Does the bible say interracial dating is wrong
"Interracial Marriage" KJV Baptist Preaching (Christian Sermon) Video September 22, 2014 Now, Numbers 12 beginning verse number one, the bible reads, " And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman, and they said, Hath the Lord indeed spoken only by Moses? And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the Lord will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream. (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.) And the Lord spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the congregation. And the Lord came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came forth.It’s unfortunate that some passages of Scripture have been misquoted and taken out of context to rationalize racial prejudice.The Bible clearly tells us: Christ’s love requires us to love each other ( John -35 ; 1 John 4:8,16 ).We use the King James Version of the Bible here for copyright reasons.Some of the passages are: There are many passages in the Bible that have been used by anti-miscegenationists to condemn interracial marriages.Scripture neither advocates nor condemns interracial marriage.
If the stories in Genesis are literally true, he created the human race with great diversity: two sexes, many races, three sexual orientations, a range of heights and body styles, hundreds of languages, etc.My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house.With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the Lord shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?This addresses the question of not marrying outside Israel.The key point here is belief and worship, not race or cultural heritage. “Miriam’s skin was leprous—it became as white as snow” (Numbers ).
A Jew who married a woman from one of the Canaanite nations would find his wife naturally inclined towards the language, culture, and religion of her childhood.