Does the Bible condone rape in Deuteronomy 22: 29?

Does the Bible condone rape in Deuteronomy 22-29?

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Atheists says the word for "seized" (her) have a violent conotation, since this is the one that is used in scripture, is that true?

29 Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel’s father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.

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  • Reply May 2, 2023


    Good question – very complex -obviously the scripture does not address this head on so we have make deductions – of we have the concept

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