Parallel Verses

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.

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?

Darby Translation

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

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?

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 he left there and came into the borders of Judaea and behind the Jordan; and the multitude joined him again, and he taught them again as was his custom. 2 And the Pharisees came to him and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him. 3 And he answered and said unto them, What did Moses command you?


Cross References

John 8:6

This they said, tempting him, that they might be able to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down and with his finger wrote on the ground.

Malachi 2:16

He that rejects her, sending her away, said the LORD God of Israel, covers the violence with his garment, said the LORD of the hosts; therefore take heed in your spirit, and do not be treacherous.

Matthew 5:31-32

It was also said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a bill of divorce;

Matthew 9:34

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

Matthew 15:12

Then his disciples came and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this word?

Matthew 16:1

The Pharisees and the Sadducees came to tempt him; they asked him to show them a sign from the heaven.

Matthew 19:3

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

Matthew 22:35

And one of them, who was an interpreter of the law, asked him a question, tempting him and saying,

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of the heavens in front of men, for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye those that are entering to go in.

Mark 8:11

And the Pharisees came forth and began to argue with him, demanding of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

Mark 8:15

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

Luke 5:30

But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?

Luke 6:7

And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day, that they might find an accusation against him.

Luke 7:30

But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.

Luke 11:39

And the Lord said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness.

Luke 11:53-54

And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently and to provoke him to speak of many things,

Luke 16:14

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

John 7:32

The Pharisees heard the people that murmured such things concerning him, and the princes of the priests and the Pharisees sent officers to take him.

John 7:48

Have any of the princes or of the Pharisees believed on him?

John 11:47

Then the high priests and the Pharisees gathered a council and said, What shall we do? for this man does many signs.

John 11:57

Now both the high priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that if anyone knew where he was he should show it, that they might take him.

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife separate from her husband;

1 Corinthians 10:9

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

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