I have always asked this question whenever the issue of incest arises. Who determines how far removed from your bloodline a person has to be before you can marry them? What if, for some twist of fate or another, two strangers meet and grow to love themselves only to discover that they are second cousins? Considering that we all are from the same parentage (Adam and Eve), from what geneological divide is marriage "allowed" and how is it determined?
Thanks Maxyclass for visiting my blog. I can only answer your question to the best of my ability because it’s a bit ‘mind-boggling’. When it comes to who determines how far removed from your bloodline a person has to be before you can marry them, I believe it is the responsibility of your kins-men.
In my area, there’s a limit to who one marries and it is the parents’ responsibility to pass on these ‘off-limits’ to their children on time and they also check the bloodline of any potential suitor to make sure they’re not related before they can give the go-ahead.
In your second question, the way to avoid such from happening is by being inquisitive from the first day. The person’s state of origin and town/village should have a link to either of your parents’ town/village. But when the tracing becomes so blurred at the beginning of that relationship, the Holy Spirit in you sounds the alarm if you’re in tune with Him.
Then coming to your last question, I can only say that it is still the responsibility of your kins-men in the village and they themselves know how it is determined but I also believe that most of them can freely share the information on how it is determined with you.
Finally, in all, I strongly believe the Holy Spirit knows best and can also help check us when we want to make any mistake by unknowingly dating or falling in love with someone in our bloodline because He knows and sees what we do not know and might never see.
Remain richly blessed dear..