New Living Translation
The people of Israel are my servants, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt, so they must never be sold as slaves.
King James Bible
For they are my servants, which I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: they shall not be sold as bondmen.
Darby Bible Translation
For they are my bondmen, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: they shall not be sold as men sell bondmen.
World English Bible
For they are my servants, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt. They shall not be sold as slaves.
Young's Literal Translation
For they are My servants, whom I have brought out from the land of Egypt: they are not sold with the sale of a servant;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:42 They are my servants - They, no less than you, are members of my church and people; such as I have chosen out of all the world to serve me here, and to enjoy me hereafter, and therefore are not to be oppressed, neither are you absolute lords over them to deal with them as you please.
LibraryAppeal to the Christian Women of the South
BY A.E. GRIMKE. "Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not within thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house more than all the Jews. For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place: but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this. And Esther bade them return Mordecai this answer:--and so will I go in unto the king, …
Angelina Emily Grimke—An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
Sin and Forgiveness Between Brethren.
"And the Redeemer Shall Come unto Zion, and unto them that Turn,"
At that time he and his children will no longer be obligated to you, and they will return to their clans and go back to the land originally allotted to their ancestors.
Show your fear of God by not treating them harshly.
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