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Just because polygyny or polygamy was allowed it does not mean that it was the will of God. God gave us all free will and that is ironically why many people do not believe in God. For example, they say, "if God was real all these bad things would not happen". The truth is that they happen because humans have free will and God allows us to choose freely, but ...
It depends who you ask. 35 according to historian Todd Compton. 43 according to author George D. Smith. 47 according to author Fawn Brodie. Some of his wives seem to have had additional husbands.
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