Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously.
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.
This is the word of the Lord: Where is the statement which I gave your mother when I put her away? or to which of my creditors have I given you for money? It was for your sins that you were given into the hands of others, and for your evil-doing was your mother put away.
Again, it was said, Whoever puts away his wife has to give her a statement in writing for this purpose:
And certain Pharisees came to him, testing him, and saying, Is it right for a man to put away his wife for every cause?
And Pharisees came to him, testing him with the question, Is it right for a man to put away his wife?
Everyone who puts away his wife and takes another, is a false husband: and he who is married to a woman whose husband has put her away, is no true husband to her.
He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.
For the bed is not long enough for a man to be stretched out on: and the cover is not wide enough for him to be covered with.
Their twisted threads will not make clothing, and their works will give them nothing for covering themselves: their works are works of sin, and violent acts are in their hands.
The good man is gone from the earth, there is no one upright among men: they are all waiting secretly for blood, every man is going after his brother with a net.