Concept of dating
Not only is there nothing in the Bible specifically about dating, but the concept of dating didn’t even exist in biblical times.
Even today in many areas of the Middle East, dating is a relatively new concept and couples can’t even be seen together in public unless they are officially “engaged” to be married.
From the women I have asked, when a single man and a single woman are together alone, then that is a "date." But of course not all women agree with that.
Our dictionary defines "date" as "Balzende", which comes from the noun "die Balz" (verb "balzen"), usually refers to animal courtship.
When I have used translation services, the word suggestions for "dating" seem to be along the lines of carbon dating, not the intended romantic words.
The other challenge is that American concept of dating varies widely from the German concept of dating. I also found "Datieren." So I fell back to the word "courting" which to German translates to "Balzende." But would this be a good idea?
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