Polygamy: Forbidden
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Deuteronomy 17:17
Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.
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Leviticus 18:18
Neither shall you take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.
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Malachi 2:14,15
Yet you say, Why? Because the LORD has been witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously: yet is she your companion, and the wife of your covenant.
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Matthew 19:4,5
And he answered and said to them, Have you not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
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Mark 10:2-8
And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.
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1 Timothy 3:2,12
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
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Titus 1:6
If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
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By the Circumcision of Abraham, Marriage with Sisters Forbidden ...
... Chapter III."By the Circumcision of Abraham, Marriage with Sisters Forbidden; In
the Times of the Prophets Polygamy Put a Stop To; Conjugal Purity Itself by ...
/.../chapter iii by the circumcision of.htm

Upon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
... All polygamy is clearly forbidden in these words, wherein our Lord expressly declares,
that for any woman who has a husband alive, to marry again is adultery. ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 23 upon our lords.htm

Fulfilling of the Law in the Higher Sense. --Particular Examples ...
... [404] Polygamy was not yet wholly forbidden among the Jews, as appears from
Josephus. Speaking in reference to the polygamy of Herod ...
/.../section 155 fulfilling of the.htm

The Golden Eagle is Cut to Pieces. Herod's Barbarity when He was ...
... the patriarchs, to have sometimes more wives or wives and concubines, than one at
the same the and that this polygamy was not directly forbidden in the law of ...
/.../chapter 33 the golden eagle.htm

Letter ccxvii. To Amphilochius, the Canons.
... On polygamy the Fathers are silent, as being brutish and altogether inhuman ... passing
from the Scriptural sense of declaring what acts are forbidden and committed ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter ccxvii to amphilochius the.htm

The Banquet of the Ten Virgins, or Concerning Chastity
... Chapter III.--By the Circumcision of Abraham, Marriage with Sisters Forbidden; In
the Times of the Prophets Polygamy Put a Stop To; Conjugal Purity Itself by ...
/.../methodius/the banquet of the ten virgins or concerning chastity/

Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
... still more the New Testament without gathering from it the conviction, that polygamy
was not ... For, as it is added (Ber.31 a): "It is forbidden to man, that his ...
/.../edersheim/sketches of jewish social life/chapter 9 mothers daughters and.htm

Letter cxcix. Canonica Secunda.
... If among you their re-baptism is forbidden, for the sake of some arrangement ... however
Canon iv., where trigamy is called polygamy or at best a limited fornication ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter cxcix canonica secunda.htm

Pride of Prosperity
... seeking to strengthen his relations with the powerful kingdom lying to the southward
of Israel, Solomon ventured upon forbidden ground ... Polygamy was countenanced ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 3 pride of prosperity.htm

Authenticity and Credibility of the Pentateuch.
... so." Matt.19:8. This general principle applies also to polygamy and the ... these nations
were carefully specified, and they were peremptorily forbidden to molest ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter x authenticity and credibility.htm



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