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The Bible Gives Preference To One Man, One Woman Marriage

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in response to reader comment: Aneeta Kumar, Bible or Qur'an

Submitted by AnneM (United States), Dec 2, 2008 at 16:26

The Bible in answering the question of the issue of polygamy gives its preference to what is ideal for marriage and it is a marriage between one man and one woman. The answer is to be found in the first two chapters of Genesis, Adam and Eve.


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