Deuteronomy 21:15
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English Standard Version
“If a man has two wives, the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him children, and if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved,

King James Bible
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:

American Standard Version
If a man have two wives, the one beloved, and the other hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the first-born son be hers that was hated;

Douay-Rheims Bible
If a man have two wives, one beloved, and the other hated, and they have had children by him, and the son of the hated be the firstborn,

English Revised Version
If a man have two wives, the one beloved, and the other hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated;

Webster's Bible Translation
If a man shall have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the first-born son be hers that was hated:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

In this way Israel was to wipe away the innocent blood (the bloodshed) from its midst (cf. Numbers 35:33). If the murderer were discovered afterwards, of course the punishment of death which had been inflicted vicariously upon the animal, simply because the criminal himself could not be found, would still fall upon him.

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two wives

Genesis 29:18,20,30,31,33 And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve you seven years for Rachel your 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...

Cross References
Genesis 29:33
She conceived again and bore a son, and said, "Because the LORD has heard that I am hated, he has given me this son also." And she called his name Simeon.

Deuteronomy 21:16
then on the day when he assigns his possessions as an inheritance to his sons, he may not treat the son of the loved as the firstborn in preference to the son of the unloved, who is the firstborn,

1 Samuel 1:2
He had two wives. The name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other, Peninnah. And Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children.

2 Chronicles 11:22
And Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah as chief prince among his brothers, for he intended to make him king.

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