Exodus 21:7

“And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 21:7

And if a man sell his daughter to be a mayd seruant, shee shall not goe out as the men seruants doe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If a man sells his daughter as a female slave, she is not to go free as the male slaves do.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if a man sell his daughter to be a maid-servant, she shall not go out as the men-servants do.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if a man gives his daughter for a price to be a servant, she is not to go away free as the men-servants do.
- Basic English Bible

And if a man shall sell his daughter as a handmaid, she shall not go out as the bondmen go out.
- Darby Bible

And if a man shall sell his daughter to be a maid-servant, she shall not depart as the men-servants do.
- Webster's Bible

If a man sells his daughter to be a female servant, she shall not go out as the male servants do.
- World English Bible

`And when a man selleth his daughter for a handmaid, she doth not go out according to the going out of the men-servants;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And if a man sell his daughter to be a maid-servant, she shall not go out as the men-servants do.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 21:7

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 21:7


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

21:8 Who hath betrothed her to himself - For a concubine, or secondary Wife. Not that Masters always took Maid - servants on these terms.

21:9 After the manner of daughters - He shall give her a portion, as to a daughter.


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