41 Then he and his children are to be released from you, and he may return to his clan and his ancestral property.(A) 42 They are not to be sold as slaves,[a] because they are my servants[b] that I brought out of the land of Egypt. 43 You are not to rule over them harshly(B) but fear your God.

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Footnotes

  1. 25:42 Lit sold with a sale of a slave
  2. 25:42 Or slaves

41 Then they and their children are to be released, and they will go back to their own clans and to the property(A) of their ancestors.(B) 42 Because the Israelites are my servants, whom I brought out of Egypt,(C) they must not be sold as slaves. 43 Do not rule over them ruthlessly,(D) but fear your God.(E)

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