New Living Translation
No matter what dowry or gift you demand, I will gladly pay it--just give me the girl as my wife."
King James Bible
Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me: but give me the damsel to wife.
Darby Bible Translation
Impose on me very much as dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say to me; but give me the maiden as wife.
World English Bible
Ask me a great amount for a dowry, and I will give whatever you ask of me, but give me the young lady as a wife."
Young's Literal Translation
multiply on me exceedingly dowry and gift, and I give as ye say unto me, and give to me the young person for a wife.'
Genesis 34:12 Parallel
CommentaryGenesis 34:12 Parallel Commentaries
Then Shechem himself spoke to Dinah's father and brothers. "Please be kind to me, and let me marry her," he begged. "I will give you whatever you ask.
But since Shechem had defiled their sister, Dinah, Jacob's sons responded deceitfully to Shechem and his father, Hamor.
But if her father refuses to let him marry her, the man must still pay him an amount equal to the bride price of a virgin.
1 Samuel 18:23
When Saul's men said these things to David, he replied, "How can a poor man from a humble family afford the bride price for the daughter of a king?"
1 Samuel 18:25
he told them, "Tell David that all I want for the bride price is 100 Philistine foreskins! Vengeance on my enemies is all I really want." But what Saul had in mind was that David would be killed in the fight.
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