Giving In Marriage

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Luke 20:34

Jesus told them, "Those who belong to this age marry and are married,

Deuteronomy 22:16

The father of the young lady is to then say to the elders: "I have given my daughter to this man as a wife, but he despises her.

Genesis 29:19

"It's better that I give her to you than to another man," Laban replied, "so stay with me."

Genesis 29:21

Eventually, Jacob told Laban, "Bring me my wife, now that my time of service has been completed, so I can go be with her."

Genesis 29:27

Fulfill the week for this daughter, then we'll give you the other one in exchange for serving me another seven years."

Genesis 34:8

But Hamor said this: "My son is deeply attracted to your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.

Genesis 34:12

No matter how big or how extensive your demands are for a dowry and wedding presents from me, I'll provide whatever you ask. Only give me the young lady to be my wife."

Genesis 38:14

So she took off her mourning apparel, covered herself with a shawl, and concealed her outward appearance. Then she went out and sat at the entrance of Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah, because she knew that even though Shelah had grown up, she wasn't being given to him as his wife.

Genesis 38:26

When Judah recognized them, he admitted, "She is more upright than I, because I never did give her my son Shelah." And he never had sex with her again.

Exodus 2:21

Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.

Exodus 18:2-5

Now Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, had taken back Moses' wife Zipporah after she had been sent away, along with her two sons. The name of the one was Gershom, because he uwould say, "I was an alien in a foreign land," while the name of the other was Eliezer, because he would say, "My father's God helped me and delivered me from Pharaoh's sword."read more.
Moses' father-in-law Jethro, together with Moses' two sons and his wife, came to Moses in the desert where he was camped at the mountain of God.

Joshua 15:16-17

Then Caleb announced, "I will give my daughter Achsah in marriage to the one who attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures it." Othniel, the son of Caleb's brother Kenaz, captured it, so Caleb gave him his daughter Achsah as his wife.

Judges 1:12-13

Caleb announced, "I'll give my daughter Achsah in marriage to whomever leads the attack against Kiriath-sepher and captures it." Othniel, Caleb's nephew through his younger brother Kenaz, captured the city, so Caleb awarded him his daughter Achsah in marriage.

1 Samuel 17:25

"Did all of you see this man coming up?" one Israeli asked. "He comes up to defy Israel, and the king will richly reward the man who kills him. He will give his daughter to him and will make his father's house tax free in Israel."

1 Samuel 18:27

David got up, went out with his men, and struck down 200 Philistine men. David brought their foreskins and gave them all to the king so he could become the king's son-in-law. So Saul gave him his daughter Michal as a wife.

2 Kings 14:9

But King Jehoash of Israel sent this message to King Amaziah of Judah: "The thorn bush in Lebanon sent this message to the cedar of Lebanon: "Give your daughter to my son in marriage.' But just then a wild beast from Lebanon wandered by and trampled down the thorn bush.

Genesis 16:3

Abram listened to Sarai's suggestion, so Abram's wife Sarai took her Egyptian servant, Hagar, and gave her as a wife to her husband Abram. This took place ten years after Abram had settled in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 30:4

So Rachel gave Jacob her woman servant Bilhah to be his wife, and Jacob had sex with her.

Genesis 30:9

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

Genesis 30:18

Then Leah said, "God has paid me for giving my servant to my husband as his wife." So she named him Issachar.

Genesis 24:14

May it be that the young woman to whom I ask, "Please, lower your jug so that I may drink,' responds, "Have a drink, and I'll water your camels as well.' May she be the one whom you have chosen for your servant Isaac. This is how I'll know that you have shown your gracious love to my master."

Genesis 24:44

if she tells me to drink and also draws water for the camels, may she be the woman that the LORD has chosen for my master's son.'

Genesis 24:51

So here's Rebekah she's right in front of you. Take her and go, so she can become a wife for your master's son, just as the LORD has decreed."

Deuteronomy 7:3

You are not to intermarry with them. You are not to give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters for your sons,

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