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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 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.

    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.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 34:9

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