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Gen 22:24

(NIV)
His concubine, whose name was Reumah, also had sons: Tebah, Gaham, Tahash and Maakah.

(ESV)
Moreover, his concubine, whose name was Reumah, bore Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah.

Gen 25:6

(NIV)
But while he was still living, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them away from his son Isaac to the land of the east.

(ESV)
But to the sons of his concubines Abraham gave gifts, and while he was still living he sent them away from his son Isaac, eastward to the east country.

Gen 35:22

(NIV)
While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father’s concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard of it.

Jacob had twelve sons:

(ESV)
While Israel lived in that land, Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine. And Israel heard of it.

Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.

Gen 36:12

(NIV)
Esau’s son Eliphaz also had a concubine named Timna, who bore him Amalek. These were grandsons of Esau’s wife Adah.
(ESV)
(Timna was a concubine of Eliphaz, Esau’s son; she bore Amalek to Eliphaz.) These are the sons of Adah, Esau’s wife.

Judg 8:31

(NIV)
His concubine, who lived in Shechem, also bore him a son, whom he named Abimelek.
(ESV)
And his concubine who was in Shechem also bore him a son, and he called his name Abimelech.

Judg 19:1

(NIV)
In those days Israel had no king.

Now a Levite who lived in a remote area in the hill country of Ephraim took a concubine from Bethlehem in Judah.
(ESV)
In those days when there was no king in Israel, a certain Levite was sojourning in the remote parts of the hill country of Ephraim, who took to himself a concubine from Bethlehem in Judah.

Judg 19:2

(NIV)
But she was unfaithful to him. She left him and went back to her parents’ home in Bethlehem, Judah. After she had been there for four months,
(ESV)
And his concubine was unfaithful to him, and she went away from him to her father’s house at Bethlehem in Judah, and was there some four months.

Judg 19:9

(NIV)
Then when the man, with his concubine and his servant, got up to leave, his father-in-law, the woman’s father, said, ‘Now look, it’s almost evening. Spend the night here; the day is nearly over. Stay and enjoy yourself. Early tomorrow morning you can get up and be on your way home.’
(ESV)
And when the man and his concubine and his servant rose up to depart, his father-in-law, the girl’s father, said to him, “Behold, now the day has waned toward evening. Please, spend the night. Behold, the day draws to its close. Lodge here and let your heart be merry, and tomorrow you shall arise early in the morning for your journey, and go home.”

Judg 19:10

(NIV)
But, unwilling to stay another night, the man left and went towards Jebus (that is, Jerusalem), with his two saddled donkeys and his concubine.

(ESV)
But the man would not spend the night. He rose up and departed and arrived opposite Jebus (that is, Jerusalem). He had with him a couple of saddled donkeys, and his concubine was with him.

Judg 19:24

(NIV)
Look, here is my virgin daughter, and his concubine. I will bring them out to you now, and you can use them and do to them whatever you wish. But as for this man, don’t do such an outrageous thing.’

(ESV)
Behold, here are my virgin daughter and his concubine. Let me bring them out now. Violate them and do with them what seems good to you, but against this man do not do this outrageous thing.”

Judg 19:25

(NIV)
But the men would not listen to him. So the man took his concubine and sent her outside to them, and they raped her and abused her throughout the night, and at dawn they let her go.
(ESV)
But the men would not listen to him. So the man seized his concubine and made her go out to them. And they knew her and abused her all night until the morning. And as the dawn began to break, they let her go.

Judg 19:27

(NIV)
When her master got up in the morning and opened the door of the house and stepped out to continue on his way, there lay his concubine, fallen in the doorway of the house, with her hands on the threshold.
(ESV)
And her master rose up in the morning, and when he opened the doors of the house and went out to go on his way, behold, there was his concubine lying at the door of the house, with her hands on the threshold.

Judg 19:29

(NIV)
When he reached home, he took a knife and cut up his concubine, limb by limb, into twelve parts and sent them into all the areas of Israel.
(ESV)
And when he entered his house, he took a knife, and taking hold of his concubine he divided her, limb by limb, into twelve pieces, and sent her throughout all the territory of Israel.

Judg 20:4

(NIV)
So the Levite, the husband of the murdered woman, said, ‘I and my concubine came to Gibeah in Benjamin to spend the night.
(ESV)
And the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, “I came to Gibeah that belongs to Benjamin, I and my concubine, to spend the night.

Judg 20:5

(NIV)
During the night the men of Gibeah came after me and surrounded the house, intending to kill me. They raped my concubine, and she died.
(ESV)
And the leaders of Gibeah rose against me and surrounded the house against me by night. They meant to kill me, and they violated my concubine, and she is dead.

Judg 20:6

(NIV)
I took my concubine, cut her into pieces and sent one piece to each region of Israel’s inheritance, because they committed this lewd and outrageous act in Israel.
(ESV)
So I took hold of my concubine and cut her in pieces and sent her throughout all the country of the inheritance of Israel, for they have committed abomination and outrage in Israel.

2Sam 3:7

(NIV)
Now Saul had had a concubine named Rizpah daughter of Aiah. And Ish-Bosheth said to Abner, ‘Why did you sleep with my father’s concubine?’

(ESV)
Now Saul had a concubine whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah. And Ish-bosheth said to Abner, “Why have you gone in to my father’s concubine?”

2Sam 5:13

(NIV)
After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him.
(ESV)
And David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he came from Hebron, and more sons and daughters were born to David.

2Sam 15:16

(NIV)
The king set out, with his entire household following him; but he left ten concubines to take care of the palace.
(ESV)
So the king went out, and all his household after him. And the king left ten concubines to keep the house.

2Sam 16:21

(NIV)
Ahithophel answered, ‘Sleep with your father’s concubines whom he left to take care of the palace. Then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself obnoxious to your father, and the hands of everyone with you will be more resolute.’
(ESV)
Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Go in to your father’s concubines, whom he has left to keep the house, and all Israel will hear that you have made yourself a stench to your father, and the hands of all who are with you will be strengthened.”

2Sam 16:22

(NIV)
So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and he slept with his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.

(ESV)
So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof. And Absalom went in to his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.

2Sam 19:5

(NIV)
Then Joab went into the house to the king and said, ‘Today you have humiliated all your men, who have just saved your life and the lives of your sons and daughters and the lives of your wives and concubines.
(ESV)
Then Joab came into the house to the king and said, “You have today covered with shame the faces of all your servants, who have this day saved your life and the lives of your sons and your daughters and the lives of your wives and your concubines,

2Sam 20:3

(NIV)
When David returned to his palace in Jerusalem, he took the ten concubines he had left to take care of the palace and put them in a house under guard. He provided for them but had no sexual relations with them. They were kept in confinement till the day of their death, living as widows.

(ESV)
And David came to his house at Jerusalem. And the king took the ten concubines whom he had left to care for the house and put them in a house under guard and provided for them, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up until the day of their death, living as if in widowhood.

2Sam 21:11

(NIV)
When David was told what Aiah’s daughter Rizpah, Saul’s concubine, had done,
(ESV)
When David was told what Rizpah the daughter of Aiah, the concubine of Saul, had done,

1Kgs 11:3

(NIV)
He had seven hundred wives of royal birth and three hundred concubines, and his wives led him astray.
(ESV)
He had 700 wives, who were princesses, and 300 concubines. And his wives turned away his heart.

1Chr 1:32

(NIV)
The sons born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine:
Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.
The sons of Jokshan:
Sheba and Dedan.
(ESV)
The sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: she bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.

1Chr 2:46

(NIV)
Caleb’s concubine Ephah was the mother of Haran, Moza and Gazez. Haran was the father of Gazez.
(ESV)
Ephah also, Caleb’s concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez; and Haran fathered Gazez.

1Chr 2:48

(NIV)
Caleb’s concubine Maakah was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah.
(ESV)
Maacah, Caleb’s concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah.

1Chr 3:9

(NIV)
All these were the sons of David, besides his sons by his concubines. And Tamar was their sister.

(ESV)
All these were David’s sons, besides the sons of the concubines and Tamar was their sister.

1Chr 7:14

(NIV)
The descendants of Manasseh:
Asriel was his descendant through his Aramean concubine. She gave birth to Makir the father of Gilead.
(ESV)
The sons of Manasseh: Asriel, whom his Aramean concubine bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead.

2Chr 11:21

(NIV)
Rehoboam loved Maakah daughter of Absalom more than any of his other wives and concubines. In all, he had eighteen wives and sixty concubines, twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.

(ESV)
Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and concubines (he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and fathered twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters).

Esth 2:14

(NIV)
In the evening she would go there and in the morning return to another part of the harem to the care of Shaashgaz, the king’s eunuch who was in charge of the concubines. She would not return to the king unless he was pleased with her and summoned her by name.

(ESV)
In the evening she would go in, and in the morning she would return to the second harem in custody of Shaashgaz, the king’s eunuch, who was in charge of the concubines. She would not go in to the king again, unless the king delighted in her and she was summoned by name.

Eccl 2:8

(NIV)
I amassed silver and gold for myself, and the treasure of kings and provinces. I acquired male and female singers, and a harem as well – the delights of a man’s heart.
(ESV)
I also gathered for myself silver and gold and the treasure of kings and provinces. I got singers, both men and women, and many concubines, the delight of the sons of man.

Song 6:8

(NIV)
Sixty queens there may be,
and eighty concubines,
and virgins beyond number;
(ESV)
There are sixty queens and eighty concubines,
and virgins without number.

Song 6:9

(NIV)
but my dove, my perfect one, is unique,
the only daughter of her mother,
the favourite of the one who bore her.
The young women saw her and called her blessed;
the queens and concubines praised her.
(ESV)
My dove, my perfect one, is the only one,
the only one of her mother,
pure to her who bore her.
The young women saw her and called her blessed;
the queens and concubines also, and they praised her.

Ezek 23:20

(NIV)
There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses.
(ESV)
and lusted after her lovers there, whose members were like those of donkeys, and whose issue was like that of horses.

Dan 5:2

(NIV)
While Belshazzar was drinking his wine, he gave orders to bring in the gold and silver goblets that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them.
(ESV)
Belshazzar, when he tasted the wine, commanded that the vessels of gold and of silver that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out of the temple in Jerusalem be brought, that the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines might drink from them.

Dan 5:3

(NIV)
So they brought in the gold goblets that had been taken from the temple of God in Jerusalem, and the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines drank from them.
(ESV)
Then they brought in the golden vessels that had been taken out of the temple, the house of God in Jerusalem, and the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines drank from them.

Dan 5:23

(NIV)
Instead, you have set yourself up against the Lord of heaven. You had the goblets from his temple brought to you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines drank wine from them. You praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which cannot see or hear or understand. But you did not honour the God who holds in his hand your life and all your ways.
(ESV)
but you have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven. And the vessels of his house have been brought in before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know, but the God in whose hand is your breath, and whose are all your ways, you have not honored.

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