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11 Bible Verses about Relations With Foreigners

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1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab; and he said to the king of Moab, Let my father [of Moabite descent] and my mother, I pray you, come out [of Judah] and be with you till I know what God will do for me.

1 Samuel 27:2

So David arose and went over with the 600 men who were with him to Achish son of Maoch, king of Gath.

Luke 4:26

And yet Elijah was not sent to a single one of them, but only to Zarephath in the country of Sidon, to a woman who was a widow.

Luke 4:27

And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, and yet not one of them was cleansed [by being healed] -- "but only Naaman the Syrian.

Galatians 2:12

For up to the time that certain persons came from James, he ate his meals with the Gentile [converts]; but when the men [from Jerusalem] arrived, he withdrew and held himself aloof from the Gentiles and [ate] separately for fear of those of the circumcision [party].

1 Kings 11:1

But King Solomon [defiantly] loved many foreign women -- "the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites.

Ezekiel 16:32

Rather, you were as an adulterous wife who receives strangers instead of her husband!

Isaiah 2:6

Surely [Lord] You have rejected and forsaken your people, the house of Jacob, because they are filled [with customs] from the east and with soothsayers [who foretell] like the Philistines; also they strike hands and make pledges and agreements with the children of aliens.

Joshua 23:12

For if you turn back and adhere to the remnant of these nations left among you and make marriages with them, you marrying their women and they yours,

Hosea 7:8

Ephraim mixes himself among the peoples [courting the favor of first one country, then another]; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Proverbs 5:10

Lest strangers [and false teachings] take their fill of your strength and wealth and your labors go to the house of an alien [from God] -- "

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