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Does the Book of Mormon Forbid Polygamy?

TitleDoes the Book of Mormon Forbid Polygamy?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1933
Secondary AuthorsWidtsoe, John A., Joseph F. Merrill, and James H. Wallis
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number17
Date Published4 May 1933
KeywordsMarriage; Plural Marriage; Polygamy; Wife

In Jacob’s sermon on immorality (Jacob 2) polygamy is not forbidden. What is forbidden is the taking of wives and concubines without the sanction of God.