Okay so it is firmly established that it is wrong yes…
So then why would god create a situation (two including Noah) where people were forced to have incest?
I’m not really interested in the genetics and the possibility or not if adam and eve are true. I’m more interested in the moral implications of this creation story. I mean anyone can say anything like “oh adam and eves genes were perfect” blah blah without any real evidence and belive it, so lets just skip that.
Same with Noah, how could god expect these two families to propagate the human species without sining? And then why put them in a situation where they had to sin?
Even if the stories are merely metaphors there is still the question of the morality of the actions. I can’t really figure out how to solve this one so I’m hoping other people have…
Polygamy has never been part God’s Law. The Jews-- like the pagans around them allowed it-- along with divorce-- through their own earthly authority. Remember, Jesus chastized the Jews for their denigration of marriage and says “in the beginning it was not so”. Jesus restores marriage to what it was originally.
Thats fine and understandable, but David was meant to be an example to others of what people should look up to. As he was specially chosen by god. And there are always quotes such as “god is surely with him”. Why would god be with a polygamist?