Deuteronomy 15:15

“And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing to day.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the Lord thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing to day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you; therefore I command you this today.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and Jehovah thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing to-day.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And keep in mind that you yourself were a servant in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God made you free: so I give you this order today.
- Basic English Bible

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and that Jehovah thy God redeemed thee; therefore I command thee this thing to-day.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bond-man in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing this day.
- Webster's Bible

You shall remember that you were a bondservant in the land of Egypt, and Yahweh your God redeemed you: therefore I command you this thing today.
- World English Bible

and thou hast remembered that a servant thou hast been in the land of Egypt, and Jehovah thy God doth ransom thee; therefore I am commanding thee this thing to-day.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee; therefore I command thee this thing to-day.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 15:15


15:15 The Lord redeemed thee - And brought thee out with riches, which because they would not, God gave thee as a just recompense for thy service; and therefore thou shalt follow his example, and send out thy servant furnished with all convenient provisions.


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