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Leviticus 25:37-39 New English Translation (NET Bible)

37 You must not lend him your money at interest and you must not sell him food for profit.[a] 38 I am the Lord your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt to give you the land of Canaan—to be your God.[b]

39 “‘If your brother becomes impoverished with regard to you so that he sells himself to you, you must not subject him to slave service.[c]

Footnotes:

  1. Leviticus 25:37 tn Heb “your money” and “your food.” With regard to “interest” and “profit” see the note on v. 36 above.
  2. Leviticus 25:38 tn Heb “to be to you for a God.”
  3. Leviticus 25:39 tn Heb “you shall not serve against him service of a slave.” A distinction is being made here between the status of slave and indentured servant.
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Leviticus 25:37-39 New International Version (NIV)

37 You must not lend them money at interest or sell them food at a profit. 38 I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt to give you the land of Canaan and to be your God.

39 “‘If any of your fellow Israelites become poor and sell themselves to you, do not make them work as slaves.

New International Version (NIV)

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