28 If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered,(A) 29 he shall pay her father fifty shekels[a] of silver. He must marry the young woman, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives.

30 A man is not to marry his father’s wife; he must not dishonor his father’s bed.[b](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 22:29 That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams
  2. Deuteronomy 22:30 In Hebrew texts this verse (22:30) is numbered 23:1.