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Bible Study Topic: Polygamy

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Lamech married two women, one named Adah and the other Zillah.
Genesis 4:19
 
Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian maidservant named Hagar;
Genesis 16:1
 
When Esau was forty years old, he married Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and also Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite.
Genesis 26:34
 
so he went to Ishmael and married Mahalath, the sister of Nebaioth and daughter of Ishmael son of Abraham, in addition to the wives he already had. Jacob's Dream at Bethel
Genesis 28:9
 
Jacob lay with Rachel also, and he loved Rachel more than Leah. And he worked for Laban another seven years. Jacob's Children
Genesis 29:30
 
He had seventy sons of his own, for he had many wives.
Judges 8:30
 
He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none.
1 Samuel 1:2
 
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Praise be to the LORD, who has upheld my cause against Nabal for treating me with contempt. He has kept his servant from doing wrong and has brought Nabal's wrongdoing down on his own head." Then David sent word to Abigail, asking her to become his wife.
His servants went to Carmel and said to Abigail, "David has sent us to you to take you to become his wife."
She bowed down with her face to the ground and said, "Here is your maidservant, ready to serve you and wash the feet of my master's servants."
Abigail quickly got on a donkey and, attended by her five maids, went with David's messengers and became his wife.
David had also married Ahinoam of Jezreel, and they both were his wives.
But Saul had given his daughter Michal, David's wife, to Paltiel son of Laish, who was from Gallim.
1 Samuel 25:39-44
 
Sons were born to David in Hebron: His firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel;
his second, Kileab the son of Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel; the third, Absalom the son of Maacah daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;
the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;
and the sixth, Ithream the son of David's wife Eglah. These were born to David in Hebron. Abner Goes Over to David
2 Samuel 3:2-5
 
After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him.
2 Samuel 5:13
 
As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.
1 Kings 11:4
 
Nebuchadnezzar took Jehoiachin captive to Babylon. He also took from Jerusalem to Babylon the king's mother, his wives, his officials and the leading men of the land.
2 Kings 24:15
 
Ashhur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
1 Chronicles 4:5
 
In Jerusalem David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.
1 Chronicles 14:3
 
Rehoboam married Mahalath, who was the daughter of David's son Jerimoth and of Abihail, the daughter of Jesse's son Eliab.
She bore him sons: Jeush, Shemariah and Zaham.
Then he married Maacah daughter of Absalom, who bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza and Shelomith.
Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absalom more than any of his other wives and concubines. In all, he had eighteen wives and sixty concubines, twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.
Rehoboam appointed Abijah son of Maacah to be the chief prince among his brothers, in order to make him king.
He acted wisely, dispersing some of his sons throughout the districts of Judah and Benjamin, and to all the fortified cities. He gave them abundant provisions and took many wives for them.
2 Chronicles 11:18-23
 
But Abijah grew in strength. He married fourteen wives and had twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.
2 Chronicles 13:21
 
So now the LORD is about to strike your people, your sons, your wives and everything that is yours, with a heavy blow.
2 Chronicles 21:14
 
Jehoiada chose two wives for him, and he had sons and daughters.
2 Chronicles 24:3
 
The plague will bury those who survive him, and their widows will not weep for them.
Job 27:15
 
While Belshazzar was drinking his wine, he gave orders to bring in the gold and silver goblets that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them.
Daniel 5:2
 
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