27 for the man found the young woman out in the country, and though the betrothed woman screamed,(A) there was no one to rescue her.

28 If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered,(B) 29 he shall pay her father fifty shekels[a] of silver. He must marry the young woman, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives.

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  1. Deuteronomy 22:29 That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams

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