woman with multiple husbands in the bible

Eating meat is wrong. Polygyny doesn’t complicate this, really — there’s no blending of the souls or anything else of that nature. I should read more on the topic. Biblical marriage does not require the purchase of a civil marriage license, so biblical polygyny is allowed and practiced in America. “God’s order is that a man should take one wife. Your question makes god sound like an idiot. I would interpret Genesis 2:24 which is a passage even the most conservative Bible Scholars and context say was written by Moses concurrently with Exodus 21 must submit to the actual words of God in Exodus 21. All you will be able to do in the final analysis is show that I am hypocritical. Thanks man. Jesus said to her, “Give Me a drink.” 8 For His disciples had gone away into the city to buy food. Now to those that have lifted up the issue of the law of the land; wasn’t it Apostle Peter that challenged the Sanhedrin on such issues and said point blank that if he had to choose between God and the law of the land he would rather he broke the law ? Meet The Woman Who Has 5 Husbands & They Are All Brothers…She Sleeps With Them On Rotation! A woman, on the other hand, might say, “That is MY husband; I belong to him and him ALONE”. I believe that the bible should be read with a fundamentalist eye. That is unfortunate indeed, which is why there are those who advocate that polygyny be recognized under the law. EXCEPT in the case of Uriah the Hittite.” His order in creation was designed to aid in the raising of a godly seed.” — That passage is an argument against divorce, that God united Adam and Eve so that they could raise godly offspring. Be mindful of this, if you have children, it will not matter that in God’s more perfect order of the family, that you should have been in charge and that your wife ought not leave you. 26 James 2:23 – Abraham was called “a friend of God”, but he was a polygamist. In a world where neither man nor woman is superior to the other, and other bigotry and hatred is no more, we may finally put petty differences behind ourselves and advance the human race. Those studies also do nothing to determine whether the Scriptures allow for polygyny or not, which is the crux of my argument and quite frankly the only thing that matters to me in this discussion. that is between there god and them, just like it is our job too love them no matter there choices… In the basement of the dorm, classes were in session. I did not write the article – I’m just quoting it. But I’m out of my league when discussing history, though. Then when it occurs, your hard heart refuses to submit…even to the direct command of Jesus. You do not call into question whether or not it is morally valid, as I understand your logic, because the ideas are not stated as morally unjust in the bible. You can read more about it and its uses here. I’m not sure what you’re talking about, Damian, nor am I entirely certain what position you take — are you a friend of polygyny or not? Polyandry is a form of polygamy in which a woman takes two or more husbands at the same time. Having been humbled by Saul, they were not eligible women for other men. It means that if you have sex with a woman and she has a daughter from a previous man, you may not have sex with the daughter. Women get a knife in their heart & back when they know that their husband is having sex with another woman telling their 2nd wife that they love them “with all their heart”……the same words that they told their first wife. Believe me, that’s what happens, at least for me. Those laws came to the British Isles and North and South America. For example the passage in Romans 7 which states: “by law, a woman is bound to her husband as long as he is alive, and if she marries another man while her husband is alive, she shall be called an adulteress” . Abraham did not marry his half sister. notice God never mentions to solomon the way it was in the beginning with adam and eve. Charlene: The Law present in the Pentateuch is composed of three distinct features: moral laws, laws which set Israel apart from other nations, and ritual (including ritual cleanliness and holy days) laws. They claim the Bible is a book Men for men, well if they feel that way as a woman WHY READ IT OR BELIEVE IN IT!!!? The bizarre part of this is that, the 5 … ” So I bought her for myself for fifteen shekels of silver and a homer and a half of barley. He gave us the freedom of making choices so it’s my choice. According to the Bible, does God sin? Your email address will not be published. It was nice, very nice and quite appealing to be honest. If you are a Christian, than you are a part of the body of Christ. I restrict my discussions to matters regarding health care and health care outcomes, as well as research regarding health outcomes. Your acceptance of Polygyny will open the Old Testament to you, as you will not degrade the fallible “Heroes” of the faith as most others do. Also, if they were married a couple of years with no pregnancy, the husband may become anxious about his choice for a bride. I do agree that there is no argument against multiple wives in Scripture and God blessed many men who had them. “Father, please forgive him and open up his heart to the truth”. How many commandments were violated here ? Rick: You’re very right on many more points. Marta, I appreciate the concern — I do. We are not told how old she is, which might be something of a guideline. In fact, if your support is from David and you think God gave him multiple wives, then God contradicts his own word. * Because of the overall apathy of believers, messages in churches are forced to be entry-level at best, relying on catchy mnemonics such as alliterated lists or word pictures. 2) admit that you are COMMANDED to EXECUTE: where the body of men although made perfect wasnt made compleat, and thats why jesus didnt have a wife, but men need a wife. How do we excuse Adam’s sin as not being tied to his marriage structure, and not excuse his polygamous descendants sin, and then use that sin as condemnation for their marriage structure? My stance stated our government regulated marriage licenses and that these licenses were simply papers, not anything important to God. Some critics of polygyny believe that the wording “his own” and “her own” in this verse suggests monogamy over polygyny. If you draw any other conclusion from Scripture than this you are allowing your clouded opinion of the matter guide you. If the person is a monogamist, he/she will prefer a relationship with whomever he/she has found as a suitable partner. I have spare time because I don’t have more than one wife. Surely one does not believe that they were the only people God created at that time because then we need to open up the subject of incest. It is a rarity, but if a man is married and converts to catholicism and wants to become a priest, sometimes they will give special permission for this man to remain married to his wife while also joining the priesthood. So, Marta, as a Presbyterian, how do I question the leadership on areas of doctrinal dispute? Even if I did, there’d be other factors to consider. I do hope you’re wife knows you’re views here, and on every topic. “Why is it important that a man only have one wife? You argue that the only advantages of polygyny belong to the men; that’s subjective. So no, I won’t say polygyny is a sin, but I will say a man who divorces his wife to live polygynously commits adultery, because he dishonored his word. Well, such a thing was again a well documented custom of Rome (though they left the girls to die of exposure immediately after birth, not being as enlightened as us and not knowing that it is really a baby at that point and that they should have done it sooner {Its all been done before, eh?}) I am sure the Father would have desired total obedience from the beginning but it didnt happen, as long as we are in this sinful bodies we will fall short . Who is Bill Mikelait and who invited him? Scripture teaches us that whoever does NOT divorce his wife and marries another does NOT commit adultery. There’s still a plurality there, though. Solomon is a special case; he violated the law given to kings about multiplying wives unto himself, but even then, he was never condemned by God for it, nor was any other person in the Bible. Furthermore, God’s prohibitions against homosexual behaviour are reiterated in the new testament. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Comment: (and Ephesians 4). t. e. Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, "state of marriage to many spouses") is the practice of marrying multiple spouses. It was JESUS who was on trial here. BTW, Genesis 2:24 says, “For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.” (which involves so much more than just sex). The only “sect” to which we belong, is the one described in the Bible…. but onto another topic I saw as i read this verry verry long thread, that relates to this whole topic. While I disagree with both mainstream and fundamentalists, I have more respect for the fundamentalists… while at the same time acknowledging the mainstream are more fun at parties. This teaching, for once, has not been in a vacuum and has stirred up quite a few people for and against. I scammed my way onto the advisory board. With regard to 1st Corinthians 7:2 which says: “Let each man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.”. Instead, he creates a child, who is himself, and then makes it so his favourite evil sinner people kill his son (who is himself) as a backwards loophole and perhaps cause people to turn their lives around. Thanka for that. You’re attempting to add new sins to the Law could be tantamount to “adding unto the words of God,” which Revelation says results in not so very good things, for what it’s worth. Are you noticing a pattern yet? After listing the various forms of sexual sin, the chapter ends, This command is straight from the mouth of Jesus Christ…”Consequently they are no longer two, but one flesh. It does no good to be honest and forthcoming with the dishonest. “Levirate marriages were part of the Law; those who chose not to participate were essentially spitting in their brother’s face. (There’s even a little in there about sex slavery, which somewhat ties into the arguments of polygamy. In effect, Jesus linked “do not commit adultery” with “do not covet,” emphasizing the heart’s role in sin. See these feminist don’t think on this level. All of you (with the exception of the feminist woman who is obviously Godless) pose some pretty interesting arguments. Bill, when you say that God provided the scriptures, you have to give some evidence that it was provided by God. Women usually do not desire multiple partners but men do. I, too, am deeply disturbed with many of the comments on here, especially from the women. Those things which you mention fall into the two fulfilled aspects of the Law, and so no, we do not observe those things today. That was many years ago. Learn how your comment data is processed. The law of the land is only as worthwhile as its ability to not contradict the Law of God. Their view is that polygyny is not permitted by Christian scriptures and is sinful. ” – Martin Luther. Thanks for the comment, Jeff, and for fact-checking for me. Likewise, a bisexual person is attracted to men and women. You have been taught by the Catholic Church he was God and it has spilled into the other sects of Christianity, but the funny thing is NOT ALL CHRISTIANS BELIEVE HE WAS GOD!! Equal in standing before God? Or maybe she was mean and sarcastic (she did come to the well when no one else would have been expected to be there!) When you make a vow to God, do not delay in fulfilling it. Disclaimer: I have no idea whether Marta will ever read this due to her request for her e-mail address to be removed, resulting in her no longer being subscribed to new comments. But it also freely allows the having of multiple wives. You have made my point. To have spiritual leadership and covering for her, to pray with her, to support her when she is sick, or feeling lost or emotionally low? Polygyny is the practice of one man having multiple wives; it is a type of polygamy. Even Jesus — the sinless Lamb — depicts Himself as a husband meeting ten virgins to wed. After a few months I walked out. It should also be pointed out at this point going forward that “adultery” is not a man “cheating on his wife.”. Lastly, she bears no sign of being embarrassed or remorseful for her living situation. He decided he was “divinely inspired” to have sex with one of his patients, to bring about her healing. From what I can determine, this is how your logic goes: I’ll start with something kinda funny; Why a man would even want a wife is a mystery, why a man would want a second wife is a bigamistry! I hate to say this because it sounds so very negatively critical, but local churches overwhelmingly are *stuck. If you read back to what I already wrote you will see that I do not believe having two wives is a sin. Big chests, little chests, big or little whatever, it’s all good. I mean no offense or insult to anyone, here or otherwise, but mainly here as I have grown to respect all involved in this thread. I am unsure how many of polygynous Christian groups or denominations there truly are now. thats never been on God’s intended list/menu for any man, however Holy he may be and since we have been called to holiness and will not commit fornication, this means that as a man thinketh in his heart so is he i.e if your thoughts go beyond “wow, she’s beautiful” to the more graphic stuff in your mind then you need to watch out for you have crossed the line into fornication territory. Most persons that take a stand or even vocalize their beliefs regarding the lawfulness and application of multiple wives in a family encounter some very strong opposition. :-). It has pictures of figures in poses to represent the biblical references. Cherry Pickers are in the set of things that Biblical Christians are not. so if i get married in sept. i took to myself a wife. I don’t believe that I, or any other woman, was created for MEN . That is what “inspired” means. What is required to misunderstand it, though, is a limited understanding of not only the sinfulness of man but also of the holiness of God. I’ve interacted with very few people who actually believe that polygyny is acceptable, and that only via the Internet. The problem with accuracy is aggravated because the people that tend to come forward are the ones that leave the fringe groups and identify polygamy with every aspect of their group, I can’t comment on the link you gave as it currently just complains about something concerning session cookies timing out. Jeroboam and his men stood under the careful, watchful protection of their golden calves and idols; Abijah and his men rose up under the watch, care, and protection of the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. if you read these chapters and then go to the new testament and read 1 corint. And also, do you have any Bible passages that support your claim of accountability and the lack of being a sin? Now the one to whom the law pointed — Christ the Messiah — has come and fulfilled the symbolism associated with the ceremonial law. Rubbish. How can a man have sex with his daughter without having first had sex with her mother who gave birth to her? I want to further fellowship with you, electronic or otherwise, unless you repent. No. Also, claiming that it is against the “law of the land” is a cop-out. Yet we are told that He was cursed. It’s not so simple after Anyone? I understand completely the importance of teaching the Gospel, but at some point, the rest of the Scriptures must be preached as well — even the hard parts… even the uncomfortable parts. Consider that ti is likely much higher odds, then consider how many polygamists must be out there in order to find one family of 5 willing to sign release papers and open up their personal lives on camera. I can only say that I feel that I have a cure for all the illnesses and diseases in the world and I need to share it, but will people believe me? I would add that divorce for the wrong reasons (adultery of the wife being the only one for believers) is a sin indeed. As an Israelite preaching to the “lost sheep of Israel” (his words, not mine) and only quoted directly in Aramaic or Hebrew, Christ would have probably chosen Hebrew or Aramaic words to speak. Please stop. It does say “flesh”. Make no mistake that there was sin in David’s life. The Levitical law may be subdivided into three categories: I dont beleve in forcing anything like this on anyone. Men and women are so distinct in their intimacy, both emotional and physical, that it should not be surprising that a woman that wants both should want them each independently. Our lives are His to increase or decrease as He sees fit. where does it say it . I wonder if these feminists are familiar with the abortion crisis in India? 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