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 22:24
22:24 Both of them shall be brought to the gates of that city, and they shall be put to death by stoning. [The penalty shall be imposed on] the girl because she did not cry out [even though she was] in the city, and on the man, because he violated his neighbor's wife. You shall thus rid yourselves of evil.
Vehotsetem et-shneyhem el-sha'ar ha'ir hahi uskaltem otam ba'avanim vametu et-hana'arah al-devar asher lo-tsa'akah va'ir ve'et-ha'ish al-devar asher-inah et-eshet re'ehu uvi'arta hara mikirbecha.



Commentary:

gates of that city
  See note on Deuteronomy 17:5. (cf. Yad, Issurey Biyah 3:11).

did not cry out...
  This is considered prima facie evidence that she was not raped (Ramban; Ralbag; see Yehuda HaChasid).





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