and said, 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh' ?1
References for Matthew 19:5
So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate."
"Why then," they asked, "did Moses command that a man give his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away?"2
References for Matthew 19:7
Jesus replied, "Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning.