New Living Translation
Some Pharisees came and tried to trap him with this question: "Should a man be allowed 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:2 Mt 5:31; Mt 19:7; Lu 16:18.
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Then Jesus left Capernaum and went down to the region of Judea and into the area east of the Jordan River. Once again crowds gathered around him, and as usual he was teaching them.
Jesus answered them with a question: "What did Moses say in the law about divorce?"
They were trying to trap him into saying something they could use against him, but Jesus stooped down and wrote in the dust with his finger.
1 Corinthians 7:10
But for those who are married, I have a command that comes not from me, but from the Lord. A wife must not leave her husband.
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