25:46 You may give them as inheritance to your children after you to possess as property. You may enslave them perpetually. However, as for your brothers the Israelites, no man may rule over his brother harshly. 3
1 tn Heb “And your male slave and your female slave.” Smr has these as plural terms, “slaves,” not singular.
2 tn Heb “ from the nations which surround you, from them you shall buy male slave and female slave.”
3 tn Heb “and your brothers, the sons of Israel, a man in his brother you shall not rule in him in violence.”