Exodus 21:4

“If his master have given him a wife, and she have born him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 21:4

If his master haue giuen him a wife, and she haue borne him sonnes or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her masters, and he shall go out by himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If his master gives him a wife, and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall belong to her master, and he shall go out alone.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If his master give him a wife and she bear him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If his master gives him a wife, and he gets sons or daughters by her, the wife and her children will be the property of the master, and the servant is to go away by himself.
- Basic English Bible

If his master have given him a wife, and she have borne him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out alone.
- Darby Bible

If his master hath given him a wife, and she hath borne him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall depart by himself.
- Webster's Bible

If his master gives him a wife and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself.
- World English Bible

if his lord give to him a wife, and she hath borne to him sons or daughters -- the wife and her children are her lord's, and he goeth out by himself.
- Youngs Literal Bible

If his master give him a wife, and she bear him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 21:4

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 21:4


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.

21:6 For ever - As long as he lives, or till the year of Jubilee.


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