The Bible never explicitly condemns polygamy. Many Old Testament leaders accumulated wives in a manner similar to the pagan kings of the ancient Middle East without divine disapproval. A closer look, however, reveals that God originally defined marriage as “a man
joined to his wife, and the two. . .united into one” (Gen 2:24). In addition, God warned Israel of the dangers of its kings taking many wives (Deuteronomy 17:17). The stress caused by multiple marriages is seen in every biblical family in which polygamy.
1 Chronicles 14:3 – And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.