Deuteronomy 15:17

Then you shall take an awl, and thrust it through his ear unto the door, and he shall be your servant forever. And also unto your maidservant you shall do likewise.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
House, before a judge. It is supposed that this law regarded only those who had sold themselves, or had been condemned to be slaves. (Fagius) For ever; that is, till the year of jubilee. Also, not by piercing her ear, as some have thought, but by setting her at liberty, and giving her something, ver. 14.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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