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Arranging a marriage
The concept that marriages are arranged by the parents (or family) of the bride and groom. This may or may not include input by the bride or groom.
Key passages
Ge 24:3–67

that I may make you swear by Yahweh, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose midst I am dwelling, but that you will go to my land and to my family, and take a wife for my son, for Isaac.” And the servant said …

Ge 28:1–9

Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him. And he instructed him and said to him, “You must not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan. Arise, go to Paddan-Aram, to the house of Bethuel, your mother’s father, and take for yourself a wife from there, from the daughters of Laban …

Ge 29:11–14

And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice and wept. And Jacob told Rachel that he was the relative of her father, and that he was the son of Rebekah. And she ran and told her father.And it happened that when Laban heard the message about Jacob, the son of his sister, he ran to meet …

Tob 6:10–13

And when they drew near to Rages, the angel said to the young man, “Brother, today we will lodge with Raguel, for he is your relative, and he has a daughter named Sarah. I shall speak about her that she be given to you for a wife because her inheritance is entitled to …