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Deuteronomy 22:27-29 International Standard Version (ISV)

27 Since he found her in the country, the engaged girl may have cried out, but there was no one to rescue her.

28 “However, if a man meets a girl who isn’t engaged to be married, and he seizes her, rapes her, and is later found out, 29 then the man who raped her must give 50 shekels of silver to the girl’s father. Furthermore, he must marry her. Because he violated her, he is to not divorce her as long as he lives.

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Deuteronomy 22:27-29 New International Version (NIV)

27 for the man found the young woman out in the country, and though the betrothed woman screamed, 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, 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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