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our flesh
Genesis 37:27
Come, let's sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay a hand on him, for he is our brother, our [own] flesh." His brothers agreed.
Isaiah 58:7
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your house, to clothe the naked when you see him, and to not ignore your own flesh [and blood]?
James 2:5
Listen, my dear brothers: Didn't God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?
James 2:6
Yet you dishonored that poor man. Don't the rich oppress you and drag you into the courts?
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Exodus 21:1-11
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"These are the ordinances that you must set before them:
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"When you buy a Hebrew slave, he is to serve for six years; then in the seventh he is to leave as a free man without paying anything.
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If he arrives alone, he is to leave alone; if he arrives with a wife, his wife is to leave with him.
4
If his master gives him a wife and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children belong to her master, and the man must leave alone.
5
"But if the slave declares: 'I love my master, my wife, and my children; I do not want to leave as a free man,'
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his master is to bring him to the judges and then bring him to the door or doorpost. His master must pierce his ear with an awl, and he will serve his master for life.
7
"When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she is not to leave as the male slaves do.
8
If she is displeasing to her master, who chose her for himself, then he must let her be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners because he has acted treacherously toward her.
9
Or if he chooses her for his son, he must deal with her according to the customary treatment of daughters.
10
If he takes an additional wife, he must not reduce the food, clothing, or marital rights of the first wife.
11
And if he does not do these three things for her, she may leave free of charge, without any exchange of money.
Leviticus 25:39-43
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"If your brother among you becomes destitute and sells himself to you, you must not force him to do slave labor.
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Let him stay with you as a hired hand or temporary resident; he may work for you until the Year of Jubilee.
41
Then he and his children are to be released from you, and he may return to his clan and his ancestral property.
42
They are not to be sold as slaves, because they are My slaves I brought out of the land of Egypt.
43
You are not to rule over them harshly but fear your God.
2 Kings 4:1
One of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, "Your servant, my husband, has died. You know that your servant feared the LORD. Now the creditor is coming to take my two children as his slaves."
Matthew 18:25
Since he had no way to pay it back, his master commanded that he, his wife, his children, and everything he had be sold to pay the debt.