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Exodus 22:16-17Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Laws about Seduction

16 “If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and he has sexual relations with her, he must certainly pay the bridal price for her to be his wife. 17 If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must pay an amount in silver equal to the bridal price for virgins.

Exodus 22:16-17New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Sundry Laws

16 If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and lies with her, he must pay a dowry for her to be his wife. 17 If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he shall [a]pay money equal to the dowry for virgins.

Footnotes:

  1. Exodus 22:17 Lit weigh out silver
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Exodus 22:16-17The Message (MSG)

16-17 “If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the marriage price and marry her. If her father absolutely refuses to give her away, the man must still pay the marriage price for virgins.

The Message (MSG)

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