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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 34
Chapter 34 34:1 And Dinah the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. 34:2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her. 34:3 And...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 22
Chapter 22 22:1 If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep. 22:2 If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him. 22:3 If...
Old Testament >> Exodus

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That's rich: wife throws 'diamond' dowry rings into river to prevent hubby
The two married in December with Qianqian's diamond rings as dowry, according to the report. Xiaojun joined a car club chat group on WeChat after he bought a Lamborghini with a mortgage after their marriage and was disheartened to learn he was among ...
Delhi resident booked for harassing wife for dowry
The police have booked a person for demanding dowry from his wife. In a complaint lodged with the police, Sheweta Goyal said she was being harassed by her husband after her marriage. Investigating officer Balraj Singh said a case under Section 498-A of ...
Ask for dowry in this UP village and get expelled from community forever
Seeing dowry is the biggest social evil, residents pledged to shun dowry in all possible ways.
Touching ad with anti-dowry theme goes viral
A new commercial by Indian fashion house, Biba, has done a fine job sending across a strong anti-dowry message. The video features two different generations in a family discussing how differently marriages are arranged now compared to in the past.
Encourage dowry-free marriages, says Harsimrat
Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal gave a clarion call to women here today to wage a war against social evils like dowry and female foeticide besides creating awareness among people to stop crimes against women on International ...

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