lead (one) to the altar

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lead (one) to the altar

To marry someone. I can't believe it's only a month until I lead her to the altar!
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Abraham is assumed not to have blamed God for what he was going to do to Isaac-I mean in his talk to Isaac--as he led him to the altar. He was a nobler murderer for not excusing himself and being willing to pass for wicked" (483).