New International Version
If he selects her for his son, he must grant her the rights of a daughter.
King James Bible
And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.
Darby Bible Translation
And if he have appointed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the law of daughters.
World English Bible
If he marries her to his son, he shall deal with her as a daughter.
Young's Literal Translation
'And if to his son he betroth her, according to the right of daughters he doth to her.
Exodus 21:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her - He shall give her the same dowry he would give to one of his own daughters. From these laws we learn, that if a man's son married his servant, by his father's consent, the father was obliged to treat her in every respect as a daughter; and if the son married another woman, as it appears he might do, Exodus 21:10, he was obliged to make no abatement in the privileges of the first wife, either in her food, raiment, or duty of marriage. The word ענתה onathah, here, is the same with St. Paul's οφειλομενην ευνοιαν, the marriage debt, and with the ὁμιλιαν of the Septuagint, which signifies the cohabitation of man and wife.
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The Section Chap. I. -iii.
If she does not please the master who has selected her for himself, he must let her be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners, because he has broken faith with her.
If he marries another woman, he must not deprive the first one of her food, clothing and marital rights.
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