Polygamy: Jehoiachin
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2 Kings 24:15
And he carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon, and the king's mother, and the king's wives, and his officers, and the mighty of the land, those carried he into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon.
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The Iranian Conquest
... Polygamy was also encouraged and widely practised: the code imposed no limit on
the number of wives and concubines, and custom was in favour of a man's having ...
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Babylonia and Assyria
... In BC598 Jehoiachin and a large number of the upper classes were carried into ... Polygamy
was not common; indeed, we find it stipulated in one instance that in ...
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