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Q: Were bilhah and zilpah Jacob's wives or concubines?
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What were the names of Jacob's other wives?

Rachel and Leah were Jacob's wives (he also had children by Zilpah and Bilhah).


Did Jacob practice polygamy in the old testament?

Yes. Jacob had four wives. Jacob married Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah.


Who were the wives of the jewish forefathers?

Avraham (Abraham) - Sarah, Hagar, Keturah (some say the latter two were the same person) Yitzchak (Isaac) - Rivkah (Rebecca) Yaakov (Jacob) - Rachel, Leah, Bilhah, Zilpah


Why would this page say that Jacob has four wives when the bible says only two wives?

Read Genesis 29 - 30, Jacob had four wives Leah and Rachel, as well as their handmaidsRachel-Genesis 303 And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her.4 And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob went in unto her.5 And Bilhah conceived, and bare Jacob a son.6 And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.Leah - Genesis 309 When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife.10 And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob a son.11 And Leah said, A troop cometh: and she called his name Gad.


Who in the bible has a lot of wives?

Solomon had the most- 700 wives and 300 concubines (mistresses).


Which of his wives did Jacob love most?

Jacob/Israel married sisters, his first cousins by Leah - Reuben, Simeon, Levi (the ancestor of Moses), Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dinah by Bilhah, Rachel's servant - Dan, Naphtali by Zilpah, Leah's servant - Gad, Asher by Rachel - Joseph, Benjamin (she died in childbirth)


Who had the most concubines in the Bible?

The honor goes to King Solomon; if the biblical record is to be believed, he had 700 wives and 300 concubines.


What is the record for the largest number of wives?

Solomon in the Bible had 700 wives and 300 concubines. That could be the record.


Where in the Bible does it say that Solomon had 1000 wife's?

Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines. (1 Kings 11:1-3) And he came to have seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines; and his wives gradually inclined his heart.


How man wives did King David have?

sevenKing David had eight wives and at least ten concubines. His wives are listed in 2 Samuel 3:2-5, but the list is missing two wives - the first one, Michal, and the last one, Bathsheba. Their names in order are:MichalAhinoamAbigailMaacahHaggithAbitalEglahBathsheba2 Samuel 5:13-15 says that David took more wives and concubines in Jerusalem, but doesn't list how many, only names the sons born to him there. In a later passage, we are told of ten concubines whom his son Absalom defiled, so at the very least, David had eight wives and ten concubines - probably more.


Who is the man with the with the most number of wives?

Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines. See related link below:


What is d maximum number of wives a man had?

Solomon in the Bible had 700 wives and 300 concubines. That could be the record.