Deuteronomy 22:20
New International Version
If, however, the charge is true and no proof of the young woman's virginity can be found,

New Living Translation
“But suppose the man’s accusations are true, and he can show that she was not a virgin.

English Standard Version
But if the thing is true, that evidence of virginity was not found in the young woman,

Berean Study Bible
If, however, this accusation is true, and no proof of the young woman’s virginity can be found,

King James Bible
But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel:

New King James Version
“But if the thing is true, and evidences of virginity are not found for the young woman,

New American Standard Bible
“But if this charge is true, and they did not find the girl to have evidence of virginity,

NASB 1995
"But if this charge is true, that the girl was not found a virgin,

NASB 1977
“But if this charge is true, that the girl was not found a virgin,

Amplified Bible
“But if this charge is true that the evidence of virginity was not found in the young woman,

Christian Standard Bible
But if this accusation is true and no evidence of the young woman’s virginity is found,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if this accusation is true and no evidence of the young woman's virginity is found,

American Standard Version
But if this thing be true, that the tokens of virginity were not found in the damsel;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if this word was from the truth and tokens of virginity were not found for the girl:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But if this report be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel;

Contemporary English Version
But if the man was right and there is no proof that his bride was a virgin,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if what he charged her with be true, and virginity be not found in the damsel:

English Revised Version
But if this thing be true, that the tokens of virginity were not found in the damsel:

Good News Translation
"But if the charge is true and there is no proof that she was a virgin,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if the charge is true, and no evidence that the girl was a virgin can be found,

International Standard Version
But if this charge is true, and the evidence of the young lady's virginity weren't found,

JPS Tanakh 1917
But if this thing be true, that the tokens of virginity were not found in the damsel;

Literal Standard Version
And if this thing has been truth—proofs of virginity have not been found for the girl—

NET Bible
But if the accusation is true and the young woman was not a virgin,

New Heart English Bible
But if this thing be true, that the tokens of virginity were not found in the young woman;

World English Bible
But if this thing be true, that the tokens of virginity were not found in the young lady;

Young's Literal Translation
'And if this thing hath been truth -- tokens of virginity have not been found for the damsel --

Additional Translations ...
Context
Marriage Violations
19They are also to fine him a hundred shekels of silver and give them to the young woman’s father, because this man has given a virgin of Israel a bad name. And she shall remain his wife; he must not divorce her as long as he lives. 20If, however, this accusation is true, and no proof of the young woman’s virginity can be found, 21she shall be brought to the door of her father’s house, and there the men of her city will stone her to death. For she has committed an outrage in Israel by being promiscuous in her father’s house. So you must purge the evil from among you.…

Cross References
Matthew 1:19
Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man and was unwilling to disgrace her publicly, he resolved to divorce her quietly.

Genesis 34:7
When Jacob's sons heard what had happened, they returned from the field. They were filled with grief and fury, because Shechem had committed an outrage in Israel by lying with Jacob's daughter--a thing that should not be done.

Deuteronomy 17:4
and if it is reported and you hear about it, you must investigate it thoroughly. If the report is true and such an abomination has happened in Israel,

Deuteronomy 22:19
They are also to fine him a hundred shekels of silver and give them to the young woman's father, because this man has given a virgin of Israel a bad name. And she shall remain his wife; he must not divorce her as long as he lives.


Treasury of Scripture

But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel:











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
If, however,
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

this
הַזֶּ֑ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

accusation
הַדָּבָ֖ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

is
הָיָ֔ה (hā·yāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

true,
אֱמֶ֣ת (’ĕ·meṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 571: Stability, certainty, truth, trustworthiness

and no
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

proof of the young woman’s
לַֽנַּעֲרָֽה׃ (lan·na·‘ă·rāh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5291: A girl, maiden

virginity
בְתוּלִ֖ים (ḇə·ṯū·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1331: Virginity, the tokens of it

is found,
נִמְצְא֥וּ (nim·ṣə·’ū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present


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