Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Some Pharisees came to Jesus, testing Him and asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason at all?"

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

A Conservative Version

And Pharisees came to him, trying him, and saying to him, Is it permitted for a man to divorce his wife for every cause?

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And Pharisees came to Him and put Him to the test by asking, Is it lawful and right to dismiss and repudiate and divorce one's wife for any and every cause?

An Understandable Version

Some Pharisees came to Him, [attempting] to put Him to a test. They said, "Is it permissible by the law of Moses for a man to divorce his wife for any reason [he chooses]?"

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

And certain Pharisees came to him, testing him, and saying, Is it right for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

The Pharisees likewise came to him, and maliciously propos'd this question, may a man lawfully put away his wife at discretion?

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

And the Pharisees came to Him, tempting Him, and saying to Him; Is it lawful for a man to send away his wife for any cause?

Goodspeed New Testament

And some Pharisees came up to him to test him, and they said, "Is it right for a man to divorce his wife for any cause?"

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

The Pharisees also came unto him, testing him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Pharisees came up to him [in order to] test him, and asked if it was permitted for a man to divorce his wife for any cause.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then came unto him the Pharisees to tempt him, and said to him, "Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for all manner of causes?"

Moffatt New Testament

Then the Pharisees came up to tempt him. They asked, "Is it right to divorce one's wife for any reason?"

Montgomery New Testament

Presently some of the Pharisees came up to him, and made test of him by asking, "Is it right for a man to divorce his wife for every cause?"

NET Bible

Then some Pharisees came to him in order to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful to divorce a wife for any cause?"

New Heart English Bible

The Pharisees came, testing him, and saying, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason?"

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

And the Pharisees came to him to try him, and said, Is it lawful [for a man] to put away his wife for every cause?

The Emphasized Bible

And there came unto him Pharisees, testing him, and saying, - Whether is it allowed a man to divorce his wife, for every cause?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

Presently some Pharisees came up to him, and, to test him, said: "Has a man the right to divorce his wife for every cause?"

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Then came some of the Pharisees to Him to put Him to the proof by the question, "Has a man a right to divorce his wife whenever he chooses?"

Williams New Testament

And some Pharisees came up to Him, to try Him out with the question, "Is it right for a man to divorce his wife for any cause?"

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

And the pharisees came to Him to ensnare Him, and asked Him, whether it was lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Φαρισαῖος 
Pharisaios 
Usage: 80


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

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




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33

him

Usage: 0

and

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

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Is it
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

for a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

to put away
ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

his

Usage: 0

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

for
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

On Divorce

2 Large crowds followed him, and he healed them there. 3 Some Pharisees came to him in order to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason?" 4 He answered them, "Haven't you read that the one who made them at the beginning "made them male and female'


Cross References

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet you ask, "For what reason?' Because the LORD acts as a witness between you and the wife of your youth, because you were unfaithful to her, your partner, the wife of your covenant.

Matthew 5:31-32

"It was also said, "Whoever divorces his wife must give her a written notice of divorce.'

Matthew 16:1

When the Pharisees and Sadducees arrived, in order to test Jesus they asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

Matthew 22:16-18

They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. They said, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere and that you teach the way of God truthfully. You don't favor any individual, because you pay no attention to external appearance.

Matthew 22:35

One of them, an expert in the Law, tested him by asking,

Mark 10:2

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

Mark 12:13

Then they sent some Pharisees and some Herodians to him, intending to trap him in what he said.

Mark 12:15

Seeing through their hypocrisy, Jesus replied to them, "Why are you testing me? Bring me a denarius and let me look at it."

Luke 11:53-54

As Jesus was leaving, the scribes and the Pharisees began to oppose him fiercely, interrogating him about many things.

John 8:6

They said this to test him, so that they might have a charge against him. But Jesus bent down and began to write on the ground with his finger.

Hebrews 3:9

There your ancestors tested me,

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