New Living Translation
The elders of the town will then summon him and talk with him. If he still refuses and says, 'I don't want to marry her,'
King James 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;
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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"But if the man refuses to marry his brother's widow, she must go to the town gate and say to the elders assembled there, 'My husband's brother refuses to preserve his brother's name in Israel--he refuses to fulfill the duties of a brother-in-law by marrying me.'
the widow must walk over to him in the presence of the elders, pull his sandal from his foot, and spit in his face. Then she must declare, 'This is what happens to a man who refuses to provide his brother with children.'
Now in those days it was the custom in Israel for anyone transferring a right of purchase to remove his sandal and hand it to the other party. This publicly validated the transaction.
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