Leviticus 25:39-42 NIV

39 " 'If one of your countrymen becomes poor among you and sells himself to you, do not make him work as a slave.1

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40 He is to be treated as a hired worker2 or a temporary resident among you; he is to work for you until the Year of Jubilee.

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      41 Then he and his children are to be released, and he will go back to his own clan and to the property3 of his forefathers.4

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      42 Because the Israelites are my servants, whom I brought out of Egypt,5 they must not be sold as slaves.

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