Leviticus 25:43
Good News Translation
Do not treat them harshly, but obey your God.

Contemporary English Version
So obey me, and don't be cruel to the poor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Afflict him not by might: but fear thy God.

New American Bible
Do not lord it over them harshly, but stand in fear of your God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Afflict him not by might: but fear thy God.

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Leviticus 25:46,53 And by right of inheritance shall leave them to your posterity, and shall possess them for ever. But oppress not your brethren the children of Israel by might. . . .

Exodus 1:13,14 And the Egyptians hated the children of Israel, and afflicted them and mocked them: . . .

Exodus 2:23 Now after a long time the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel groaning, cried out because of the works: and their cry went up unto God from the works.

Exodus 3:7,9 And the Lord said to him: I have seen the affliction of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their cry because of the rigour of them that are over the works; . . .

Exodus 5:14 And they that were over the works of the children of Israel, were scourged by Pharao's taskmasters, saying: Why have you not made up the task of bricks, both yesterday and to day, as before?

Isaiah 47:6 I was angry with my people, I have polluted my inheritance, and have given them into thy hand: thou hast shewn no mercy to them: upon the ancient thou hast laid thy yoke exceeding heavy.

Isaiah 58:3 Why have we fasted, and thou hast not regarded: have we humbled our souls, and thou hast not taken notice? Behold in the day of your fast your own will is found, and you exact of all your debtors.

Ephesians 6:9 And you, masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatenings: knowing that the Lord both of them and you is in heaven. And there is no respect of persons with him.

Colossians 4:1 Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.

but shalt

Leviticus 25:17 Do not afflict your countrymen: but let every one fear his God. Because I am the Lord your God.

Exodus 1:17,21 But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded, but saved the men children. . . .

Deuteronomy 25:18 How he met thee: and slew the hindmost of the army, who sat down, being weary, when thou wast spent with hunger and labour, and he feared not God.

Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.

Context
Redemption of Bondmen
42For they are my servants, and I brought them out of the land of Egypt: let them not be sold as bondmen. 43Afflict him not by might: but fear thy God.44Let your bondmen, and your bondwomen, be of the nations that are round about you:…
Cross References
Ephesians 6:9
And you, masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatenings: knowing that the Lord both of them and you is in heaven. And there is no respect of persons with him.

Colossians 4:1
Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.

Genesis 42:18
And the third day he brought them out of prison, and said: Do as I have said, and you shall live: for I fear God.

Exodus 1:13
And the Egyptians hated the children of Israel, and afflicted them and mocked them:

Exodus 1:14
And they made their life bitter with hard works in clay and brick, and with all manner of service, wherewith they were overcharged in the works of the earth.

Leviticus 25:42
For they are my servants, and I brought them out of the land of Egypt: let them not be sold as bondmen.

Leviticus 25:44
Let your bondmen, and your bondwomen, be of the nations that are round about you:

Leviticus 25:46
And by right of inheritance shall leave them to your posterity, and shall possess them for ever. But oppress not your brethren the children of Israel by might.

Leviticus 25:53
His wages being allowed for which he served before: he shall not afflict him violently in thy sight.

Ezekiel 34:4
The weak you have not strengthened, and that which was sick you have not healed, that which was broken you have not bound up, and that which was driven away you have not brought again, neither have you sought that which was lost: but you ruled over them with rigour, and with a high hand.

Additional Translations
You are not to rule over them harshly, but you shall fear your God.You shall not rule over him with rigor; but shall fear your God.

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigor, but shalt fear thy God.

Thou shalt not oppress him with labour, and shalt fear the Lord thy God.

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; and thou shalt fear thy God.

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigor, but shalt fear thy God.

You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.

thou rulest not over him with rigour, and thou hast been afraid of thy God.
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