New International Version
They are to be treated as hired workers or temporary residents among you; they are to work for you until the Year of Jubilee.
King James Bible
But as an hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with thee, and shall serve thee unto the year of jubile:
Darby Bible Translation
as a hired servant, as a sojourner, shall he be with thee; until the year of jubilee shall he serve thee.
World English Bible
As a hired servant, and as a temporary resident, he shall be with you; he shall serve with you until the Year of Jubilee:
Young's Literal Translation
as an hireling, as a settler, he is with thee, till the year of the jubilee he doth serve with thee, --
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Take thou no usury of him - Usury, at present, signifies unlawful interest for money. Properly, it means the reward or compensation given for the use of a thing, but is principally spoken of money. For the definition of the original term, See the note on Exodus 22:25.
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'The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is Mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with Me.' --LEV. xxv. 23. The singular institution of the Jubilee year had more than one purpose. As a social and economical arrangement it tended to prevent the extremes of wealth and poverty. Every fiftieth year the land was to revert to its original owners, the lineal descendants of those who had 'come in with the conqueror,' Joshua. Debts were to be remitted, slaves emancipated, and so the mountains …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Boniface viii Ad 1294-1303.
"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.
Then they and their children are to be released, and they will go back to their own clans and to the property of their ancestors.
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