During biblical occasions, folks had been self-employed, contract laborers, or servants obligated to an extended-time period service. A contract laborer is seen within the parable of the field fingers who were employed to harvest grapes (Matthew 20:1-16). Servanthood, or slavery, was generally entered via some obligation: an individual might have incurred too much debt and needed to sell his services to meet his obligation, he might have been on the flawed aspect of a battle and was captured, he may be learning a trade as an apprentice, or he might be earning one thing that he couldn’t normally afford, resembling Jacob’s fourteen years of service to Laban for the suitable to marry Rachel (Genesis 29:15-30). The length of service lasted till the duty was fulfilled. It may last a couple of years or could be a lifetime of service.
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