|Overview - Matthew 19|
|1||Christ heals the sick;|
|3||answers the Pharisees concerning divorcement;|
|10||shows when marriage is necessary;|
|13||receives little children;|
|16||instructs the young man how to attain eternal life;|
|20||and how to be perfect;|
|23||tells his disciples how hard it is for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God;|
|27||and promises reward to those that forsake any thing to follow him.|
Matthew 19:6 (King James Version)
Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
- Proverbs 2:17 ; Malachi 2:14 ; Mark 10:9 ; Romans 7:2 ; 1 Corinthians 7:10-14 ; Ephesians 5:28 ; Hebrews 13:4
,] "hath yoked together," as oxen in the plough, where each must pull equally in order to bring it on. Among the ancients, they put a yoke upon the necks of a new married couple, or chains on their arms, to shew that they were to be one, closely united, and pulling equally together in all the concerns of life.