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Giving In Marriage

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Luke 20:34

Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,

Deuteronomy 22:16

"The girl's father shall say to the elders, 'I gave my daughter to this man for a wife, but he turned against her;

Genesis 29:19

Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you than to give her to another man; stay with me."

Genesis 29:27

"Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which you shall serve with me for another seven years."

Genesis 34:8

But Hamor spoke with them, saying, "The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter; please give her to him in marriage.

Genesis 34:12

"Ask me ever so much bridal payment and gift, and I will give according as you say to me; but give me the girl in marriage."

Genesis 38:14

So she removed her widow's garments and covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the gateway of Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah had grown up, and she had not been given to him as a wife.

Genesis 38:26

Judah recognized them, and said, "She is more righteous than I, inasmuch as I did not give her to my son Shelah." And he did not have relations with her again.

Exodus 2:21

Moses was willing to dwell with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.

Exodus 18:2-5

Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Moses' wife Zipporah, after he had sent her away, and her two sons, of whom one was named Gershom, for Moses said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land." The other was named Eliezer, for he said, "The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh." read more.
Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with his sons and his wife to Moses in the wilderness where he was camped, at the mount of God.

Joshua 15:16-17

And Caleb said, "The one who attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures it, I will give him Achsah my daughter as a wife." Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.

Judges 1:12-13

And Caleb said, "The one who attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures it, I will even give him my daughter Achsah for a wife." Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, captured it; so he gave him his daughter Achsah for a wife.

1 Samuel 17:25

The men of Israel said, "Have you seen this man who is coming up? Surely he is coming up to defy Israel. And it will be that the king will enrich the man who kills him with great riches and will give him his daughter and make his father's house free in Israel."

1 Samuel 18:27

David rose up and went, he and his men, and struck down two hundred men among the Philistines Then David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full number to the king, that he might become the king's son-in-law. So Saul gave him Michal his daughter for a wife.

2 Kings 14:9

Jehoash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, "The thorn bush which was in Lebanon sent to the cedar which was in Lebanon, saying, 'Give your daughter to my son in marriage.' But there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trampled the thorn bush.

Genesis 16:3

After Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram's wife Sarai took Hagar the Egyptian, her maid, and gave her to her husband Abram as his wife.

Genesis 30:4

So she gave him her maid Bilhah as a wife, and Jacob went in to her.

Genesis 30:9

When Leah saw that she had stopped bearing, she took her maid Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife.

Genesis 30:18

Then Leah said, "God has given me my wages because I gave my maid to my husband." So she named him Issachar.

Genesis 24:14

now may it be that the girl to whom I say, 'Please let down your jar so that I may drink,' and who answers, 'Drink, and I will water your camels also'--may she be the one whom You have appointed for Your servant Isaac; and by this I will know that You have shown lovingkindness to my master."

Genesis 24:44

and she will say to me, "You drink, and I will draw for your camels also"; let her be the woman whom the LORD has appointed for my master's son.'

Genesis 24:51

"Here is Rebekah before you, take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master's son, as the LORD has spoken."

Deuteronomy 7:3

"Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take their daughters for your sons.

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