Slavery is mentioned in almost all books of Bible, the root “slave” occurs more than 780 times, 132 of them in the books of the New Testament.
The root “slave” is not found only in the books: Song of Songs, Hosea, Obadiah, Jonah, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, the epistles of John and the epistles to the Thessalonians, 11 in total.
In other words, one way or another, slavery is spoken of almost everywhere.
And this is understandable, there is no slavery - there is no freedom.
God was somehow loyal to slavery, He was not against, moreover, He regulated slavery.
Deut.15:12 If your brother, a Jew, or a Jewess, sells himself to you, then for six years he must be your slave, and in the seventh year let him go from you to freedom;
In biblical times there were no prisons like we have now.
They put a person in a pit because of the special cruelty. Normally, slavery played the role of a prison.
PRISON: a person who could not fit into society with its laws allowed, say, theft.
For this, he is planted among his kind and all he could learn was to become a great expert in the thieves' business.
The longer the term, the deeper the prison education.
SLAVERY: in this case, a person falls under the power not of prison authorities, but of a law-abiding citizen, moreover, to someone who had money, because slaves were sold, not distributed.
If a person has received a good upbringing, education, he will be a successful person.
Gal 4:1 …an heir, while in childhood, is no different from a slave, although he is master of everything…
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