Deuteronomy 21:15
If a man has two wives, one beloved and the other unloved, and both bear him sons, but the unloved wife has the firstborn son,
Cross References
Genesis 29:33
Again she conceived and gave birth to a son, and she said, "Because the LORD has heard that I am unloved, He has given me this son as well." So she named him Simeon.

Deuteronomy 21:16
when that man assigns his inheritance to his sons he must not appoint the son of the beloved wife as the firstborn over the son of the unloved wife.

1 Samuel 1:2
He had two wives, one named Hannah and the other Peninnah. And Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none.

2 Chronicles 11:22
Rehoboam appointed Abijah son of Maacah as chief prince among his brothers, intending to make him king.

Treasury of Scripture
If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have born him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:

two wives

Genesis 29:18,20,30,31,33
And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter…

1 Samuel 1:4,5
And when the time was that Elkanah offered, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions: …


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