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Verse 15 correction

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in response to reader comment: Torah never gives "green light" for polygamy, Orange Yonason

Submitted by Correction (United States), Aug 1, 2012 at 17:22

In Verse 15, the Hebrew word used is נָשִׁ֗ים, which means Women or Ladies, implying wifes. Neither the singular 'wife' אשה, or the Plural 'wifes' אשת, are used in this verse.

So I read it as "if a man does have two ladies, one loved, the other hated ..."


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