Exodus 21:21

But, if he continues a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his property.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Money, which purchased the slave. Hence, as he will be punished in some degree, and it is not absolutely certain that the slave died of his wounds, his master shall not be put to death. "They are slaves, (says Seneca, ep. 47,) but they are our fellow-slaves. "We have one common origin, and one master over us all, Job xxxi. 13. (Haydock) Many nations tolerated the murder of slaves by their masters. But this was contrary to reason and humanity, (Calmet) and condemned by many of the Roman laws. (Christen.)

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

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