Gen 47:19

(NIV)
Why should we perish before your eyes – we and our land as well? Buy us and our land in exchange for food, and we with our land will be in bondage to Pharaoh. Give us seed so that we may live and not die, and that the land may not become desolate.’

(ESV)
Why should we die before your eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land for food, and we with our land will be servants to Pharaoh. And give us seed that we may live and not die, and that the land may not be desolate.”

Gen 47:25

(NIV)
‘You have saved our lives,’ they said. ‘May we find favour in the eyes of our lord; we will be in bondage to Pharaoh.’

(ESV)
And they said, “You have saved our lives; may it please my lord, we will be servants to Pharaoh.”

Ezra 9:8

(NIV)
‘But now, for a brief moment, the  Lord our God has been gracious in leaving us a remnant and giving us a firm place in his sanctuary, and so our God gives light to our eyes and a little relief in our bondage.
(ESV)
But now for a brief moment favor has been shown by the  Lord our God, to leave us a remnant and to give us a secure hold within his holy place, that our God may brighten our eyes and grant us a little reviving in our slavery.

Ezra 9:9

(NIV)
Though we are slaves, our God has not forsaken us in our bondage. He has shown us kindness in the sight of the kings of Persia: he has granted us new life to rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, and he has given us a wall of protection in Judah and Jerusalem.

(ESV)
For we are slaves. Yet our God has not forsaken us in our slavery but has extended to us his steadfast love before the kings of Persia, to grant us some reviving to set up the house of our God, to repair its ruins, and to give us protection in Judea and Jerusalem.

Jer 34:9

(NIV)
Everyone was to free their Hebrew slaves, both male and female; no one was to hold a fellow Hebrew in bondage.
(ESV)
that everyone should set free his Hebrew slaves, male and female so that no one should enslave a Jew, his brother.

Jer 34:10

(NIV)
So all the officials and people who entered into this covenant agreed that they would free their male and female slaves and no longer hold them in bondage. They agreed, and set them free.
(ESV)
And they obeyed, all the officials and all the people who had entered into the covenant that everyone would set free his slave, male or female, so that they would not be enslaved again. They obeyed and set them free.

Rom 8:21

(NIV)
that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God.

(ESV)
that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God.
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