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handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into
subjection for servants and for handmaids.
JER 34:12 Therefore the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah from the
JER 34:13 Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel; I made a covenant
with your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land
of Egypt, out of the house of bondmen, saying,
JER 34:14 At the end of seven years let ye go every man his brother an
Hebrew, which hath been sold unto thee; and when he hath served thee six
years, thou shalt let him go free from thee: but your fathers hearkened
not unto me, neither inclined their ear.
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