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Jeremiah 34:14

Overview - Jeremiah 34
Jeremiah prophesies the captivity of Zedekiah and the city.
The princes and the people having dismissed their bond-servants, contrary to the covenant of God, re-assume them.
12 Jeremiah, for their disobedience, gives them and Zedekiah into the hands of their enemies.
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Jeremiah 34:14  (King James Version)
At the end of seven years let ye go every man his brother an Hebrew, which hath been sold unto thee; and when he hath served thee six years, thou shalt let him go free from thee: but your fathers hearkened not unto me, neither inclined their ear.
 


At the
Jeremiah 34:8 Jeremiah 34:9 ; Exodus 21:1-4 ; Exodus 23:10 Exodus 23:11 Deuteronomy 15:12 ; 1 Kings 9:22 ; 2 Chronicles 28:10 ; Isaiah 58:6
Amos 2:6 ; 8:6

been sold
or, sold himself.
1 Kings 21:25 ; Isaiah 50:1 ; Romans 7:14-17 Romans 7:24

but
It appears from this and several other passages, that the sabbatical year had been wholly neglected some centuries before the captivity; and the author of the second book of Chronicles (ch. 36:21 ) assigns this as a reason for the captivity, "that the land might enjoy her sabbaths." Now, if we reckon the seventy years' captivity as a punishment for this neglect, it will follow that the law on this subject had been disregarded for about 490 ; years.
Jeremiah 7:25 Jeremiah 7:26 11:8-10 32:30 1 Samuel 8:7 1 Samuel 8:8 ; 2 Kings 17:13 2 Kings 17:14 ; 2 Chronicles 36:16
Nehemiah 9:30 ; Ezekiel 20:4 Ezekiel 20:8 ; Zechariah 7:11 Zechariah 7:12