Since they never had copy machines back then I am sure a whole lot of the original meaning is missing or the original meaning is lost.If we really stop to think about it the whole Bible has been translated OVER AND OVER AND OVER, who knows how many things have been left out or added or just plain translated wrong?
I've read translations by Sitkin of ancient scripts. There are answers, but if you want to cling to your faith this forum is not a safe place for you.The priests constantly advised the Hebrews against going outside the Hebrew blood line.BUT it happened over and over, proving that even during a period of history when people "supposedly" witnessed physical manifestations of god's power they still lacked enough faith in this guilt trip to strictly abide by the priestly laws. Here is a summary talking about the Tower of babble. I had never heard of it until I read this thread in here. I have nothing to back this up other than what I think. I do believe that he created different races for a reason and he meant for us to not mix.1one" thing may have had some actual function in era the bible was written (and edited by tired monks *ahem*) but doesn't have any particular function since.I'm thoroughly convinced this and many other of the archaic, obsolete "rules" from the bible continue to only be stressed by those wishing to control others in some way, or those wishing to seek flaws in others. If we really stop to think about it the whole Bible has been translated OVER AND OVER AND OVER, who knows how many things have been left out or added or just plain translated wrong?5 For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians and after Milcom the detestable idol of the Ammonites.6 Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done.If you truly seek an answer based on documented scrolls and not faith.In all likelihood, the whole "it's a nono to date someone not your race!!