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The Talmud Kesubos 9a says it was forced. In the case of force, the rule that the two are not allowed to subsequently marry doesn't apply. Rav Amnon Bazek argues here that this force wasn't rape in the classic sense, but rather she had no choice about going to the king, as when the king sends guards to get you, you can't refuse. Unstated is the underlying ...
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