Giving In Marriage

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Luke 20:34

And Jesus said to them, The people of this world and present age marry and are given in marriage;

Deuteronomy 22:16

And her father shall say to the elders, I gave my daughter to this man as wife, but he hates and spurns her;

Genesis 29:19

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to you than to another man. Stay and live with me.

Genesis 29:21

Finally, Jacob said to Laban, Give me my wife, for my time is completed, so that I may take her to me.

Genesis 29:27

Finish the [wedding feast] week [for Leah]; then we will give you [Rachel] also, and you shall work for me yet seven more years in return.

Genesis 34:8

And Hamor conferred with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem craves your daughter [and sister]. I beg of you give her to him to be his wife.

Genesis 38:14

So she put off her widow's garments and covered herself with a veil, wrapped herself up [in disguise], and sat in the entrance of Enaim, which is by the road to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown and she was not given to him as his wife.

Genesis 38:26

And Judah acknowledged them and said, She has been more righteous and just than I, because I did not give her to Shelah my son. And he did not cohabit with her again.

Exodus 2:21

And Moses was content to dwell with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

Exodus 18:2-5

Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after Moses had sent her back [to her father], And her two sons, of whom the name of the one was Gershom [ expulsion, or a stranger there], for Moses said, I have been an alien in a strange land; And the name of the other was Eliezer [God is help], for the God of my father, said Moses, was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.read more.
And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with Moses' sons and his wife to the wilderness where he was encamped at the mount of God [Horeb, or Sinai].

Joshua 15:16-17

Caleb said, He who smites Kiriath-sepher and takes it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter as wife. And Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's brother, took it; and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.

Judges 1:12-13

And Caleb said, Whoever attacks Kiriath-sepher and takes it, to him will I give Achsah, my daughter, as wife. And Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, took it; and he gave him Achsah, his daughter, as wife.

1 Samuel 17:25

And the Israelites said, Have you seen this man who has come out? Surely he has come out to defy Israel; and the man who kills him the king will enrich with great riches, and will give him his daughter and make his father's house free [from taxes and service] in Israel.

1 Samuel 18:27

David went, he and his men, and slew two hundred Philistine men, and brought their foreskins and gave them in full number to the king, that he might become the king's son-in-law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter as wife.

2 Kings 14:9

Jehoash king of Israel replied to Amaziah king of Judah, The thistle in Lebanon sent to the cedar in Lebanon, saying, Give your daughter to my son as wife. And a wild beast of Lebanon passed by and trampled the thistle [leaving the cedar unharmed].

Genesis 16:3

So Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar her Egyptian maid, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his [secondary] wife.

Genesis 30:4

And she gave him Bilhah her maid as a [secondary] wife, and Jacob had intercourse with her.

Genesis 30:9

When Leah saw that she had ceased to bear, she gave Zilpah her maid to Jacob as a [secondary] wife.

Genesis 30:18

Leah said, God has given me my hire, because I have given my maid to my husband; and she called his name Issachar [hired].

Genesis 24:14

And let it so be that the girl to whom I say, I pray you, let down your jar that I may drink, and she replies, Drink, and I will give your camels drink also -- "let her be the one whom You have selected and appointed and indicated for Your servant Isaac [to be a wife to him]; and by it I shall know that You have shown kindness and faithfulness to my master.

Genesis 24:44

And if she says to me, You drink, and I will draw water for your camels also, let that same woman be the one whom the Lord has selected and indicated for my master's son.

Genesis 24:51

Rebekah is before you; take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master's son, as the Lord has said.

Deuteronomy 7:3

You shall not make marriages with them; your daughter you shall not give to his son nor shall you take his daughter for your son,

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