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Exodus 22:16 CSB

Laws about Seduction

16 "When a man seduces a virgin who was not promised in marriage, and he has sexual relations with her, he must certainly pay the bridal price for her to be his wife.

References for Exodus 22:16

      Study tools for Exodus 22:16

      • a 22:1 - Ex 21:37 in Hb
      • b 22:1 - The Hb word can refer to sheep or goats.
      • c 22:1 - 2 Sm 12:4,6; Lk 19:8
      • d 22:2 - Ex 22:1 in Hb
      • e 22:3 - Lit if the sun has risen over him
      • f 22:5 - LXX adds from his field according to its produce. But if someone lets his animals graze an entire field, he must repay; DSS, Sam also support this reading.
      • g 22:8 - Or to God
      • h 22:8 - LXX, Tg, Vg read swear
      • i 22:9 - Lit That is it
      • j 22:9 - Or before God
      • k 22:9 - Or one whom God condemns
      • l 22:13 - Gn 37:33; 44:28
      • m 22:15 - Lit rented, it comes with
      • n 22:20 - Jos 6:17-18
      • o 22:27 - Lit skin
      • p 22:28 - Or judges