Show that scripture against mixed marriage
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Genesis 28:1Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women.Canaanites are a race and of a nation and Jacob is NOT within that ethnicity. Thus, a marriage between Jacob and a Canaanite woman is an interracial/mixed marriage. Because the phrase "You must not" is used, it became pretty clear that this is an example that discourages an interracial marriage. In fact, any scripture that only illustrates discouragements to an example of interracial marriage would count.I understand what you are thinking. "Does that mean hating anyone is equal of hating his/her/their qualities, ethnicities, etc?" However, hating an LGBTQ activist because he is gay would make you homophobic. Because the Canaanites are tied to their beliefs which are disliked by the God of the Bible, it is pretty safe to say that God discourages the marriage between one of his people(Jacob) and a Canaanites because of their own religion and beliefs, which are tied to their ethnicity. God hates the marriage between these two just by the fact that the two are different and incompatible.Genesis 24:3-4That I may make you swear by the Lord, the God of heaven and God of the earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell, but will go to my country and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.”This is the same as the one above. God discourages marriage between his people and the Canaanites due to their ethnicity. This is one example of a shown scripture against interracial marriage.So, conclusions.
- The Bible discourages marriage between his people and the Canaanites.
- The two are not the same ethnicity, and the marriage within would be interracial and mixed.
- God discourages it due to their ethnicity.
- Because God discourages it, it would be scripture in the bible that shows discouragement towards interracial marriage.I have used logic to justify my BoP.
One(or four) paragraph(s) in the Deuteronomy book, states:“When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are entering to take possession of it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations more numerous and mightier than you, and when the Lord your God gives them over to you, and you defeat them, then you must devote them to complete destruction. You shall make no covenant with them and show no mercy to them. You shall not intermarry with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons, for they would turn away your sons from following me, to serve other gods. Then the anger of the Lord would be kindled against you, and he would destroy you quickly.[1, Deuteronomy 7:1-4]The bolded phrases and/or sentences shows my point.So far, these claims are undoubtedly true:
- I and my opponent both agree that nations can be used to establish ethnicity.
- The Hittites, the Girgashites, etc. are thus people and ethnicity.
- God told the people(Israelites) to NOT marry with any of the seven other people in their respective nations.
- This quote is IN THE BIBLE.
- Thus, this is a scripture of the bible that is against mixed marriages, because God told the Israelites to NOT intermarry with the other people.
- Because ONE sufficient example shown from PRO is enough for him to win the debate, and this paragraph does it, I rest my case.
Genesis 28:1So this is saying don't intermarry with them because of the land they're of.Is that right?
Canaanites are a race and of a nation and Jacob is NOT within that ethnicity. Thus, a marriage between Jacob and a Canaanite woman is an interracial/mixed marriage. Because the phrase "You must not" is used, it became pretty clear that this is an example that discourages an interracial marriage. In fact, any scripture that only illustrates discouragements to an example of interracial marriage would count.I understand what you are thinking. "Does that mean hating anyone is equal of hating his/her/their qualities, ethnicities, etc?" However, hating an LGBTQ activist because he is gay would make you homophobic. Because the Canaanites are tied to their beliefs which are disliked by the God of the Bible, it is pretty safe to say that God discourages the marriage between one of his people(Jacob) and a Canaanites because of their own religion and beliefs, which are tied to their ethnicity. God hates the marriage between these two just by the fact that the two are different and incompatible.
Likewise with Genesis 24 and Deuteronomy 7, is it saying do not intermarry for the sake of keeping descendants of different nations separate?
But if you turn away and ally yourselves with the survivors of these nations that remain among you and if you intermarry with them and associate with them, 13 then you may be sure that the Lord your God will no longer drive out these nations before you. Instead, they will become snares and traps for you, whips on your backs and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land, which the Lord your God has given you.
Gen 28:1Is this saying marriage between nations is a sin or is it saying what Isaac told Jacob not to do?This fails to deliver on what you're to prove.Also we can't let this go without context. It's easy to pick out something that looks like what you thought it was but read down to verse 8. It's there we begin to understand the situation with the Caananites. They're displeasing to Isaac.Why are they this to Isaac?Well now we get to learn the biblical context of the Caananites at this point.We see that Isaac blessed Jacob in Genesis 28
Going back a ways to get a little history. Genesis 9Canaan is cursed.Genesis 10Caananites spread as a "race".
Leviticus 18Caananites are not of God.Now just as in Deuteronomy, it has a very similar situation.None of these scriptures state marriage between nations is a sin which is what I asked for .Likewise, they don't state marriage between nations in its very nature is transgression. That means it doesn't say you shall not intermarry with them due to keeping the separation of nations as is. One of the passages gives a reason . One that has nothing to do with mixing the nations alone or in of itself.As I requested for you to do is to find something that references this subject in and of itself, being solely the basis to condemn for, you have not done.
Kudos to you for ignoring everything I said to just repeat what you stated previously.
You may not understand this but sin means anything against the scripture. If you're just now learning what sin is, it's time to start reading.In 1 John 3, sin is transgression of the law. That's going against the law or being told what not to do.
In 1 John 3, sin is transgression of the law. That's going against the law or being told what not to do.Just as in this next scripture you provided , it's scripture stating what is to not be done. If it is done, it is not going with it, it's going against what was said in scripture.
Joshua 23You're right when you say as the text says about intermarrying with "them" , what will happen .This of course just harmonizes with everything else. Starting at verse one in the book of Joshua reading all the way down to at least verse 7, there again shows not a forbidding of marriage of a different people alone but as a people not of God.
WILL YOU PLEASE FOR ONCE AND FOR ALL GIVE SCRIPTURE THAT STATES THAT INTERMARRYING BETWEEN NATIONS (INTERRACIAL MARRIAGE) IS A SIN(AGAINST SCRIPTURE) ******""IN OF ITSELF******????
In other words, the scripture has to state this is forbidden on the basis of being different nations. That's what "in of itself" is. It means the basis alone not on the basis of something else like different god worshippers.
See what you're struggling with is not comprehending that the basis in the context of scripture you provided is irrelevant to the people being of different nations but just so happen to be of different nations that have different beliefs.Being of different nations just comes with the territory. The scripture does not say "do not intermarry as you are incompatible". You're saying that. I don't see the words "compatible" or "incompatible" in any of these texts. I don't see where it says "do not intermarry for the sake of just no intermarriage or for the sake of keeping nations separate".
- I have proved, that by any basis(that is non-null), those three quotes are, more or less, against interracial marriage. It is not black and white and it doesn't need to be a sin.
- Those quotes have a partial basis, which, although not completely against mixed marriage, are more or less still against interracial marriage.
- I have successfully fulfilled by BoP. Voters, please vote PRO.
I understand there's no biblical basis but it makes this site no nevermind anyhow. But to us that read , understand biblical context know the truth.
thank you for voting.
There's no explicit biblical basis. There is arguably an implicit one. For example, the Tower of Babel story the people were one people, but then god deliberately scatters humanity across the planet. The end result was people were largely grouped together geographically with similar racial characteristics. Presumably god had his reasons for doing this. If we associate with the other peoples, form multiracial and multicultural societies, then we may be going against god's plan. The ultimate association available would be marriage and breeding.
There is either scripture against it or not. The rest comes down to explaining your understanding of what you read.
A better resolution would be that such passages are mistranslated or otherwise taken out of context. As is, you lose once someone brings up such a scripture.
Also if you're going to post nothing in R1, you should indicate that in the description.
It would be defined by it's scriptural context. Now we can say the connection between all the contexts is a distinct group. That doesn't give us a complete definition. We have to go by how the word is used in a passage.
What is the scriptural definition of race?