Mark 10:6-8

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]
8 and the two will become one flesh.’[c] So they are no longer two, but one flesh.

Mark 10:6-8 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.”
10 When they were in the house again, the disciples asked Jesus about this.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Genesis 1:27; Genesis 5:2
  • 2. Genesis 2:24; 1 Corinthians 6:16

Footnotes 3

  • [a]. Gen. 1:27
  • [b]. Some early manuscripts do not have "and be united to his wife."
  • [c]. Gen. 2:24