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1 Kings 11:3

He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart away.

Judges 8:30-31

Now Gideon had seventy sons who were his direct descendants, for he had many wives.

2 Samuel 5:13

Meanwhile David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he came from Hebron; and more sons and daughters were born to David.

2 Samuel 19:5

Then Joab came into the house to the king and said, "Today you have covered with shame the faces of all your servants, who today have saved your life and the lives of your sons and daughters, the lives of your wives, and the lives of your concubines,

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2 Chronicles 11:21

Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom more than all his other wives and concubines. For he had taken eighteen wives and sixty concubines and fathered twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.

Daniel 5:2-3

When Belshazzar tasted the wine, he gave orders to bring the gold and silver vessels which Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them.

Genesis 16:3

After Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram's wife Sarai took Hagar the Egyptian, her maid, and gave her to her husband Abram as his wife.

Genesis 25:1

Now Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.

Judges 19:1-4

Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite staying in the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, who took a concubine for himself from Bethlehem in Judah.

Genesis 21:8-14

The child grew and was weaned, and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.

Exodus 21:7-11

"If a man sells his daughter as a female slave, she is not to go free as the male slaves do.

Genesis 30:3-6

She said, "Here is my maid Bilhah, go in to her that she may bear on my knees, that through her I too may have children."

Genesis 30:9

When Leah saw that she had stopped bearing, she took her maid Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife.

Genesis 16:1-2

Now Sarai, Abram's wife had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar.

Galatians 4:22-23

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondwoman and one by the free woman.

Genesis 16:4-6

He went in to Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her sight.

Genesis 21:9

Now Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking.

Proverbs 30:23

Under an unloved woman when she gets a husband, And a maidservant when she supplants her mistress.

Galatians 4:29

But as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so it is now also.

Genesis 21:10-12

Therefore she said to Abraham, "Drive out this maid and her son, for the son of this maid shall not be an heir with my son Isaac."

Genesis 25:5-6

Now Abraham gave all that he had to Isaac;

Judges 9:18

but you have risen against my father's house today and have killed his sons, seventy men, on one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your relative--

Romans 9:7

nor are they all children because they are Abraham's descendants, but: "THROUGH ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS WILL BE NAMED."

Galatians 4:30

But what does the Scripture say? "CAST OUT THE BONDWOMAN AND HER SON, FOR THE SON OF THE BONDWOMAN SHALL NOT BE AN HEIR WITH THE SON OF THE FREE WOMAN."

Hebrews 11:18

it was he to whom it was said, "IN ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS SHALL BE CALLED."

Genesis 35:22

It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it.

Genesis 49:3-4

"Reuben, you are my firstborn; My might and the beginning of my strength, Preeminent in dignity and preeminent in power.

1 Chronicles 5:1

Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel (for he was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel; so that he is not enrolled in the genealogy according to the birthright.

2 Samuel 3:7

Now Saul had a concubine whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah; and Ish-bosheth said to Abner, "Why have you gone in to my father's concubine?"

2 Samuel 12:8

'I also gave you your master's house and your master's wives into your care, and I gave you the house of Israel and Judah; and if that had been too little, I would have added to you many more things like these!

2 Samuel 16:21-22

Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Go in to your father's concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. The hands of all who are with you will also be strengthened."

1 Kings 2:21-22

So she said, "Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah your brother as a wife."

Genesis 22:23-24

Bethuel became the father of Rebekah; these eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother.

Genesis 36:12

Timna was a concubine of Esau's son Eliphaz and she bore Amalek to Eliphaz. These are the sons of Esau's wife Adah.

Judges 19:1

Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite staying in the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, who took a concubine for himself from Bethlehem in Judah.

2 Samuel 15:16

So the king went out and all his household with him. But the king left ten concubines to keep the house.

1 Chronicles 1:32

The sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine, whom she bore, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan.

1 Chronicles 2:46-48

Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bore Haran, Moza and Gazez; and Haran became the father of Gazez.

1 Chronicles 7:14

The sons of Manasseh were Asriel, whom his Aramean concubine bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead.

Daniel 5:23

but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.



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