"If you buy a hebrew servant, he shall serve six years and in the seventh he shall go free and pay nothing" "if a master has given him a wife, and she has borne him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her masters and he shall go by himself. But if the servant says i love my master, my wife, and my children, i will not go free, then the master shall pierce his ear with an awl and shall serve him forever.
"if a nan sells his daughter to be a female slave, she shall not go out as the males do. 'If she does noy -please- her master, who has berothed her to himself , then he shall let her be redeemed. He shall have no right to sell her to forighn people.
'And if man beats his male or female servant (slave) so that he dies under his hand, he shall surely be punished. Not withstanding if he remains alive a day or two, he shall not be punished for he is his property.
"if a man strikes the eye of his male or female servant and destroys it, he shall let him go free for the sake of his eye and if he knocks out the tooth of his male or female servant he shall let him go free for the sake of his tooth. This basically says a man has a right to beat his slave because it is his property as long as he doesn't gouge his eyes out.
This is clearly why women and African Americans had to fight so hard because of ignorant men did these things because they felt it was acceptable by God. It is not acceptable! This was mans way to create laws that they wanted to! It wasnt the word of God!