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28 “Suppose a man has intercourse with a young woman who is a virgin but is not engaged to be married. If they are discovered, 29 he must pay her father fifty pieces of silver.[a] Then he must marry the young woman because he violated her, and he may never divorce her as long as he lives.

30 [b]“A man must not marry his father’s former wife, for this would violate his father.

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  1. 22:29 Hebrew 50 [shekels] of silver, about 1.25 pounds or 570 grams in weight.
  2. 22:30 Verse 22:30 is numbered 23:1 in Hebrew text.

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