So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, “ You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.
and I will make you swear by the Lord, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I live,
Rebekah said to Isaac, “I am tired of living because of the daughters of Heth; if Jacob takes a wife from the daughters of Heth, like these, from the daughters of the land, what good will my life be to me?”
that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
My master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live;
When Esau was forty years old he married Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite;
and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that my soul may bless you before I die.”
So he came close and kissed him; and when he smelled the smell of his garments, he blessed him and said, “See, the smell of my son Is like the smell of a field which the Lord has blessed;
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.
Intermarry with us; give your daughters to us and take our daughters for yourselves.
then we will give our daughters to you, and we will take your daughters for ourselves, and we will live with you and become one people.
He blessed Joseph, and said, “ The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, The God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,
All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them. He blessed them, every one with the blessing appropriate to him.
otherwise you might make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land and they would play the harlot with their gods and sacrifice to their gods, and someone might invite you to eat of his sacrifice,
Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.
Now to the one half-tribe of Manasseh Moses had given a possession in Bashan, but to the other half Joshua gave a possession among their brothers westward beyond the Jordan. So when Joshua sent them away to their tents, he blessed them,
Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?