For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons. Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.And to it the dragon gave his power and his throne and great authority.One of its heads seemed to have a mortal wound, but its mortal wound was healed, and the whole earth marveled as they followed the beast.I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary.But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first.This would not only exclude unbelievers, but it would also exclude. In truth, making this verse about not being in a romantic relationship with a non-believer isn't a But because there isn't a clear Biblical mandate, and because there is wisdom in.
Then all who trembled at the words of the God of Israel, because of the faithlessness of the returned exiles, gathered around me while I sat appalled until the evening sacrifice.And at the evening sacrifice I rose from my fasting, with my garment and my cloak torn, and fell upon my knees and spread out my hands to the Lord my God, You shall make no covenant with them and show no mercy to them.You shall not intermarry with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons, for they would turn away your sons from following me, to serve other gods.Separate yourselves from the peoples of the land and from the foreign wives.For they have taken some of their daughters to be wives for themselves and for their sons, so that the holy race has mixed itself with the peoples of the lands.