Bible verses about dating other races

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1 Kings 11:1-5 King Solomon loved many women who were not from Israel.He loved the daughter of the king of Egypt, as well as women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites.Deuteronomy 7:3 - Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.Deuteronomy 7:3-4 - Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.He had seven hundred wives who were from royal families and three hundred slave women who gave birth to his children. As Solomon grew old, his wives caused him to follow other gods.He did not follow the Lord completely as his father David had done.

If you do, they will cause you to follow their gods.” But Solomon fell in love with these women.

In the Old Testament God didn’t want His people marrying people of the other nations not because of race, but because they would lead His people astray. Then the Lord’s anger will burn against you, and He will swiftly destroy you.

Instead, this is what you are to do to them: tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, cut down their Asherah poles, and because if you ever turn back and cling to those who remain of these nations by intermarrying with them and associating one with another, know for certain that the Lord your God will not continue to drive out these nations ahead of you They forgot the Lord their God and served Canaanite male and female deities.

Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee.

Ezra 9:1-2 - 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.

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