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Genesis 38:6

Now Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.

Genesis 24:2-4

Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, "Please place your hand under my thigh,

Genesis 21:21

He lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

Genesis 24:57-58

And they said, "We will call the girl and consult her wishes."

Genesis 34:4

So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, "Get me this young girl for a wife."

Judges 14:2

So he came back and told his father and mother, "I saw a woman in Timnah, one of the daughters of the Philistines; now therefore, get her for me as a wife."

1 Samuel 18:20

Now Michal, Saul's daughter, loved David. When they told Saul, the thing was agreeable to him.

Genesis 29:28

Jacob did so and completed her week, and he gave him his daughter Rachel as his wife.

Exodus 2:21

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

1 Samuel 18:21

Saul thought, "I will give her to him that she may become a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him " Therefore Saul said to David, "For a second time you may be my son-in-law today."

Genesis 29:18

Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, "I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel."

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 29:30

So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah, and he served with Laban for another seven years.

Exodus 22:16-17

"If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and lies with her, he must pay a dowry for her to be his wife.

Deuteronomy 22:28-29

"If a man finds a girl who is a virgin, who is not engaged, and seizes her and lies with her and they are discovered,

1 Samuel 18:17

Then Saul said to David, "Here is my older daughter Merab; I will give her to you as a wife, only be a valiant man for me and fight the LORD'S battles " For Saul thought, "My hand shall not be against him, but let the hand of the Philistines be against him."

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."

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."

1 Samuel 18:25

Saul then said, "Thus you shall say to David, 'The king does not desire any dowry except a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to take vengeance on the king's enemies '" Now Saul planned to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

Genesis 24:53

The servant brought out articles of silver and articles of gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah; he also gave precious things to her brother and to her mother.

Genesis 24:59

Thus they sent away their sister Rebekah and her nurse with Abraham's servant and his men.

Genesis 29:24

Laban also gave his maid Zilpah to his daughter Leah as a maid.

Judges 1:14-15

Then it came about when she came to him, that she persuaded him to ask her father for a field. Then she alighted from her donkey, and Caleb said to her, "What do you want?"

Joshua 15:18-19

It came about that when she came to him, she persuaded him to ask her father for a field. So she alighted from the donkey, and Caleb said to her, "What do you want?"

1 Kings 9:16

For Pharaoh king of Egypt had gone up and captured Gezer and burned it with fire, and killed the Canaanites who lived in the city, and had given it as a dowry to his daughter, Solomon's wife.

2 Samuel 3:14

So David sent messengers to Ish-bosheth, Saul's son, saying, "Give me my wife Michal, to whom I was betrothed for a hundred foreskins of the Philistines."

Genesis 29:19-20

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

Genesis 19:14

Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were to marry his daughters, and said, "Up, get out of this place, for the LORD will destroy the city " But he appeared to his sons-in-law to be jesting.

Deuteronomy 22:23-24

"If there is a girl who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man finds her in the city and lies with her,

Matthew 1:18-20

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.

Genesis 29:21

Then Jacob said to Laban, "Give me my wife, for my time is completed, that I may go in to her."

Luke 1:27

to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.

Matthew 1:25

but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.

1 Corinthians 7:36-38

But if any man thinks that he is acting unbecomingly toward his virgin daughter, if she is past her youth, and if it must be so, let him do what he wishes, he does not sin; let her marry.

Deuteronomy 20:7

'And who is the man that is engaged to a woman and has not married her? Let him depart and return to his house, otherwise he might die in the battle and another man would marry her.'

Deuteronomy 24:5

"When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

Ezekiel 16:9-13

"Then I bathed you with water, washed off your blood from you and anointed you with oil.

Psalm 45:13

The King's daughter is all glorious within; Her clothing is interwoven with gold.

Psalm 45:14

She will be led to the King in embroidered work; The virgins, her companions who follow her, Will be brought to You.

John 3:29

"He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice So this joy of mine has been made full.

Judges 14:11

When they saw him, they brought thirty companions to be with him.

Matthew 9:15

And Jesus said to them, "The attendants of the bridegroom cannot mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.

Mark 2:19

And Jesus said to them, "While the bridegroom is with them, the attendants of the bridegroom cannot fast, can they? So long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.

Luke 5:34

And Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the attendants of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?

Matthew 25:1-10

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Genesis 29:22

Laban gathered all the men of the place and made a feast.

Judges 14:10

Then his father went down to the woman; and Samson made a feast there, for the young men customarily did this.

Revelation 19:9

Then he said to me, "Write, 'Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb '" And he said to me, "These are true words of God."

Psalm 78:63

Fire devoured His young men, And His virgins had no wedding songs.

Isaiah 62:5

For as a young man marries a virgin, So your sons will marry you; And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, So your God will rejoice over you.

Jeremiah 7:34

"Then I will make to cease from the cities of Judah and from the streets of Jerusalem the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride; for the land will become a ruin.

Jeremiah 33:11

the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voice of those who say, "Give thanks to the LORD of hosts, For the LORD is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting"; and of those who bring a thank offering into the house of the LORD. For I will restore the fortunes of the land as they were at first,' says the LORD.

Matthew 22:3-4

"And he sent out his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come.

Matthew 22:5-7

"But they paid no attention and went their way, one to his own farm, another to his business,

Luke 14:18-21

"But they all alike began to make excuses. The first one said to him, 'I have bought a piece of land and I need to go out and look at it; please consider me excused.'

Matthew 22:11-12

"But when the king came in to look over the dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes,

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