Jeremiah 34 :9

Jeremiah 34 :9 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.

American King James Version (AKJV)

That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.

American Standard Version (ASV)

that every man should let his man-servant, and every man his maid-servant, that is a Hebrew or a Hebrewess, go free; that none should make bondmen of them, to wit , of a Jew his brother.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

That every man was to let his Hebrew man-servant and his Hebrew servant-girl go free; so that no one might make use of a Jew, his countryman, as a servant:

Webster's Revision

That every man should liberate his man-servant, and every man his maid-servant, being a Hebrew or a Hebrewess; that none should retain them in service, to wit, a Jew his brother.

World English Bible

that every man should let his male servant, and every man his female servant, who is a Hebrew or a Hebrewess, go free; that none should make bondservants of them, [to wit], of a Jew his brother.

English Revised Version (ERV)

that every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother:

Definitions for Jeremiah 34 :9

Let - To hinder or obstruct.
Wit - To know; to become aware of.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 34 :9

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 34 :9

Should serve himself of them - Should make them serve him (see Jeremiah 25:14).

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 34 :9

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