Exodus 21:1-6 GNT

1 "Give the Israelites the following laws:
2 If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve you for six years. In the seventh year he is to be set free without having to pay anything. 1

References for Exodus 21:2

    • 72 21:2 - 21.2-6 Lv 25.39-46.
      3 If he was unmarried when he became your slave, he is not to take a wife with him when he leaves; but if he was married when he became your slave, he may take his wife with him.
      4 If his master gave him a wife and she bore him sons or daughters, the woman and her children belong to the master, and the man is to leave by himself.
      5 But if the slave declares that he loves his master, his wife, and his children and does not want to be set free,
      6 then his master shall take him to the place of worship. There he is to make him stand against the door or the doorpost and put a hole through his ear. Then he will be his slave for life.