Mishnah Qiddushin 1:1: The Law of Marriage
Marriage was described in terms of a financial arrangement long after Jewish marriage had become an act of free will by husband and wife. The Rabbis debated how significant a sum must be used to effect the symbolic acquisition of the bride by the groom. For the House of Hillel, whose ruling was followed, even a minimal, symbolic sum sufficed.
141. 1 denar= 192 perutot.
142. In the case of levirate marriage (Deut. 25:5-6).
143. That is, exits the marriage.
144. A ritual which cancels the obligation of a man to marry the wife of his deceased brother (Deut. 25:7- 11).