home-born slave? why is he laid waste?
Is Israel a servant? Is he a native-born [slave]? Why has he become a prey?
A servant is Israel? Is he a child of the house? Wherefore hath he been for a prey?
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