Mark 10:1-12 NAS

Jesus' Teaching about Divorce

1 1Getting up, He went from there to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan; crowds gathered around Him again, and, 2according to His custom, He once more began to teach them.

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      2 Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to adivorce a wife.

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        • ĕ 10:2 - Or "send away"
          3 And He answered and said to them, "What did Moses command you?"
          4 They said, "3Moses permitted a man TO WRITE A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE AND bSEND her AWAY."

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            • Ė 10:4 - Or "divorce" her
              5 But Jesus said to them, "c4Because of your hardness of heart he wrote you this commandment.

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                • ė 10:5 - Or "With reference to"
                  6 "But 5from the beginning of creation, God 6MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE.

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                  7 "7FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHERd,

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                    • Ę 10:7 - Many late mss add "and shall cling to his wife"
                      8 8AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME * ONE FLESH; so they are no longer two, but one flesh.

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                      10 In the house the disciples began questioning Him about this again.
                      11 And He said to them, "9Whoever * edivorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her;

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                        • ę 10:11 - Or "sends away"
                          12 and 10if she herself fdivorces her husband and marries another man, she is committing adultery."

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                            • Ě 10:12 - Or "sends away"