International Standard Version then take an awl and pierce through his earlobe into the door. Then he will be your slave forever. You are to do the same for your female slaves.
American Standard Version then thou shalt take an awl, and thrust it through his ear unto the door, and he shall be thy servant for ever. And also unto thy maid-servant thou shalt do likewise.
Young's Literal Translation then thou hast taken the awl, and hast put it through his ear, and through the door, and he hath been to thee a servant age-during; and also to thy handmaid thou dost do so.