Deuteronomy 24:1
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New International Version
If a man marries a woman who becomes displeasing to him because he finds something indecent about her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce, gives it to her and sends her from his house,

New Living Translation
"Suppose a man marries a woman but she does not please him. Having discovered something wrong with her, he writes her a letter of divorce, hands it to her, and sends her away from his house.

English Standard Version
“When a man takes a wife and marries her, if then she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, and she departs out of his house,

New American Standard Bible
"When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house,

King James Bible
When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a man marries a woman, but she becomes displeasing to him because he finds something improper about her, he may write her a divorce certificate, hand it to her, and send her away from his house.

International Standard Version
"If a man chooses to enter into marriage with a woman, but she finds herself displeasing to him because he has found something objectionable about her, he must draw up divorce papers, hand them to her, and then send her out of his house.

NET Bible
If a man marries a woman and she does not please him because he has found something offensive in her, then he may draw up a divorce document, give it to her, and evict her from his house.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what you must do if a husband writes out a certificate of divorce, gives it to his wife, and makes her leave his house. (He divorced her because he found out something indecent about her and she no longer pleased him.)

JPS Tanakh 1917
When a man taketh a wife, and marrieth her, then it cometh to pass, if she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some unseemly thing in her, that he writeth her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house,

New American Standard 1977
“When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house,

Jubilee Bible 2000
When a man has taken a wife and married her, and it comes to pass that she finds no favour in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her; then let him write her a bill of divorce and give it in her hand and send her out of his house.

King James 2000 Bible
When a man has taken a wife, and married her, and it comes to pass that she finds no favor in his eyes, because he has found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and put it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

American King James Version
When a man has taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favor in his eyes, because he has found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorce, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

American Standard Version
When a man taketh a wife, and marrieth her, then it shall be, if she find no favor in his eyes, because he hath found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If a man take a wife, and have her, and she find not favour in his eyes, for some uncleanness: he shall write a bill of divorce, and shall give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

Darby Bible Translation
When a man taketh a wife, and marrieth her, it shall be if she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a letter of divorce, and give it into her hand, and send her out of his house.

English Revised Version
When a man taketh a wife, and marrieth her, then it shall be, if she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

Webster's Bible Translation
When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it shall come to pass that she findeth no favor in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

World English Bible
When a man takes a wife, and marries her, then it shall be, if she find no favor in his eyes, because he has found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorce, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

Young's Literal Translation
When a man doth take a wife, and hath married her, and it hath been, if she doth not find grace in his eyes (for he hath found in her nakedness of anything), and he hath written for her a writing of divorce, and given it into her hand, and sent her out of his house,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:1-4 Where the providence of God, or his own wrong choice in marriage, has allotted to a Christian a trial instead of a help meet; he will from his heart prefer bearing the cross, to such relief as tends to sin, confusion, and misery. Divine grace will sanctify this cross, support under it, and teach so to behave, as will gradually render it more tolerable.
Study Bible
Law of Divorce
1"When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house, 2and she leaves his house and goes and becomes another man's wife,…
Cross References
Matthew 1:19
Because Joseph her husband, a righteous man, was unwilling to disgrace her publicly, he resolved to divorce her quietly.

Matthew 5:31
It has also been said, 'Whoever divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce.'

Matthew 19:7
"Why then," they asked, "did Moses order a man to give his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away?"

Mark 10:4
They answered, "Moses permitted a man to write his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away."

Mark 10:5
But Jesus told them, "Moses wrote this commandment for you because your hearts were hard.

Numbers 5:12
"Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, 'If any man's wife goes astray and is unfaithful to him,

Numbers 5:28
'But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, she will then be free and conceive children.

Deuteronomy 22:13
"If any man takes a wife and goes in to her and then turns against her,

Deuteronomy 24:2
and she leaves his house and goes and becomes another man's wife,

Isaiah 50:1
Thus says the LORD, "Where is the certificate of divorce By which I have sent your mother away? Or to whom of My creditors did I sell you? Behold, you were sold for your iniquities, And for your transgressions your mother was sent away.
Treasury of Scripture

When a man has taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favor in his eyes, because he has found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorce, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

hath taken

Deuteronomy 21:15 If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they …

Deuteronomy 22:13 If any man take a wife, and go in to her, and hate her,

Exodus 21:10 If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty …

uncleanness [heb] matter of nakedness
then let him

Deuteronomy 24:3 And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorce, …

Jeremiah 3:8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed …

Matthew 5:31,32 It has been said, Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her …

Matthew 19:7-9 They say to him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of …

Mark 10:4-12 And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorce, and to put her away…

divorcement [heb] cutting off

Isaiah 50:1 Thus said the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, whom …

send her

Deuteronomy 22:19,29 And they shall amerce him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give …

Malachi 2:16 For the LORD, the God of Israel, said that he hates putting away: …

Matthew 1:19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make …

Luke 1:18 And Zacharias said to the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I …

1 Corinthians 7:11,12 But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled …

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