Mark 10:1-12 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again; and again, as his custom was, he taught them. 1 Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them.
2 And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?" 2 Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"
3 He answered them, "What did Moses command you?" 3 "What did Moses command you?" he replied.
4 They said, "Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of divorce, and to put her away." 4 They said, "Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and send her away."
5 But Jesus said to them, "For your hardness of heart he wrote you this commandment. 5 "It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law," Jesus replied.
6 But from the beginning of creation, 'God made them male and female.' 6 "But at the beginning of creation God 'made them male and female.'
7 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, 7 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,
8 and the two shall become one flesh.' So they are no longer two but one flesh. 8 and the two will become one flesh.' So they are no longer two, but one.
9 What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder." 9 Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate."
10 And in the house the disciples asked him again about this matter. 10 When they were in the house again, the disciples asked Jesus about this.
11 And he said to them, "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another, commits adultery against her; 11 He answered, "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her.
12 and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery." 12 And if she divorces her husband and marries another man, she commits adultery."