New Living Translation
"Haven't you read the Scriptures?" Jesus replied. "They record that from the beginning 'God made them male and female.'
King James Bible
And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
Darby Bible Translation
But he answering said to them, Have ye not read that he who made them, from the beginning made them male and female,
World English Bible
He answered, "Haven't you read that he who made them from the beginning made them male and female,
Young's Literal Translation
And he answering said to them, 'Did ye not read, that He who made them, from the beginning a male and a female made them,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:4 He said, Have ye not read - So instead of contradicting him, our Lord confutes them by the very words of Moses. He who made them, made them male and female from the beginning - At least from the beginning of the Mosaic creation. And where do we read of any other? Does it not follow, that God's making Eve was part of his original design, and not a consequence of Adam's beginning to fall? By making them one man and one woman, he condemned polygamy: by making them one flesh, he condemned divorce.
LibraryThe First Last, and the Last First
"But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first."--Matthew 19:30. "So the last shall be first, and the first last."--Matthew 20:16. WE MUST BE SAVED if we would serve the Lord. We cannot serve God in an unsaved condition. "They that are in the flesh cannot please God." It is vain for them to attempt service while they are still at enmity against God. The Lord wants not enemies to wait upon him, nor slaves to grace his throne. We must be saved first; and salvation is all of grace. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
A Treatise on Good Works
Journey to Jerusalem. Concerning Divorce.
So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.
He created them male and female, and he blessed them and called them "human."
Didn't the LORD make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his. And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard your heart; remain loyal to the wife of your youth.
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