Mark 10:6-7

6 “But at the beginning of creation God ‘made them male and female.’[a]
7 ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,[b]

Mark 10:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.
ESV
6 But from the beginning of creation, 'God made them male and female.'
NLT
6 But ‘God made them male and female’ from the beginning of creation.
MSG
6 In the original creation, God made male and female to be together.
CSB
6 But from the beginning of creation God made them male and female.

Mark 10:6-7 In-Context

4 They said, “Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and send her away.”
5 “It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law,” Jesus replied.
6 “But at the beginning of creation God ‘made them male and female.’
7 ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,
8 and the two will become one flesh.’So they are no longer two, but one flesh.
9 Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

Cross References 1

  • 1. Genesis 1:27; Genesis 5:2

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Gen. 1:27
  • [b]. Some early manuscripts do not have "and be united to his wife."
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