Mark 10:2
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New International Version
Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

King James Bible
And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.

Darby Bible Translation
And Pharisees coming to [him] asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away [his] wife? (tempting him).

World English Bible
Pharisees came to him testing him, and asked him, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

Young's Literal Translation
And the Pharisees, having come near, questioned him, if it is lawful for a husband to put away a wife, tempting him,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? - See this question about divorce largely explained on Matthew 19:3-12 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the Pharisees.

Mark 8:15 And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.

Matthew 9:34 But the Pharisees said, He casts out devils through the prince of the devils.

Matthew 15:12 Then came his disciples, and said to him, Know you that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?

Matthew 23:13 But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for you neither go in yourselves...

Luke 5:30 But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do you eat and drink with publicans and sinners?

Luke 6:7 And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.

Luke 7:30 But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.

Luke 11:39,53,54 And the Lord said to him, Now do you Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter...

Luke 16:14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.

John 7:32,48 The Pharisees heard that the people murmured such things concerning him...

John 11:47,57 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many miracles...

Is it.

Malachi 2:16 For the LORD, the God of Israel, said that he hates putting away: for one covers violence with his garment, said the LORD of hosts...

Matthew 5:31,32 It has been said, Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorce...

Matthew 19:3 The Pharisees also came to him, tempting him, and saying to him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

1 Corinthians 7:10,11 And to the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband...

tempting.

Mark 8:11 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

Matthew 16:1 The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven.

Matthew 22:35 Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,

John 8:6 This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground...

1 Corinthians 10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.

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June 21 Morning
Christ suffered for us, leaving us an example that ye should follow his steps.--I Peter 2:21. Even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister.--Whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all. Jesus of Nazareth . . . went about doing good.--Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. The meekness and gentleness of Christ.--In lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Father, forgive them: for they know not what they do.--Be
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Bartimaeus
Blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.'--Mark x. 46. The narrative of this miracle is contained in all the Synoptical Gospels, but the accounts differ in two respects--as to the number of men restored to sight, and as to the scene of the miracle. Matthew tells us that there were two men healed, and agrees with Mark in placing the miracle as Jesus was leaving Jericho. Mark says that there was one, and that the place was outside the gate in departing. Luke, on the other
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Children Brought to Christ, and not to the Font
The Scripture before us is by several of the champions on the other side exhibited to the people as a rebuke to me. Their reasoning is rather ingenious than forcible: forsooth, because the disciples incurred the displeasure of Jesus Christ by keeping back the little children from coming to Him, therefore Jesus Christ is greatly displeased with me, and with all others like me, for keeping children from the font, and the performance there enacted; and specially displeased with me for exposing the Anglican
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 10: 1864

The Blind Beggar
This morning I shall address myself most particularly to the poor and blind souls here to-day. The poor blind man's faith described in this passage of Scripture, is a fit picture of the faith which I pray God you may be enabled to exert to the saving of your souls. We shall notice the origin of his faith, how his faith perceived its opportunity when Jesus passed by; we shall listen to his faith while it cries and begs; we shall look upon his faith while it leaps in joyous obedience to the divine
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

Cross References
Mark 10:1
Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them.

Mark 10:3
"What did Moses command you?" he replied.

John 8:6
They were using this question as a trap,in order to have a basis for accusing him. But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger.

1 Corinthians 7:10
To the married I give this command (not I, but the Lord): A wife must not separate from her husband.

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