The Bible & Polygamy: Does the Bible Sanction Polygamy?

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Deseret news steam printing establishment, 1877 - 105 pages
 

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Page 85 - When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his 669 iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 91 - By myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, that in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore ; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed ; because thou hast obeyed my voice.
Page 8 - If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her. And it shall be, that the firstborn which she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.
Page 87 - Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal ; and had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.
Page 86 - AND in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel : only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach.
Page 88 - Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
Page 90 - God was fulfilled unto him — namely, that in his seed should all the nations of the earth be blessed ; and Abraham was still without any heir, except Eliezer, of Damascus, the steward of his house.
Page 8 - And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's •wife go up to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, * he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother.
Page 39 - When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, and the Lord thy God hath delivered them into thine hands, and thou hast taken them captive, and seest among the captives a beautiful woman, and hast a desire unto her, that thou wouldest have her to thy- wife ; then thou shalt bring her home to thine house; and she shall shave her head, and pare her nails...
Page 58 - Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

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