Arrangement of the Deuteronomic Code. 12:1-16:17 laws about worship 12 laws about centralization of sacrifice 16:18-18:22 laws about authorities and institutions 16:18-20 judges and officials 17:14-20 the king 18:9-22 prophets. Deuteronomic Code (continued).
Only men freed
If male slave given wife by master, he goes out alone
If slave desires to stay, ear pierced in presence of God.
Men and women freed
Given gifts upon release
If slave desires to stay, awl through ear into the door