By Ed Crookshank Polygamy is a common practice in Africa and among Muslim believing people. It is the practice of a man having two or more wives. It has been practiced almost as long as man has been on earth. … Continue reading
What is polygamy? Polygamy is marriage to two or more wives. The first recorded polygamist was Lamech who took unto himself two wives (Genesis 4:19).
ANSWERS IN THE BIBLE TO PROBLEMS IN THE CHURCH by – Jim Massey
"Polygamy" is from the two Greek words "poly" meaning many and "gyny" wife or lit. "many-wives." The correlative term "polyandry" describes the condition of a woman who has many husbands, all at the same time.