Leviticus 25:43

43 Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.

Leviticus 25:43 in Other Translations

43 Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.
43 You shall not rule over him ruthlessly but shall fear your God.
43 Show your fear of God by not treating them harshly.
43 Don't tyrannize them; fear your God.
43 You are not to rule over them harshly but fear your God.

Leviticus 25:43 In-Context

41 Then they and their children are to be released, and they will go back to their own clans and to the property of their ancestors.
42 Because the Israelites are my servants, whom I brought out of Egypt, they must not be sold as slaves.
43 Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.
44 “ ‘Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves.
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.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Exodus 1:13; Ezekiel 34:4; Colossians 4:1
  • 2. S Genesis 42:18
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