But to the sons of the concubines which Abraham had, Abraham gave
gifts. And he sent them away from Isaac his son while he still
Monogamy only Christians will argue that
polygyny is not encouraged in the Word of God.
Of all the weak arguments foisted against
polygyny this one
exposes how sadly lacking the monogamy only tradition is when it comes
to Scripture. Once the reader has examined all the Scriptures presented
on this site then we know it will be impossible to cling to this woeful
and ineffective claim.
God Gave wives to David. 2Sam.12:8.
Jehovah had two wives Himself. Jer.31:32.
Laws were made to prohibit favoritism or prevent vexation by the husband to his multiple wives. Ex.21:10 and Lev.18:18.
Prophecy foretells the day when Polygyny will rebuild Israel. Is.4.
Polygyny is central to the Kinsman Redeemer role in Israel. Brothers who refused to raise up seed to their dead brother were to bear shame. Deut.25:5-10.
Polygyny is the basis of World blessing through Israel. Jacob and his four wives.
Many of the Old Testament giants of faith
were polygynous and we are willing and ready to promote their faith, but
shouldn't we promote their marriage choices as well?
is as much and possibly more a "promoted" marriage option than
monogamy in the Word of God but woe betide any Christian who tries to
promote it in the Christian community. Let polygyny opponents find an honest argument.
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