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{Genesis 24:37} And my master 113 made me swear, 7650 z8686 saying, 559 z8800 Thou shalt not x3808 take 3947 z8799 a wife 802 to my son 1121 of the daughters 1323 x4480 of the Canaanites, 3669 in whose x834 land 776 I x595 dwell: 3427 z8802
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"And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: ... And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter." {Gen 24:2-9} + "That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they [were] fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose." {Gen 6:2} + "And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these [which are] of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?" {Gen 27:46} + "Now when these things were done, the princes came to me, saying, The people of Israel, and the priests, and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the people of the lands, [doing] according to their abominations, [even] of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites. ... And when I heard this thing, I rent my garment and my mantle, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down astonied." {Ezr 9:1-3}
The Canaanites were infected with gross idolatry; and consequently, not proper persons with whom to form so intimate a connection; especially as Jehovah had shown Abraham that they were filling up the measure of their iniquity, and were doomed to destruction. - Cross Reference Bible Search

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