Exodus 21:5-15 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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5 "But if the slave plainly says, 'I love my master, my wife and my children; I will not go out as a free man,' 5 "But if the servant declares, 'I love my master and my wife and children and do not want to go free,'
6 then his master shall bring him to God, 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. 6 then his master must take him before the judges. He shall take him to the door or the doorpost and pierce his ear with an awl. Then he will be his servant for life.
7 "If a man sells his daughter as a female slave, she is not to go free as the male slaves do. 7 "If a man sells his daughter as a servant, she is not to go free as menservants do.
8 "If she is displeasing in the eyes of her master who 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 unfairness to her. 8 If she does not please the master who has selected her for himself, he must let her be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners, because he has broken faith with her.
9 "If he designates her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters. 9 If he selects her for his son, he must grant her the rights of a daughter.
10 "If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights. 10 If he marries another woman, he must not deprive the first one of her food, clothing and marital rights.
11 "If he will not do these three things for her, then she shall go out for nothing, without payment of money. 11 If he does not provide her with these three things, she is to go free, without any payment of money.
12 "He who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death. 12 "Anyone who strikes a man and kills him shall surely be put to death.
13 "But if he did not lie in wait for him, but God let him fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee. 13 However, if he does not do it intentionally, but God lets it happen, he is to flee to a place I will designate.
14 "If, 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. 14 But if a man schemes and kills another man deliberately, take him away from my altar and put him to death.
15 "He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death. 15 "Anyone who attacks his father or his mother must be put to death.