11WhenJesus had finishedthesewords, He departed from Galilee and 2came into the region of Judeabeyond the Jordan;
and alargecrowdsfollowed Him, and 3He healed them there.
Some Phariseescame to bJesus, testing Him and asking, "4Is it lawful for a man to cdivorce his wife for anyreason at all?"
And He answered and said, "Have you not read5that He who created them from the beginningMADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE,5and said, '6FOR THISREASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND 7THE TWO SHALL BECOMEONEFLESH '?6"So they are nolongertwo, but oneflesh. WhatthereforeGod has joinedtogether, let nomanseparate."