Exodus 21:2

“If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 21:2

If thou buy an Hebrew seruant, sixe yeeres he shall serue, and in the seuenth he shall goe out free for nothing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve for six years; but on the seventh he shall go out as a free man without payment.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you get a Hebrew servant for money, he is to be your servant for six years, and in the seventh year you are to let him go free without payment.
- Basic English Bible

If thou buy a Hebrew bondman, six years shall he serve; and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.
- Darby Bible

If thou shalt buy a Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall depart free for nothing.
- Webster's Bible

If you buy a Hebrew servant, he shall serve six years and in the seventh he shall go out free without paying anything.
- World English Bible

`When thou buyest a Hebrew servant -- six years he doth serve, and in the seventh he goeth out as a freeman for nought;
- Youngs Literal Bible

If thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve; and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 21:2

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 21:2


21:2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant - Either sold by him or his parents through poverty, or by the judges for his crimes, yet even such a one was to continue in slavery but seven years at the most.


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