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Interracial dating according to the bible

For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother . But what about being joined with someone from another people group in the covenant relationship of marriage?

In the 1800s, before Darwinian evolution was popularized, most people, when talking about “races,” would be referring to such groups as the “English race,” “Irish race,” and so on.

This short article will examine a few of the assumptions and conclusions made by those who firmly believe God does not approve of interracial "mixing." Perhaps the greatest assumption made by those who thunder that interracial dating is wrong is that the Israelites had a "pure" heredity which God wanted them to maintain.

The Bible shows, however, that the group who left Egyptian bondage was anything but pure genetically.

What if one of believe about those from other people groups—and there are a significant number of Christians (particularly in America) who would claim that such “interracial” marriages directly violate God’s principles in the Bible, and should not be allowed.

But does the Word of God really condemn such mixes?

Is there ultimately any such thing as “interracial marriage”?

Let’s look at some of the verses people often use to say that marriage between people groups is scripturally forbidden.

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