Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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.

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 Version

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 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.

A Conservative Version

When a man takes a wife, and marries her, then it shall be, if she finds no favor in his eyes, because he has found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her ou

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.

Amplified

“When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she loses his favor because he has found something indecent or unacceptable about her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce, puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house,

Bible in Basic English

If a man takes a wife, and after they are married she is unpleasing to him because of some bad quality in her, let him give her a statement in writing and send her away from his house.

Darby 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.

Julia Smith Translation

When a man shall take a wife and he married her, and it was if she shall find not favor in his eyes because he found in her a nakedness of the word: and he wrote for her a writing of cutting off, and gave in her hand, and sent her away from his house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"When a man takes a wife and he marries her {and then} {she does not please him}, because he found {something objectionable} and writes her a letter of divorce and puts [it] in her hand and sends her [away] from his house,

Modern King James verseion

When a man has taken a wife and married her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes, because he has found some uncleanness in her, then let him write her a bill of divorce and put it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When a man hath taken a wife and married her, if she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath spied 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.

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.

New Heart 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.

The Emphasized Bible

When a man taketh a woman, and marrieth her, then shall it be, if she find not favour in his eyes, because he hath found in her some matter of shame, that he shall write her a scroll of divorcement, and put it into her hand, and shall send her forth, out of his house.

Webster

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.

Youngs 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,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

a wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and married
בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 15

her, and it come to pass that she find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

no favour
חן 
Chen 
Usage: 69

in his eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

her a bill
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

כּריתוּת 
K@riythuwth 
Usage: 4

and give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

it in her hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

and send
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

1 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. 2 And when she is departed out of his house, she may go and be another man's wife.



Cross References

Matthew 19:7-9

They said unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?

Deuteronomy 22:13

If any man takes a wife, and goes in unto her, and hates her,

Deuteronomy 22:19

And they shall fine him a hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the young woman, because he has brought an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.

Jeremiah 3:8

And I saw, when for all the causes for which backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.

Exodus 21:10

If he takes him another wife; her food, her clothing, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

Deuteronomy 22:29

Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the young woman's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he has violated her, he may not put her away all his days.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus says the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have you sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.

Matthew 5:31-32

It has been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:

Luke 16:18

Whosoever puts away his wife, and marries another, commits adultery: and whosoever marries her that is put away from her husband commits adultery.

Deuteronomy 21:15

If a man has two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:

Deuteronomy 24:3

And if the latter husband hates her, and writes her a bill of divorcement, and puts it in her hand, and sends her out of his house; or if the latter husband dies, who took her to be his wife;

Malachi 2:16

For the LORD, the God of Israel, says that he hates putting away: For one covers violence with his garment, says the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that you deal not treacherously.

Matthew 1:19

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, decided to put her away privately.

Mark 10:4-12

And they said, Moses allowed a man to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.

1 Corinthians 7:11-12

But if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.

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