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38 I am Yahweh your[a] God, who brought you out from the land of Egypt to give you[b] the land of Canaan, to be as God for you.

39 “‘And if your[c] countryman[d] who is with you becomes poor, and he is sold to you, you shall not treat him as a slave.[e] 40 He shall be with you like a hired worker, like a temporary resident; he shall work with you until the Year of Jubilee.

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  1. Leviticus 25:38 Plural throughout this verse
  2. Leviticus 25:38 Literally “to you”
  3. Leviticus 25:39 Singular throughout this verse
  4. Leviticus 25:39 Or “brother”
  5. Leviticus 25:39 Literally “you shall not let him work the work of a slave” or “you shall not enslave him the work of a slave”