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What was betrothal in biblical times?



    
    

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Stringio Oun Kwon

Marriage in that society was not our marriage between man-woman, it was between two families. The girl was given to be the boy's household member as his wife. No dating. A period of a year of waiting and preparing for her to move in. No 'engagement'.

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