Parallel Bible results for Leviticus 25:39-46

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Leviticus 25:39-46

NIV 39 " 'If one of your countrymen becomes poor among you and sells himself to you, do not make him work as a slave. NIV 39 " 'If one of your countrymen becomes poor among you and sells himself to you, do not make him work as a slave. NIV 40 He is to be treated as a hired worker or a temporary resident among you; he is to work for you until the Year of Jubilee. NIV 40 He is to be treated as a hired worker or a temporary resident among you; he is to work for you until the Year of Jubilee. NIV 41 Then he and his children are to be released, and he will go back to his own clan and to the property of his forefathers. NIV 41 Then he and his children are to be released, and he will go back to his own clan and to the property of his forefathers. NIV 42 Because the Israelites are my servants, whom I brought out of Egypt, they must not be sold as slaves. NIV 42 Because the Israelites are my servants, whom I brought out of Egypt, they must not be sold as slaves. NIV 43 Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God. NIV 43 Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God. NIV 44 " 'Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves. NIV 44 " 'Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves. NIV 45 You may also buy some of the temporary residents living among you and members of their clans born in your country, and they will become your property. NIV 45 You may also buy some of the temporary residents living among you and members of their clans born in your country, and they will become your property. NIV 46 You can will them to your children as inherited property and can make them slaves for life, but you must not rule over your fellow Israelites ruthlessly. NIV 46 You can will them to your children as inherited property and can make them slaves for life, but you must not rule over your fellow Israelites ruthlessly.