11 For (A)the poor will never cease from the land; therefore I command you, saying, ‘You shall [a]open your hand wide to your brother, to your poor and your needy, in your land.’

The Law Concerning Bondservants

12 (B)“If your brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, is (C)sold to you and serves you six years, then in the seventh year you shall let him go free from you. 13 And when you [b]send him away free from you, you shall not let him go away empty-handed; 14 you shall supply him liberally from your flock, from your threshing floor, and from your winepress. From what the Lord your God has (D)blessed you with, you shall give to him. 15 (E)You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God redeemed you; therefore I command you this thing today. 16 And (F)if it happens that he says to you, ‘I will not go away from you,’ because he loves you and your house, since he prospers with you,

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  1. Deuteronomy 15:11 freely open
  2. Deuteronomy 15:13 set him free

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