Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery.”

King James Version

And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.

Holman Bible

And I tell you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.”

International Standard Version

I tell you that whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery."

A Conservative Version

And I say to you, that whoever may divorce his wife, not for fornication, and will marry another, commits adultery. And he who married her who has been divorced commits adultery.

American Standard Version

And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and he that marrieth her when she is put away committeth adultery.

Amplified

I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery.”

An Understandable Version

And I tell you, whoever divorces his wife and marries another woman commits sexual unfaithfulness [toward her], unless the reason for the divorce was sexual unfaithfulness [on his wife's part]. And the person who marries a woman who has been divorced commits sexual sin with her [i.e., because she is still rightfully married to her first husband]."

Anderson New Testament

But I say to you, That whoever puts away his wife, unless for lewdness, and marries another, commits adultery; and he that marries her that is put away, commits adultery.

Bible in Basic English

And I say to you, Whoever puts away his wife for any other cause than the loss of her virtue, and takes another, is a false husband: and he who takes her as his wife when she is put away, is no true husband to her.

Common New Testament

And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and I tell you, that whoever shall put away his wife, except it be for adultery, and shall marry another, he committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her that is put away, causeth her to commit adultery.

Darby Translation

But I say unto you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, not for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery; and he who marries one put away commits adultery.

Godbey New Testament

But I say unto you, That whosoever may send away his wife, not for fornication, and may marry another, commits adultery.

Goodspeed New Testament

I tell you that whoever divorces his wife on any ground but her unfaithfulness, and marries another woman, commits adultery."

John Wesley New Testament

And I say to you, whosoever shall put away his wife, except for whoredom, and marry another, committeth adultery, and whoso marrieth her that is put away, committeth adultery.

Julia Smith Translation

And I say to you, That whoever should loose his wife, except for fornication, and marry another, commits adultery; and he having married the one loosed commits adultery.

King James 2000

And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery: and whoever marries her who is put away does commit adultery.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now I say to you that whoever divorces his wife, except on the basis of sexual immorality, and marries another commits adultery, and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery."

Modern King James verseion

And I say to you, Whoever shall put away his wife, except for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is put away commits adultery.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I say therefore unto you, whosoever putteth away his wife, except it be for fornication, and marrieth another, breaketh wedlock. And whosoever marrieth her which is divorced, doth commit adultery."

Moffatt New Testament

I tell you, whoever divorces his wife except for unchastity and marries another woman, commits adultery; and he who marries a divorced woman commits adultery."

Montgomery New Testament

"And I tell you that any man who divorces his wife for any cause except her unfaithfulness, and marries another woman, commits adultery."

NET Bible

Now I say to you that whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another commits adultery."

New Heart English Bible

I tell you that whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery."

Noyes New Testament

And I say to you, Whoever putteth away his wife, except for fornication, and marrieth another, committeth adultery.

Sawyer New Testament

And I tell you, that whoever puts away his wife, except for adultery, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her that is put away, commits adultery.

The Emphasized Bible

And I say unto you - Whosoever shall divorce his wife, saving for unfaithfulness, and shall marry another, committeth adultery.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And I tell you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, except for whoredom, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and he that marrieth the divorced woman, committeth adultery.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But I tell you that any one who divorces his wife, except on the ground of her unchastity, and marries another woman, is guilty of adultery."

Webster

And I say to you, Whoever shall put away his wife, except for lewdness, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoever marrieth her who is put away, committeth adultery.

Weymouth New Testament

And I tell you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except her unfaithfulness, and marries another woman, commits adultery."

Williams New Testament

I tell you, whoever divorces his wife for any other cause than her unfaithfulness, and marries another woman, commits adultery."

World English Bible

I tell you that whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and he who marries her when she is divorced commits adultery."

Worrell New Testament

And I say to you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, except for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery."

Worsley New Testament

and I tell you, that whosoever putteth away his wife, except for whoredom, and marrieth another, committeth adultery; and he that marrieth her so put away committeth adultery.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And I say to you, that, whoever may put away his wife, if not for whoredom, and may marry another, doth commit adultery; and he who did marry her that hath been put away, doth commit adultery.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

his

Usage: 0

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

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

it be for
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

πορνεία 
Porneia 
Usage: 21

and



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

γαμέω 
Gameo 
Usage: 15

ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

μοιχάω 
Moichao 
Usage: 0

γαμέω 
Gameo 
Usage: 15

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

References

Context Readings

On Divorce

8 He *said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way. 9 And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery.” 10 The disciples *said to Him, “If the relationship of the man with his wife is like this, it is better not to marry.”


Cross References

Matthew 5:32

but I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except for the reason of unchastity, makes her commit adultery; and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

1 Corinthians 7:39

A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.

Luke 16:18

Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries one who is divorced from a husband commits adultery.

Jeremiah 3:8

And I saw that for all the adulteries of faithless Israel, I had sent her away and given her a writ of divorce, yet her treacherous sister Judah did not fear; but she went and was a harlot also.

1 Corinthians 7:10-13

But to the married I give instructions, not I, but the Lord, that the wife should not leave her husband

Genesis 12:18-19

Then Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife?

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is married.”

2 Chronicles 21:11

Moreover, he made high places in the mountains of Judah, and caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot and led Judah astray.

Jeremiah 3:1

God says, “If a husband divorces his wife
And she goes from him
And belongs to another man,
Will he still return to her?
Will not that land be completely polluted?
But you are a harlot with many lovers;
Yet you turn to Me,” declares the Lord.

Ezekiel 16:8

“Then I passed by you and saw you, and behold, you were at the time for love; so I spread My skirt over you and covered your nakedness. I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became Mine,” declares the Lord God.

Ezekiel 16:15

“But you trusted in your beauty and played the harlot because of your fame, and you poured out your harlotries on every passer-by who might be willing.

Ezekiel 16:29

You also multiplied your harlotry with the land of merchants, Chaldea, yet even with this you were not satisfied.”’”

Mark 10:11-12

And He *said to them, Whoever divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her;

Romans 7:2-3

For the married woman is bound by law to her husband while he is living; but if her husband dies, she is released from the law concerning the husband.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father’s wife.

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.

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