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Though humans have a tendency to judge people by how they look, including their skin color, God does not judge us by color; He judges the heart.

Often they will argue that marriage with foreigners (implying people both of different culture and color) was prohibited throughout the Old Testament.

Some people believe that interracial marriages are prohibited in the Scriptures.

In America, as we continue to see the influx of people from all different cultures, who have all different colors of skin, it is imperative that we search the Scriptures so see how we should live.

Actually, the prohibitions were not strictly against Jewish-Gentile marriages as racial mixture, but against believer-unbeliever marriages (cf. Solomon was judged for marrying, not simply foreign women, but foreign women who believed in false gods.