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What the Bible says about bride price?
Last Updated: 21st June, 2020
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People also ask, what is the purpose of bride price?
Other terms associated with the exchange of wealth during a marriage are "bride price" and "dower." A bride price refers to money that a groom would pay to his bride's father in exchange for her hand in marriage.
Also Know, what is a bride price in Kenya? Kenya: The Bride Price. In Kenya, the dowry is often the equivalent of five years of the groom's expectable income, usually payable in postmarital installments of livestock, bicycles and money.
Also to know, what is a bride price in African culture?
The bride price also known as bride token, is an amount of money or property which is paid by a groom and his family to the family of the bride. In many parts of Africa, the bride price confirms the validity of a traditional marriage and conditions the permission to marry in church or in a civil ceremony.
Why bride price should be abolished?
But the most important reason why I don't think it should be abolished is because it is our culture. Bride's price, in it's self, is more than about money. It's should not be used as an outlet for the husband and his family to treat the bride as an “object”.