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Slavery on Exodus 21 verse 20-21 [duplicate]

Does this verse permit slavery on the Holy Bible? Anyone who beats their male or female slave with a rod must be punished if the slave dies as a direct result, but they are not to be punished ...
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Of whom is God jealous?

Exodus 20:5 NIV You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation ...
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Why in the Book of Exodus did God let the people travel for exactly 40 years?

What is the symbolic idea behind this number? Also, what might be His intention behind the travel?