Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

Holman Bible

"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.

International Standard Version

"When a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged to be married and has sexual relations with her, he must pay her bride price, and she is to become his wife.

A Conservative Version

And if a man entices a virgin who is not betrothed, and lays with her, he shall surely pay a dowry for her to be his wife.

American Standard Version

And if a man entice a virgin that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely pay a dowry for her to be his wife.

Amplified

If a man seduces a virgin not betrothed and lies with her, he shall surely pay a dowry for her to become his wife.

Bible in Basic English

If a man takes a virgin, who has not given her word to another man, and has connection with her, he will have to give a bride-price for her to be his wife.

Darby Translation

And if a man seduce a virgin that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall certainly endow her, to be his wife.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If a man should entice a virgin that is not betrothed and lie with her, he shall surely endow her and take her to be his wife.

Julia Smith Translation

If a man shall seduce a virgin who was not betrothed, and lying with her, endowing, he shall endow her to him for a wife.

King James 2000

And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged and he lies with her, he surely will give her bride price {to have her as his wife}.

Modern King James verseion

And if a man lures a virgin who is not promised, and lies with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"If a man beguile a maid that is not betrothed and lie with her, he shall endote her and take her to his wife:

NET Bible

"If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged and has sexual relations with her, he must surely endow her to be his wife.

New Heart English Bible

"If a man entices a virgin who isn't pledged to be married, and lies with her, he shall surely pay a dowry for her to be his wife.

The Emphasized Bible

And, when a man enticeth a virgin who is not betrothed, and lieth with her, he shall, surely pay a purchase-price, that she may be his wife.

Webster

And if a man shall entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

World English Bible

"If a man entices a virgin who isn't pledged to be married, and lies with her, he shall surely pay a dowry for her to be his wife.

Youngs Literal Translation

And when a man doth entice a virgin who is not betrothed, and hath lain with her, he doth certainly endow her to himself for a wife;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

פּתה 
Pathah 
Usage: 28

a maid
בּתוּלה 
B@thuwlah 
Usage: 50

that is not betrothed
ארשׂ 
'aras 
Usage: 11

and lie
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

with her, he shall surely
מהר 
Mahar 
Usage: 2

מהר 
Mahar 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Regulations Regarding Various Offences

15 "If its owner is with it, he shall not make restitution; if it is hired, it came for its hire. 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 pay money equal to the dowry for virgins.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 22:28-29

"If a man finds a girl who is a virgin, who is not engaged, and seizes her and lies with her and they are discovered,

Genesis 34:2-4

When Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, he took her and lay with her by force.



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