“So today we are slaves! In the very land you gave to our ancestors to eat its fruit and to enjoy
So he said, “Cursed
They replied, “You have saved our lives! You are showing us favor,
“I am the Lord your God, he who brought you from the land of Egypt, from the place of slavery.
be careful not to forget the Lord who brought you out of Egypt, that place of slavery.
you must say to them,
Now Mephibosheth had a young son whose name was Mica. All the members of Ziba’s household were Mephibosheth’s servants.
He defeated the Moabites; the Moabites became David’s subjects and brought tribute.
I have seen slaves
because the Israelites are my own servants;
I am the Lord your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, from being their slaves,
See, I have given the Levites all the tithes in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they perform – the service of the tent of meeting.
You must stone him to death
But Nabal responded to David’s servants, “Who is David, and who is this son of Jesse? This is a time when many servants are breaking away from their masters!
They were worshiping
David placed garrisons in the territory of the Arameans of Damascus;