And rising up from thence, he cometh into the coast of Judea beyond the Jordan: and the multitude flocked to him again. And as he was accustomed, he taught them again.
And the Pharisees coming to him asked him, tempting him: Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife?
But he answering, saith to them: What did Moses command you?
Who said: Moses permitted to write a bill of divorce and to put her away.
To whom Jesus answering, said: Because of the hardness of your heart, he wrote you that precept.
But from the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female.
For this cause, a man shall leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife.
And they two shall be in one flesh. Therefore now they are not two, but one flesh.
What therefore God hath joined together, let no man put asunder.
And in the house again his disciples asked him concerning the same thing.
And he saith to them: Whosoever shall put away his wife and marry another committeth adultery against her.
And if the wife shall put away her husband and be married to another, she committeth adultery.