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God's Standard Should Be Our Standard The biblical standard regarding marriage, from Genesis to Revelation is One groom, one bride, what e'er betide. Or in slightly less old fashioned verbiage: One husband, one wife, for life. God never sanctioned polygyny in the Tanakh, nor did Jesus sanction it in the New Covenant. God's design from the ...


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The answer is no, there is no Biblical basis in the New Testament for polygyny, or plural wives. But it is important to understand that while the old law has been fulfilled, it is only obsolete in that it has been superseded by a new law. The old law is of a lesser priesthood, and the new is of a higher priesthood. "For the priesthood being changed, ...


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The way you word your question is ambiguous; "for" polygamy meaning in-support-of it, or "for" polygamy meaning allowance of it? For the former (in support of), there is no biblical basis for it. The closest that any of the NT books come to even mentioning polygamy are the pastoral epistles when Paul says that a leader must be the husband of one wife. ...



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