Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And Pharisees coming to him asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? (tempting him).

New American Standard Bible

Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife.

King James Version

And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.

Holman Bible

Some Pharisees approached Him to test Him. They asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?”

International Standard Version

Some Pharisees came to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

A Conservative Version

And the Pharisees having approached, they demanded of him if it is permitted for a man to divorce a wife, testing him.

American Standard Version

And there came unto him Pharisees, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? trying him.

Amplified

And some Pharisees came up, and, in order to test Him and try to find a weakness in Him, asked, Is it lawful for a man to dismiss and repudiate and divorce his wife?

An Understandable Version

Some Pharisees [i.e., a strict sect of the Jewish religion] came to Him [and attempted] to test Him by asking, "Is it permissible by the law of Moses for a man to divorce his wife?"

Anderson New Testament

And the Pharisees came to him, and that they might tempt him, asked him the question: Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife?

Bible in Basic English

And Pharisees came to him, testing him with the question, Is it right for a man to put away his wife?

Common New Testament

The Pharisees came and in order to test him asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

then the Pharisees came and propos'd to him this insnaring question, is it lawful for a man to repudiate his wife?

Godbey New Testament

And the Pharisees having come forward asked Him, If it is lawful for a man to send away his wife? tempting Him.

Goodspeed New Testament

Some Pharisees came up, and in order to test him asked him whether a man should be allowed to divorce his wife.

John Wesley New Testament

And the Pharisees coming asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the Pharisees came to him and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.

Julia Smith Translation

And the Pharisees having come near, asked him, if it is lawful for a man to loose his wife; tempting him.

King James 2000

And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? testing him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they asked him if it was permitted for a man to divorce [his] wife, [in order to] test him.

Modern King James verseion

And tempting Him, the Pharisees came to Him and asked Him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the Pharisees came and asked him a question, whether it were lawful for a man to put away his wife, to prove him.

Moffatt New Testament

Now some Pharisees came up and asked him if a man was allowed to divorce his wife. This was to tempt him.

Montgomery New Testament

Presently some Pharisees came up and tested him, by asking if it was lawful for a man to divorce his wife.

NET Bible

Then some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

New Heart English Bible

Pharisees came to him testing him, and asked him, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

Noyes New Testament

And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him whether it was lawful for a man to put away his wife, trying him.

Sawyer New Testament

And the Pharisees came and asked him, to try him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife?

The Emphasized Bible

And Pharisees coming near were questioning him - whether it is allowed a husband to divorce a wife, testing him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the Pharisees coming to him, put a question to him, Is it lawful for a husband to put away his wife? tempting him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Presently some Pharisees came up and, to test him, asked: "Has a husband the right to divorce his wife?"

Webster

And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.

Weymouth New Testament

Presently a party of Pharisees come to Him with the question--seeking to entrap Him, "May a man divorce his wife?"

Williams New Testament

Some Pharisees came up, and to test Him they began to ask Him whether a man should be allowed to divorce his wife.

World English Bible

Pharisees came to him testing him, and asked him, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

Worrell New Testament

And the Pharisees, corning to Him, were asking Him, "Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife!" tempting Him.

Worsley New Testament

And the pharisees came to Him and asked Him, "if it were lawful for a man to put away his wife," tempting Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Pharisees, having come near, questioned him, if it is lawful for a husband to put away a wife, tempting him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the Pharisees
Φαρισαῖος 
Pharisaios 
Usage: 80

came to
προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come, come to, come unto, go to, go unto, draw near,
Usage: 79

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

and asked
ἐπερωτάω 
Eperotao 
Usage: 55

Is it lawful
ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

for a man
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

to put away
ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33

References

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

On Divorce

1 And rising up thence he comes into the coasts of Judaea, and the other side of the Jordan. And again crowds come together to him, and, as he was accustomed, again he taught them. 2 And Pharisees coming to him asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? (tempting him). 3 But he answering said to them, What did Moses command you?


Cross References

John 8:6

But this they said proving him, that they might have something to accuse him of. But Jesus, having stooped down, wrote with his finger on the ground.

Malachi 2:16

(for I hate putting away, saith Jehovah the God of Israel;) and he covereth with violence his garment, saith Jehovah of hosts: take heed then to your spirit, that ye deal not unfaithfully.

Matthew 5:31-32

It has been said too, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a letter of divorce.

Matthew 9:34

But the Pharisees said, He casts out the demons through the prince of the demons.

Matthew 15:12

Then his disciples, coming up, said to him, Dost thou know that the Pharisees, having heard this word, have been offended?

Matthew 16:1

And the Pharisees and Sadducees, coming to him, asked him, tempting him, to shew them a sign out of heaven.

Matthew 19:3

And the Pharisees came to him tempting him, and saying, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

Matthew 22:35

And one of them, a lawyer, demanded, tempting him, and saying,

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye shut up the kingdom of the heavens before men; for ye do not enter, nor do ye suffer those that are entering to go in.

Mark 8:11

And the Pharisees went out and began to dispute against him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

Mark 8:15

And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the leaven of Herod.

Luke 5:30

And their scribes and the Pharisees murmured at his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with tax-gatherers and sinners?

Luke 6:7

And the scribes and the Pharisees were watching if he would heal on the sabbath, that they might find something of which to accuse him.

Luke 7:30

but the Pharisees and the lawyers rendered null as to themselves the counsel of God, not having been baptised by him.)

Luke 11:39

But the Lord said to him, Now do ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, but your inward parts are full of plunder and wickedness.

Luke 11:53-54

And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to press him urgently, and to make him speak of many things;

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and mocked him.

John 7:32

The Pharisees heard the crowd murmuring these things concerning him, and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers that they might take him.

John 7:48

Has any one of the rulers believed on him, or of the Pharisees?

John 11:47

The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many signs.

John 11:57

Now the chief priests and the Pharisees had given commandment that if any one knew where he was, he should make it known, that they might take him.

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

But to the married I enjoin, not I, but the Lord, Let not wife be separated from husband;

1 Corinthians 10:9

Neither let us tempt the Christ, as some of them tempted, and perished by serpents.

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