Mark 10:7-9

7 ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,[a]
8 and the two will become one flesh.’[b] So they are no longer two, but one flesh.
9 Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

Mark 10:7-9 In-Context

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.
11 He answered, “Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her.

Cross References 1

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

Footnotes 2

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