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Polygamy

Postby UsagiTsukino » Tue Jun 23, 2015 12:09 pm

What do u guys feel about Polygamy? And how does the world view it?

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Postby 1over137 » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:49 pm

I cannot imagine having husband together with another wife.
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Re: Polygamy

Postby Kurieuo » Wed Jun 24, 2015 3:47 am

I can't imagine having a second wife. One is enough.
Can't they just be concubines? :shakehead:
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Re: Polygamy

Postby RickD » Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:22 am

Kurieuo wrote:I can't imagine having a second wife. One is enough.
Can't they just be concubines? :shakehead:

Mrs. K,

What dost thou think of this?

I may be wrong, but I believe polygamy is legal in the Philippines if one is Muslim.
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Re: Polygamy

Postby Philip » Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:44 am

ONE terrifying thought: MULTIPLE wives nagging you, simultaneously! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

We're told Solomon "had 700 wives, who were princesses, and 300 concubines." Just think of all of the drama in the royal harem. y:O2

Weird Wonder: How DID Solomon schedule so many "date" nights? :) :D :ebiggrin: :esmile: :econfused: :esad: :shock: :shock: :shock: :esurprised: The math suggests that if he spent just ONE day with each wife, it would take him nearly TWO YEARS to do so. And that's not counting concubine time y:-? . I'm guessing he had trouble with even knowing all of their names. Of course, many of them were no doubt political marriages in which he barely had any contact with them. And if they all had credit cards, no wonder he needed such immense wealth. :lol: Really, how did Solomon even have the energy to administrate a kingdom - or the TIME to???!!!

I'm totally good with just one (great) wife!

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Postby melanie » Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:11 am

Philip wrote:ONE terrifying thought: MULTIPLE wives nagging you, simultaneously! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

We're told Solomon "had 700 wives, who were princesses, and 300 concubines." Just think of all of the drama in the royal harem. y:O2

Weird Wonder: How DID Solomon schedule so many "date" nights? :) :D :ebiggrin: :esmile: :econfused: :esad: :shock: :shock: :shock: :esurprised: The math suggests that if he spent just ONE day with each wife, it would take him nearly TWO YEARS to do so. And that's not counting concubine time y:-? . I'm guessing he had trouble with even knowing all of their names. Of course, many of them were no doubt political marriages in which he barely had any contact with them. And if they all had credit cards, no wonder he needed such immense wealth. :lol: Really, how did Solomon even have the energy to administrate a kingdom - or the TIME to???!!!

I'm totally good with just one (great) wife!


Gotta give him props for stamina :cheers:

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Re: Polygamy

Postby Philip » Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:42 am

Gotta give him props for stamina :cheers:


True that! And there sure wasn't anything solo about SOLOmon! :D

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Re: Polygamy

Postby Jac3510 » Wed Jun 24, 2015 1:44 pm

Philip wrote:ONE terrifying thought: MULTIPLE wives nagging you, simultaneously! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

We're told Solomon "had 700 wives, who were princesses, and 300 concubines." Just think of all of the drama in the royal harem. y:O2

Weird Wonder: How DID Solomon schedule so many "date" nights? :) :D :ebiggrin: :esmile: :econfused: :esad: :shock: :shock: :shock: :esurprised: The math suggests that if he spent just ONE day with each wife, it would take him nearly TWO YEARS to do so. And that's not counting concubine time y:-? . I'm guessing he had trouble with even knowing all of their names. Of course, many of them were no doubt political marriages in which he barely had any contact with them. And if they all had credit cards, no wonder he needed such immense wealth. :lol: Really, how did Solomon even have the energy to administrate a kingdom - or the TIME to???!!!

I'm totally good with just one (great) wife!

The names are the easiest part of that equation, actually. Just follow my dad's advice: call them all "baby" and you don't have to worry about it. 8)
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Re: Polygamy

Postby Philip » Wed Jun 24, 2015 4:14 pm

Hey, Jac, where ya been? The chaplain biz must be booming?

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Re: Polygamy

Postby RickD » Wed Jun 24, 2015 4:28 pm

UsagiTsukino wrote:What do u guys feel about Polygamy? And how does the world view it?

Polygamy, just like any other sexual union besides marriage between one woman and one man, falls short of God's will for us.
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Re: Polygamy

Postby Philip » Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:25 pm

Polygamy, just like any other sexual union besides marriage between one woman and one man,

falls short of God's will for us.


But did it fall short THEN, back in Solomon's time? As that's the question.I don't think it's a case of God turning a blind eye or not addressing it. Of course, the practice caused a lot of friction, but as David and Solomon were leaders of Israel, I can't imagine that God wouldn't have ripped into them if He, at that time, considered the practice a terrible sin.

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Re: Polygamy

Postby Kurieuo » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:09 pm

melanie wrote:
Philip wrote:ONE terrifying thought: MULTIPLE wives nagging you, simultaneously! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

We're told Solomon "had 700 wives, who were princesses, and 300 concubines." Just think of all of the drama in the royal harem. y:O2

Weird Wonder: How DID Solomon schedule so many "date" nights? :) :D :ebiggrin: :esmile: :econfused: :esad: :shock: :shock: :shock: :esurprised: The math suggests that if he spent just ONE day with each wife, it would take him nearly TWO YEARS to do so. And that's not counting concubine time y:-? . I'm guessing he had trouble with even knowing all of their names. Of course, many of them were no doubt political marriages in which he barely had any contact with them. And if they all had credit cards, no wonder he needed such immense wealth. :lol: Really, how did Solomon even have the energy to administrate a kingdom - or the TIME to???!!!

I'm totally good with just one (great) wife!


Gotta give him props for stamina :cheers:

Aren't the husband and wife, err wives, meant to share in responsibilities?

I'd feel sorry for the husband who has to cook for 700 wives. :P
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Re: Polygamy

Postby Jac3510 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:28 pm

Philip wrote:Hey, Jac, where ya been? The chaplain biz must be booming?

Chaplaincy is booming, yes, but more than that, we just moved, and I only recently got the internet back up in my house. But you know how moving is. Soooooooooooooooooo much to do, and still doing a lot of it. I'm also right in the middle of this ordination paperwork. Plenty to catch up on when I get back. :P
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Re: Polygamy

Postby Philip » Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Jac: Chaplaincy is booming, yes, but more than that, we just moved, and I only recently got the internet back up in my house. But you know how moving is. Soooooooooooooooooo much to do, and still doing a lot of it. I'm also right in the middle of this ordination paperwork. Plenty to catch up on when I get back. :P


Jac, don't envy anyone moving. So much to hook up, so much stuff sitting for months in boxes. And that's when you discover just how bad a packrat your wife really is :shock:. For us to move (same place 15 years), it would be like the Jews leaving Egypt - excepting they probably had less stuff! :lol: Hope it all goes smoothly.

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Re: Polygamy

Postby melanie » Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:14 pm

Kurieuo wrote:
melanie wrote:
Philip wrote:ONE terrifying thought: MULTIPLE wives nagging you, simultaneously! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

We're told Solomon "had 700 wives, who were princesses, and 300 concubines." Just think of all of the drama in the royal harem. y:O2

Weird Wonder: How DID Solomon schedule so many "date" nights? :) :D :ebiggrin: :esmile: :econfused: :esad: :shock: :shock: :shock: :esurprised: The math suggests that if he spent just ONE day with each wife, it would take him nearly TWO YEARS to do so. And that's not counting concubine time y:-? . I'm guessing he had trouble with even knowing all of their names. Of course, many of them were no doubt political marriages in which he barely had any contact with them. And if they all had credit cards, no wonder he needed such immense wealth. :lol: Really, how did Solomon even have the energy to administrate a kingdom - or the TIME to???!!!

I'm totally good with just one (great) wife!


Gotta give him props for stamina :cheers:

Aren't the husband and wife, err wives, meant to share in responsibilities?

I'd feel sorry for the husband who has to cook for 700 wives. :P


Ummm...... Yes K I was talking about his stamina in the kitchen :mrgreen:


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