New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
Darby Bible Translation
If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall weigh money according to the dowry of virgins.
World English Bible
If her father utterly refuses to give her to him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
Young's Literal Translation
if her father utterly refuse to give her to him, money he doth weigh out according to the dowry of virgins.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:17 If the father refused, he shall pay money - This shews how ill a thing it is, and by no means to be allowed, that children should marry without their parents consent: even here where the divine law appointed the marriage, both as a punishment to him that had done wrong, and a recompence to her that had suffered wrong, yet there was an express reservation for the father's power; if he denied his consent, it must be no marriage.
LibraryEpistle xvii. To Felix, Bishop of Messana.
To Felix, Bishop of Messana. To our most reverend brother, the Bishop Felix, Gregory, servant of the servants of God  . Our Head, which is Christ, to this end has willed us to be His members, that through His large charity and faithfulness He might make us one body in Himself, to whom it befits us so to cling that, since without Him we can do nothing, through Him we may be enabled to be what we are called. From the citadel of the Head let nothing divide us, lest, if we refuse to be His members, …
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great
Feast of the Dedication. The Jews Attempt to Stone Jesus and He Retires to Peræa.
A Summary of the Christian Life. Of Self-Denial.
Jesus' Last Public Discourse. Denunciation of Scribes and Pharisees.
She named him Zebulun, for she said, "God has given me a good reward. Now my husband will treat me with respect, for I have given him six sons."
No matter what dowry or gift you demand, I will gladly pay it--just give me the girl as my wife."
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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