Bible: Matthew 19:3-10

19:3 Then some Pharisees 1  came to him in order to test him. They asked, “Is it lawful 2  to divorce a wife for any cause? 3  19:4 He answered, “Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator made them male and female, 4  19:5 and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and will be united with his wife, and the two will become one flesh? 5  19:6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” 19:7 They said to him, “Why then did Moses command us to give a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her? 6  19:8 Jesus 7  said to them, “Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because of your hard hearts, 8  but from the beginning it was not this way. 19:9 Now I say to you that whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another commits adultery.” 19:10 The 9  disciples said to him, “If this is the case of a husband with a wife, it is better not to marry!

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