Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.

Utterly

General references

Bible References

Utterly

Deuteronomy 7:3
neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.

Pay

Genesis 23:16
And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron. And Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver which he had named in the audience of the children of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.

Dowry of virgins

Genesis 34:12
Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me: but give me the damsel to wife.
Deuteronomy 22:29
then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel's father fifty'shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife, because he hath humbled her; he may not put her away all his days.
1 Samuel 18:25
And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. Now Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

General references

Deuteronomy 22:28
If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, that is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found;