24 Bible Verses about Giving In Marriage
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And Jesus said to them, The sons of this world marry and are given in marriage,
and the damsel's father shall say unto the elders, I gave my daughter unto this man as wife, and he hates her;
And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.
And Jacob said to Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in to her.
Fulfil the week with this one: then we will give thee the other one also, for the service that thou shalt serve me yet seven other years.
And Hamor spoke to them, saying, My son Shechem's soul cleaves to your daughter: I pray you, give her to him as wife.
Impose on me very much as dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say to me; but give me the maiden as wife.
And she put the garments of her widowhood off from her, and covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the entry of Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given to him as wife.
And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She is more righteous than I, because I have not given her to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.
And Moses consented to remain with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.
And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back, and her two sons, of whom the name of the one was Gershom for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land, And the name of the other, Eliezer for the God of my father has been my help, And has delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.read more.
And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came to Moses with his sons and his wife into the wilderness, where he encamped at the mountain of God.
And Caleb said, He that smites Kirjath-sepher and takes it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter as wife. And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it; and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.
And Caleb said, "He who attacks Kir'iath-se'pher and takes it, I will give him Achsah my daughter as wife." And Oth'ni-el the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, took it; and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.
And the men of Israel said, Have ye seen this man that comes up? for to defy Israel is he come up: and it shall be, that the man who smites him, him will the king enrich with great riches, and will give him his daughter, and make his father's house free in Israel.
when David arose and went, he and his men, and smote of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they delivered them in full to the king, that he might be the king's son-in-law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter as wife.
And Jehoash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thorn-bush that is in Lebanon sent to the cedar that is in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son as wife; and there passed by the wild beast that is in Lebanon, and trode down the thorn-bush.
And Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar, the Egyptian, her maidservant, at the end of ten years that Abram had dwelt in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram, as his wife.
And she gave him Bilhah her maidservant as wife, and Jacob went in to her.
And when Leah saw that she had ceased to bear, she took Zilpah her maidservant and gave her to Jacob as wife.
And Leah said, God has given me my hire, because I have given my maidservant to my husband; and she called his name Issachar.
And let it come to pass, that the maiden to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink, and who will say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also, be she whom thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and hereby I shall know that thou hast dealt kindly with my master.
and she shall say to me, Both drink thou, and I will also draw for thy camels that she should be the woman whom Jehovah hath appointed for my master's son.
Behold, Rebecca is before thee: take her, and go away; and let her be wife of thy master's son, as Jehovah has said.
And thou shalt make no marriages with them: thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor take his daughter for thy son;