Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Divorcement

General references

Bible References

Hath taken

Deuteronomy 21:15
If a man have two wives, the one beloved, and the other hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the first-born son be hers that was hated;
Deuteronomy 22:13
If any man take a wife, and go in unto her, and hate her,
Exodus 21:10
If he take him another wife ; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

Then let him

Deuteronomy 24:3
And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, who took her to be his wife;
Jeremiah 3:8
And I saw, when, for this very cause that backsliding Israel had committed adultery, I had put her away and given her a bill of divorcement, yet treacherous Judah her sister feared not; but she also went and played the harlot.
Matthew 5:31
It was said also, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:
Matthew 19:7
They say unto him, Why then did Moses command to give a bill of divorcement, and to put her away?
Mark 10:4
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.

Divorcement

Isaiah 50:1
Thus saith Jehovah, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, wherewith I have put her away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities were ye sold, and for your transgressions was your mother put away.

Send her

Deuteronomy 22:19
and they shall fine him a hundred'shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.
Malachi 2:16
For I hate putting away, saith Jehovah, the God of Israel, and him that covereth his garment with violence, saith Jehovah of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously.
Matthew 1:19
And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily.
Luke 16:18
Every one that putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and he that marrieth one that is put away from a husband committeth adultery.
1 Corinthians 7:11
(but should she depart, let her remain unmarried, or else be reconciled to her husband); and that the husband leave not his wife.

General references

Mark 10:4
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.