99 Bible Verses about Bigamy

Here are 99 Bible verses about bigamy, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

Genesis 4:19 KJV

19 And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.

Deuteronomy 17:17 KJV

17 Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.

1 Corinthians 7:2 KJV

2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

Colossians 3:18 KJV

18 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

Ephesians 5:31 KJV

31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

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1 Peter 2:16 KJV

16 As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.

1 Timothy 2:14 KJV

14 And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.

1 Timothy 1:10 KJV

10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

Colossians 3:22 KJV

22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God;

Matthew 19:9 KJV

9 And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.

Genesis 2:24 KJV

24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

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1 Timothy 3:2 KJV

2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

Matthew 19:8 KJV

8 He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.

2 Samuel 12:8 KJV

8 And I gave thee thy master’s house, and thy master’s wives into thy bosom, and gave thee the house of Israel and of Judah; and if that had been too little, I would moreover have given unto thee such and such things.

Exodus 21:10 KJV

10 If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

Genesis 1:27 KJV

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

7 Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Timothy 3:12 KJV

12 Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Colossians 3:19 KJV

19 Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

1 Corinthians 7:39 KJV

39 The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.

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1 Corinthians 7:1-40 KJV

1 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. 3 Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband. 4 The wife hath not power of her own body, but the …

1 Corinthians 6:16 KJV

16 What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.

Romans 13:5 KJV

5 Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.

Revelation 20:6 KJV

6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

1 Peter 5:3 KJV

3 Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being examples to the flock.

1 Peter 2:14 KJV

14 Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

Titus 1:6 KJV

6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

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2 Timothy 2:12 KJV

12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

1 Timothy 3:1 KJV

1 This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

1 Timothy 2:12 KJV

12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

1 Timothy 2:11 KJV

11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

Colossians 3:20 KJV

20 Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

Colossians 3:17 KJV

17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

Philippians 2:11 KJV

11 And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Genesis 1:26 KJV

26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

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1 Peter 3:22 KJV

22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.

1 Peter 3:5 KJV

5 For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:

1 Peter 3:4 KJV

4 But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

1 Peter 3:3 KJV

3 Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;

1 Peter 2:15 KJV

15 For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

1 Peter 2:13 KJV

13 Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;

James 1:27 KJV

27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

Hebrews 13:17 KJV

17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

Hebrews 12:2 KJV

2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 5:8 KJV

8 Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

Hebrews 1:13 KJV

13 But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool?

1 Timothy 3:5 KJV

5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

1 Timothy 3:3 KJV

3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

1 Timothy 2:15 KJV

15 Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.

1 Timothy 2:13 KJV

13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve.

Colossians 3:25 KJV

25 But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.

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Colossians 3:24 KJV

24 Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Colossians 3:23 KJV

23 And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Philippians 2:9 KJV

9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:

Philippians 2:8 KJV

8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

Ephesians 5:22-33 KJV

22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. 24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. 25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, …

Galatians 3:28 KJV

28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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2 Corinthians 6:14 KJV

14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

1 Corinthians 16:2 KJV

2 Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

1 Corinthians 11:11 KJV

11 Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:10 KJV

10 For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

1 Corinthians 11:9 KJV

9 Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

1 Corinthians 11:8 KJV

8 For the man is not of the woman: but the woman of the man.

1 Corinthians 11:7 KJV

7 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 KJV

9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are …

Romans 13:4 KJV

4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

Romans 13:3 KJV

3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:

Romans 13:2 KJV

2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

Romans 13:1 KJV

1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

Romans 7:3 KJV

3 So then if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.

Romans 7:2 KJV

2 For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.

Romans 3:23 KJV

23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

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Acts 24:24 KJV

24 And after certain days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, which was a Jewess, he sent for Paul, and heard him concerning the faith in Christ.

Acts 13:36 KJV

36 For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption:

Acts 5:31 KJV

31 Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 5:29 KJV

29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Acts 5:28 KJV

28 Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man’s blood upon us.

Acts 4:23 KJV

23 And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them.

Acts 3:12 KJV

12 And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this man to walk?

Acts 1:25 KJV

25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.

John 14:28 KJV

28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

John 5:43 KJV

43 I am come in my Father’s name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.

John 5:30 KJV

30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

John 5:19 KJV

19 Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

John 5:18 KJV

18 Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.

John 4:44 KJV

44 For Jesus himself testified, that a prophet hath no honour in his own country.

John 1:41 KJV

41 He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.

Luke 22:69 KJV

69 Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God.

Luke 19:13 KJV

13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.

Luke 10:10-13 KJV

10 But into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not, go your ways out into the streets of the same, and say, 11 Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you. 12 But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city. …

Luke 6:41 KJV

41 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

Mark 13:34 KJV

34 For the Son of Man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

Mark 10:12 KJV

12 And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.

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Mark 10:11 KJV

11 And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.

Mark 10:8 KJV

8 And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.

Mark 10:7 KJV

7 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;

Mark 10:2 KJV

2 And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.

Mark 10:1-12 KJV

1 And he arose from thence, and cometh into the coasts of Judaea by the farther side of Jordan: and the people resort unto him again; and, as he was wont, he taught them again. 2 And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him. 3 And he answered and said unto them, What did Moses command you? 4 And they said, …