Exodus 21:5-15 NAS

5 "But 1if the slave plainly says, 'I love my master, my wife and my children; I will not go out as a free man,'

References for Exodus 21:5

6 then his master shall bring him to aGod, then he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him permanently.

References for Exodus 21:6

    • ȓ 21:6 - Or "the judges who acted in God's name"
      7 "2If a man sells his daughter as a female slave, she is not to bgo free 3as the male slaves cdo.

      References for Exodus 21:7

        • Ȕ 21:7 - Lit "go out"
        • ȕ 21:7 - Lit "go out"
          8 "If she is ddispleasing in the eyes of her master ewho designated her for himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He does not have authority to sell her to a foreign people because of his funfairness to her.

          References for Exodus 21:8

            • Ȗ 21:8 - Lit "bad"
            • ȗ 21:8 - Another reading is "so that he did not designate her"
            • Ș 21:8 - Lit "dealing treacherously"
              9 "If he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters.
              10 "If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her gfood, her clothing, or 4her conjugal rights.

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              11 "If he will not do these three things for her, then she shall go out for nothing, without payment of money.

              Personal Injuries

              12 "5He who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death.

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              13 "6But hif he did not lie in wait for him, but 7God let him fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee.

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              14 "8If, however, a man acts presumptuously toward his neighbor, so as to kill him craftily, you are to take him even from My altar, that he may die.

              References for Exodus 21:14

              15 "He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.