New International Version
But if out in the country a man happens to meet a young woman pledged to be married and rapes her, only the man who has done this shall die.
King James Bible
But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die:
Darby Bible Translation
But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her, then the man only that lay with her shall die;
World English Bible
But if the man find the lady who is pledged to be married in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her; then the man only who lay with her shall die:
Young's Literal Translation
'And if in a field the man find the damsel who is betrothed, and the man hath laid hold on her, and lain with her, then hath the man who hath lain with her died alone;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the man force her - A rape also, by these ancient institutions, was punished with death, because a woman's honor was considered equally as precious as her life; therefore the same punishment was inflicted on the ravisher as upon the murderer. This offense is considered in the same point of view in the British laws, and by them also it is punished with death.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
force her, or, take strong hold of her
LibrarySpiritual Farming. --No. 2 Ploughing.
There have been during the last few years great improvements in the construction of the plough, but no one dreams of any substitute for it. Ploughing is as necessary as sowing; that is to say, the land must be stirred and prepared for the seed. In heavenly husbandry there are some well-meaning folk who would dispense with the plough, and preach faith without repentance, but only to find that the birds of the air get most of the seed! If there is to be an abiding work there must be conviction of …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
The Story of the Adulteress.
Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
How Does it Come?
This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.
you shall take both of them to the gate of that town and stone them to death--the young woman because she was in a town and did not scream for help, and the man because he violated another man's wife. You must purge the evil from among you.
Do nothing to the woman; she has committed no sin deserving death. This case is like that of someone who attacks and murders a neighbor,
2 Samuel 13:14
But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her.
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