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Genesis 21: 1-21 1. The Lord took note of Sarah as He had promised, and the LORD did for Sarah as He had spoken. 2. Sarah conceived and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken. 3. Abraham gave his newborn son, whom Sarah had borne him, the name of Isaac. 4. And when his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God had commanded him. .5 Now …

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…Gittin 4: 6, it was forbidden to sell a Jewish slave to a non-Jew. According to the Talmud, the Hebrew slave was to be regarded as his master's equal. "You should not eat whit! e bread, and he black bread; you should not drink old wine, and he new wine. . .Hence, it has been declared that whoever acquires a Hebrew slave acquires a master." The land of Israel was not founded on a slave system. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**