Parallel Bible results for Matthew 19:7-8

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Matthew 19:7-8

NRS 7 They said to him, "Why then did Moses command us to give a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her?" NIV 7 "Why then," they asked, "did Moses command that a man give his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away?" NRS 8 He said to them, "It was because you were so hard-hearted that Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so. NIV 8 Jesus replied, "Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning.