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Exodus 21 - AMP

2 If you buy a Hebrew servant , he shall serve six years, and in the seventh he shall go out free, paying nothing. 3 If he came by himself, he shall go out by himself; if he came married, then his wife shall go out with him. 4 If his master has given him a wife and she has borne him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out alone. 5 But if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go free, 6 Then his master shall bring him to God ; he shall bring him to the door or doorpost and shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him for life. 7 If a man sells his daughter to be a maidservant or bondwoman, she shall not go out as menservants do. 8 If she does not please her master who has not espoused her to himself, he shall let her be redeemed. To sell her to a foreign people he shall have no power, for he has dealt faithlessly with her. 9 And if he espouses her to his son, he shall deal with her as with a daughter. 10 If he marries again, her food, clothing, and privilege as a wife shall he not diminish. 11 And if he does not do these three things for her, then shall she go out free, without payment of money. 12 Whoever strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death. 13 But if he did not lie in wait for him, but God allowed him to fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee . 14 But if a man comes willfully upon another to slay him craftily, you shall take him from My altar , that he may die. 15 Whoever strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death. 16 Whoever kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or is found with him in his possession, shall surely be put to death. 17 Whoever curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death. 18 If men quarrel and one strikes another with a stone or with his fist and he does not die but keeps his bed, 19 If he rises again and walks about leaning upon his staff, then he that struck him shall be clear, except he must pay for the loss of his time and shall cause him to be thoroughly healed. 20 And if a man strikes his servant or his maid with a rod and he dies under his hand, he shall surely be punished. 21 But if the servant lives on for a day or two, the offender shall not be punished, for he his own property. 22 If men contend with each other, and a pregnant woman is hurt so that she has a miscarriage, yet no further damage follows, shall surely be punished with a fine to the woman's husband, as much as the judges determine. 23 But if any damage follows, then you shall give life for life, 24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, 25 Burn for burn, wound for wound, and lash for lash. 26 And if a man hits the eye of his servant or the eye of his maid so that it is destroyed, he shall let him go free for his eye's sake. 27 And if he knocks out his manservant's tooth or his maidservant's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. 28 If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, then the ox shall surely be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be clear. 29 But if the ox has tried to gore before, and its owner has been warned but has not kept it closed in and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned and its owner also put to death. 30 If a ransom is put on life, then he shall give for the redemption of his life whatever is laid upon him. 31 If the has gored another's son or daughter, he shall be dealt with according to this same rule. 32 If the ox gores a manservant or a maidservant, the owner shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. 33 If a man leaves a pit open or digs a pit and does not cover it and an ox or a donkey falls into it, 34 The owner of the pit shall make it good; he shall give money to the animal's owner, but the dead beast shall be his. 35 If one man's ox hurts another's so that it dies, they shall sell the live ox and divide the price of it; the dead ox also they shall divide between them. 36 Or if it is known that the ox has gored in the past, and its owner has not kept it closed in, he shall surely pay ox for ox, and the dead beast shall be his.

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Kevin L. Jones avatar
Slaves Of Christ
Shared by: Kevin L. Jones on Feb, 2016
Summary: A sermon examining the relationship of a slave to his Master.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:1-6
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,214
Sean Harder avatar
Will You Follow Me?
Shared by: Sean Harder on Jul, 2013
Summary: Let’s as Christians stop whining about and judging all the disobedient people who don’t even claim his name. Forget about the homosexuals, the abortionists, you think God won’t take care of all that? Love them and he will take care of the judgment.
Scripture: Exodus 21:1-31:18
Denomination: *other
Views: 605
Ross Cochrane avatar
Exodus 21 - An Eye for an Eye! I want my revenge!
Shared by: Ross Cochrane on Dec, 2009
Summary: God speaks to me of recompense not vengeance, punishment but not cruelty, deterring crime and not accepting bad behaviour. As I love and serve Him I take on His character and I can be just and fair.
Series: Exodus
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:1-36
Views: 2,985
Mark Hiehle avatar
The Sanctity of Life
Shared by: Mark Hiehle on Sep, 2009
Summary: This message is a walk thorough scripture examining the reality of life in the womb.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:22-25
Denomination: Nazarene
Views: 1,100
Shine Thomas avatar
How to respond when you are Discouraged?
Shared by: Shine Thomas on May, 2009
Summary: We are living in a success driven world. Everyone wants to be successful and people seldom want to speak about their failures. It is quite natural that if we do not find success in our ways we get discouraged and disappointed. Disappointment is the differ
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:4-5
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 3,401
Michael Russell avatar
Shared by: Michael Russell on Jan, 2009
Summary: A description and defense of the Old Testament’s laws on slavery; Jesus as the one who saves us from slavery to sin
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Exodus 21:1-16
Denomination: Episcopal/Anglican
Views: 1,347
Matthew Haynie avatar
Called To Be A Bondservant
Shared by: Matthew Haynie on Aug, 2007
Summary: When we clothe ourselves with Christ we put on the "livery" of Christ and in doing so we become His servants. This message is om outline form but has all the Illustrations written out.
Series: Discipleship
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:6
Views: 3,177
Tom Fuller avatar
Living God on the Outside
Shared by: Tom Fuller on Oct, 2005
Summary: The Book of the Covenant is God’s Law applied to life. It shows us that in man’s sinful nature we try to exploit any system for our own gain. But if we would allow God’s life to live out from inside us, we would naturally love Him and love others - the h
Series: Exodus
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:1-23:33
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 1,549
Bruce Landry avatar
God's Law, Property rights
Shared by: Bruce Landry on Dec, 2002
Summary: Let’s walk with Israel as God gives HIS vision of proper property laws. God will show what is expected in negligence, rights against theft and rights against harming the property of others or when your property is harmed. Needless to say it is a far cry
Series: Exodus: Law
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:33-22:15
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,472
Bruce Landry avatar
Personal Rights Under the Law
Shared by: Bruce Landry on Dec, 2002
Summary: God gives his judges guidance in pertinent matters of Personal Rights. These rights were in regards to servants, maidservants, and criminal actions against other members of the community. Let us examine these laws to see what we may glean for the perfec
Series: Exodus 21
based on 13 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:1-32
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,683
Phil Morgan avatar
Pierce My Ear
Shared by: Phil Morgan on Nov, 2001
Summary: God is looking for a people who serve Him freely; who worship Him voluntarily; who love Him as a reflex of the heart. NOT because they cannot choose anything else, but because they decide FOR Him. No other voice can truly tell how great and worthy God is
based on 155 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:1-6
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 9,762
ryan dalgliesh avatar
Slaves to Sin or Slaves to Obedience
Shared by: ryan dalgliesh on Oct, 2001
Summary: A look at what it means to be a slave unto God.
based on 24 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,799
Andrew Chan avatar
PART 2 Law of death, spirit of life
Shared by: Andrew Chan on Jun, 2001
Summary: Part 2 in series on "What does the Bible really say about the death penalty?" In Part 1 we affirm life.
based on 45 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 21:12-17
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 915
Andrew Chan avatar
PART 1: Affirmations for Life
Shared by: Andrew Chan on May, 2001
Summary: Part 1 of "What does the Bible really say about the death penalty" series - To understand the Bible’s teaching on capital punishment we must understand God’s heart and affirmation regarding life.
based on 49 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 886
Troy Borst avatar
What should we think about abortion?
Shared by: Troy Borst on Jan, 2001
Summary: A reflection on current trends in abortion and what a Christian should know from Scripture.
based on 144 ratings
Views: 1,415
Royce Hendry avatar
What Does God Say?
Shared by: Royce Hendry on Jan, 2001
Summary: A look at what God says about the sanctity of human life.
based on 88 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,648