Deuteronomy 22:14
New International Version
and slanders her and gives her a bad name, saying, “I married this woman, but when I approached her, I did not find proof of her virginity,”

New Living Translation
and publicly accuses her of shameful conduct, saying, ‘When I married this woman, I discovered she was not a virgin.’

English Standard Version
and accuses her of misconduct and brings a bad name upon her, saying, ‘I took this woman, and when I came near her, I did not find in her evidence of virginity,’

Berean Study Bible
and he then accuses her of shameful conduct and gives her a bad name, saying, “I married this woman and had relations with her, but I discovered she was not a virgin.”

King James Bible
And give occasions of speech against her, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a maid:

New King James Version
and charges her with shameful conduct, and brings a bad name on her, and says, ‘I took this woman, and when I came to her I found she was not a virgin,’

New American Standard Bible
and he charges her with shameful behavior and publicly defames her, and says, ‘I took this woman, but when I came near her, I did not find her to have evidence of virginity,’

NASB 1995
and charges her with shameful deeds and publicly defames her, and says, ‘I took this woman, but when I came near her, I did not find her a virgin,’

NASB 1977
and charges her with shameful deeds and publicly defames her, and says, ‘I took this woman, but when I came near her, I did not find her a virgin,’

Amplified Bible
and charges her [without cause] with shameful behavior and publicly defames her, and says, ‘I took this woman, but when I approached her, I did not find in her evidence of virginity,’

Christian Standard Bible
and accuses her of shameful conduct, and gives her a bad name, saying, ‘I married this woman and was intimate with her, but I didn’t find any evidence of her virginity,’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and accuses her of shameful conduct, and gives her a bad name, saying, ‘I married this woman and was intimate with her, but I didn’t find any evidence of her virginity,’

American Standard Version
and lay shameful things to her charge, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came nigh to her, I found not in her the tokens of virginity;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he will conduct an accusation after her with words and will bring out an evil name upon her and will say: “I have taken this woman and I had sexual intercourse with her and I have not found her a virgin”:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and attach to her reproachful words, and bring against her an evil name, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her I found not her tokens of virginity:

Contemporary English Version
He might tell ugly lies about her, and say, "I married this woman, but when we slept together, I found out she wasn't a virgin."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And seek occasions to put her away, laying to her charge a very ill name, and say: I took this woman to wife, and going in to her, I found her not a virgin:

English Revised Version
and lay shameful things to her charge, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came nigh to her, I found not in her the tokens of virginity:

Good News Translation
So he makes up false charges against her, accusing her of not being a virgin when they got married.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then he might make up charges against her and ruin her reputation by saying, "I married this woman. But when I slept with her, I found out she wasn't a virgin."

International Standard Version
invents charges against her, and defames her by saying, 'I have married this woman, but when I had sexual relations with her I found that she wasn't a virgin.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
and lay wanton charges against her, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say: 'I took this woman, and when I came nigh to her, I found not in her the tokens of virginity';

Literal Standard Version
and laid evil deeds of words against her, and brought out an evil name against her, and said, I have taken this woman, and I draw near to her, and I have not found proofs of virginity in her;

NET Bible
accusing her of impropriety and defaming her reputation by saying, "I married this woman but when I had sexual relations with her I discovered she was not a virgin!"

New Heart English Bible
and accuses her of shameful things, and brings up an evil name on her, and says, "I took this woman, and when I came near to her, I did not find in her the tokens of virginity";

World English Bible
and accuses her of shameful things, and brings up an evil name on her, and says, "I took this woman, and when I came near to her, I didn't find in her the tokens of virginity;"

Young's Literal Translation
and laid against her actions of words, and brought out against her an evil name, and said, This woman I have taken, and I draw near unto her, and I have not found in her tokens of virginity:

Additional Translations ...
Context
Marriage Violations
13Suppose a man marries a woman, has relations with her, and comes to hate her, 14and he then accuses her of shameful conduct and gives her a bad name, saying, “I married this woman and had relations with her, but I discovered she was not a virgin.” 15Then the young woman’s father and mother shall bring the proof of her virginity to the city elders at the gate…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 22:13
Suppose a man marries a woman, has relations with her, and comes to hate her,

Deuteronomy 22:15
Then the young woman's father and mother shall bring the proof of her virginity to the city elders at the gate


Treasury of Scripture

And give occasions of speech against her, and bring up an evil name on her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a maid:

Deuteronomy 22:19
And they shall amerce him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.

Exodus 20:16
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Exodus 23:1
Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and then accuses her
וְשָׂ֥ם (wə·śām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

of shameful conduct
עֲלִילֹ֣ת (‘ă·lî·lōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 5949: An exploit, a performance, an opportunity

and gives
וְהוֹצִ֥יא (wə·hō·w·ṣî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

her a bad
רָ֑ע (rā‘)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

name,
שֵׁ֣ם (šêm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8034: A name

saying,
וְאָמַ֗ר (wə·’ā·mar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“I married
לָקַ֔חְתִּי (lā·qaḥ·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3947: To take

this
הַזֹּאת֙ (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

woman
הָאִשָּׁ֤ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

and had relations with
וָאֶקְרַ֣ב (wā·’eq·raḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7126: To come near, approach

her,
אֵלֶ֔יהָ (’ê·le·hā)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

but I discovered
מָצָ֥אתִי (mā·ṣā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

she was not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

a virgin.”
בְּתוּלִֽים׃ (bə·ṯū·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1331: Virginity, the tokens of it


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