Deuteronomy 22:25
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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.

New Living Translation
"But if the man meets the engaged woman out in the country, and he rapes her, then only the man must die.

English Standard Version
“But if in the open country a man meets a young woman who is betrothed, and the man seizes her and lies with her, then only the man who lay with her shall die.

New American Standard Bible
"But if in the field the man finds the girl who is engaged, and the man forces her and lies with her, then only the man who lies with her 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:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if the man encounters an engaged woman in the open country, and he seizes and rapes her, only the man who raped her must die.

International Standard Version
"If a man meets a girl in the country who is engaged to be married and then rapes her, the man alone—the one who had sexual relations with her—must die.

NET Bible
But if the man came across the engaged woman in the field and overpowered her and raped her, then only the rapist must die.

New Heart 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:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if a man rapes an engaged girl out in the country, then only the man must die.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But if the man find the damsel that is betrothed in the field, and the man take hold of her, and lie with her; then the man only that lay with her shall die.

New American Standard 1977
“But if in the field the man finds the girl who is engaged, and the man forces her and lies with her, then only the man who lies with her shall die.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But if the man found a betrothed damsel in the field and the man forced her and lay with her; then only the man that lay with her shall die;

King James 2000 Bible
But if a man find a betrothed young woman in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die:

American King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
But if the man find the damsel that is betrothed in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her; then the man only that lay with her shall die:

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if a man find a damsel that is betrothed, in the field, and taking hold of her, lie with her, he alone 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;

English Revised Version
But if the man find the damsel that is betrothed in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her; then the man only that lay with her shall die:

Webster's Bible Translation
But if a man shall find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man shall 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;
Study Bible
Marriage Violations
24then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city and you shall stone them to death; the girl, because she did not cry out in the city, and the man, because he has violated his neighbor's wife. Thus you shall purge the evil from among you. 25"But if in the field the man finds the girl who is engaged, and the man forces her and lies with her, then only the man who lies with her shall die. 26"But you shall do nothing to the girl; there is no sin in the girl worthy of death, for just as a man rises against his neighbor and murders him, so is this case.…
Cross References
Matthew 1:18
This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about: His mother Mary was pledged in marriage to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be with Child through the Holy Spirit.

Deuteronomy 22:24
then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city and you shall stone them to death; the girl, because she did not cry out in the city, and the man, because he has violated his neighbor's wife. Thus you shall purge the evil from among you.

Deuteronomy 22:26
"But you shall do nothing to the girl; there is no sin in the girl worthy of death, for just as a man rises against his neighbor and murders him, so is this case.

2 Samuel 13:14
However, he would not listen to her; since he was stronger than she, he violated her and lay with her.
Treasury of Scripture

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.

force her, or, take strong hold of her

2 Samuel 13:14 However, he would not listen to her voice: but, being stronger than …

But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field,.... Alone, and where she might cry out, and none hear, nor were any to help her:

and a man force her, and lie with her; or "take fast and strong hold on her" (b); so that she is not able to get out of his hands, and make her escape, he being stronger than she, and so commits a rape upon her:

then the man only that lay with her shall die; he being guilty of adultery, in lying with a woman espoused to another man, but not she, because she consented not to it.

(b) "et apprehenderit (in) eam", Pagninus, Montanus; "et apprehendens eam", Piscator. 22:13-30 These and the like regulations might be needful then, and yet it is not necessary that we should curiously examine respecting them. The laws relate to the seventh commandment, laying a restraint upon fleshly lusts which war against the soul.
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