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From your comments on other answers, it is clear that what you are really asking is if biblical nuptials are a religious or civic/contractual affair. The answer really is that Biblically, it is both. This is because in Biblical times, the Israelight nation lived in a theocracy. The books of Exodus, Leviticus and Dueteronomy have large swaths dedicated to ...
There are NO wedding ceremonies in Scripture. Isaac took Rebecca to be his wife. How did he take her? By consummation. "Isaac brought Rebekah into his mother Sarah's tent. He took her as his wife and loved her." (Gen 24:67 KJV)
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