King James Version
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him: and if he stand to it, and say, I like not to take her;
Darby Bible Translation
Then the elders of his city shall call him and speak unto him; and if he stand to it and say, I like not to take her;
World English Bible
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak to him: and if he stand, and say, "I don't want to take her;"
Young's Literal Translation
and the elders of his city have called for him, and spoken unto him, and he hath stood and said, I have no desire to take her;
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him: and if he stand to it, and say, I like not to take her;Deuteronomy 25:8 Parallel Commentaries
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10. Nor, because I called Ruth blessed, Anna more blessed, in that the former married twice, the latter, being soon widowed of her one husband, so lived long, do you straightway also think that you are better than Ruth. Forsooth different in the times of the Prophets was the dispensation of holy females, whom obedience, not lust, forced to marry, for the propagation of the people of God,  that in them Prophets of Christ might be sent beforehand; whereas the People itself also, by those things …
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And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother.
Then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.
Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning changing, for to confirm all things; a man plucked off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbour: and this was a testimony in Israel.
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