Bible: Deut 21:10-14

Laws Concerning Wives

21:10 When you go out to do battle with your enemies and the Lord your God allows you to prevail 1  and you take prisoners, 21:11 if you should see among them 2  an attractive woman whom you wish to take as a wife, 21:12 you may bring her back to your house. She must shave her head, 3  trim her nails, 21:13 discard the clothing she was wearing when captured, 4  and stay 5  in your house, lamenting for her father and mother for a full month. After that you may have sexual relations 6  with her and become her husband and she your wife. 21:14 If you are not pleased with her, then you must let her go 7  where she pleases. You cannot in any case sell 8  her; 9  you must not take advantage of 10  her, since you have already humiliated 11  her.

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