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Comment by Michelle Phelps on October 6, 2011 at 4:07am

the thing is is that if you actually read the verses it doesnt really mean that. im not a christian but just throwing that out there. if anyone doesnt know or doesnt read it it actually means that ur supposed to wait til ur married to have sex therefore a virgin and then afterwards your not supposed to divorce and husband and wife shall be one for eternity 

Comment by Katrin Schwarz on October 6, 2011 at 5:50am

Just be sure that she is not engaged or married, because that means death for you.

Michelle - Regarding your comment "it actually means that ur supposed to wait til ur married to have sex" - I interpret the verse somewhat less idealistically because the 'rules' treat virgin women as goods for trading and they loose their value when they are no longer virgins.  So if you break her you pay for her and look after her forever. If you steal her then you die. If she gives herself away then she dies.

Comment by Ryan W Trump on October 8, 2011 at 10:03am

28If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found;

 29Then 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.


Seems bad regardless of the interpretation. It's hard to say since the English version is a translation that may not be completely accurate with Gods intent. :)

Comment by eugene on October 9, 2011 at 5:19am

These old books(old and new testament) and other religious books should be discarded. The 21st century has no space for them.

Comment by Halidom on October 10, 2011 at 9:36am

It's just a book I'm a sci-fi fan so I enjoyed it. Only problem is that it doesn't say who the author is so I can't find more books by the same author. Not as good as some of the better known writers and should get a better grasp of the English language. Of course that could be the fault of the translators look what they did to Tolstoy.

Comment by Robert Karp on October 10, 2011 at 10:02am

Comment by Rocky john on October 10, 2011 at 10:30pm

the really big question is how much is 50 shekels in pound sterling or dollars?

Comment by Kilana Malakina on November 7, 2011 at 5:34pm



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