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What Biblical verses mention how distant a relative should be before considering marriage?


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October 19, 2007 4:57AM

According to the law given to the ancient Jews, which is normally applied to both modern day Jews and Christiains, these are the laws regarding incest: Any close fleshly relative, parents, step-parents (remarried to a natural parent), sister, brother, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, daughter or son in-law. (Leviticus 18:6-17)