Matthew 19:7-8 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 They said to Him, "Why then did Moses command to GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE AND SEND her AWAY?" 7 "Why then," they asked, "did Moses command that a man give his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away?"
8 He said to them, "Because of your hardness of heart Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way. 8 Jesus replied, "Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning.