Leviticus 25:39-43 NIV

39 “ ‘If any of your fellow Israelites become poor and sell themselves to you, do not make them work as slaves.

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40 They are to be treated as hired workers or temporary residents among you; they are to work for you until the Year of Jubilee.

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      41 Then they and their children are to be released, and they will go back to their own clans and to the property of their ancestors.

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      42 Because the Israelites are my servants, whom I brought out of Egypt, they must not be sold as slaves.

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          43 Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.

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