English Standard Version
But if he says to you, ‘I will not go out from you,’ because he loves you and your household, since he is well-off with you,
King James Bible
And it shall be, if he say unto thee, I will not go away from thee; because he loveth thee and thine house, because he is well with thee;
American Standard Version
And it shall be, if he say unto thee, I will not go out from thee; because he loveth thee and thy house, because he is well with thee;
But if he say: I will not depart: because he loveth thee, and thy house, and findeth that he is well with thee:
English Revised Version
And it shall be, if he say unto thee, I will not go out from thee; because he loveth thee and thine house, because he is well with thee;
Webster's Bible Translation
And it shall be, if he shall say to thee, I will not leave thee; because he loveth thee and thy house, because he is well with thee;
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Thou shalt give him, and thy heart shall not become evil, i.e., discontented thereat (cf. 2 Corinthians 9:7), for Jehovah will bless thee for it (cf. Proverbs 22:9; Proverbs 28:27; Psalm 41:2; Matthew 6:4).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But if the slave plainly says, 'I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free,'
then his master shall bring him to God, and he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall bore his ear through with an awl, and he shall be his slave forever.
You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you; therefore I command you this today.
then you shall take an awl, and put it through his ear into the door, and he shall be your slave forever. And to your female slave you shall do the same.
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