Job 31:13

Overview - Job 31
Job makes a solemn protestation of his integrity in several duties.
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Job 31:13  (King James Version)
If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

the cause
Exodus 21:20 Exodus 21:21 Exodus 21:26 Exodus 21:27 ; Leviticus 25:43 Leviticus 25:46 ; Deuteronomy 15:12-15 ; Jeremiah 34:14-17
Ephesians 6:9 ; Colossians 4:1

In ancient times slaves had no action at law against their owners; but Job admitted them to all civil rights, and permitted them to complain even against himself.