Parallel Verses

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.

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 dismisses (repudiates, divorces) his wife, except for unchastity, and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a divorced 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication and shall marry another, commits adultery, and whosoever marries her that is put away commits 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 says to them, Moses, because of your hard hearts, let you put away your wives: but it has not been so from the first. 9 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. 10 The disciples say to him, If this is the position of a man in relation to his wife, it is better not to be married.


Cross References

Matthew 5:32

But I say to you that everyone who puts away his wife for any other cause but the loss of her virtue, makes her false to her husband; and whoever takes her as his wife after she is put away, is no true husband to her.

1 Corinthians 7:39

It is right for a wife to be with her husband as long as he is living; but when her husband is dead, she is free to be married to another; but only to a Christian.

Luke 16:18

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.

Jeremiah 3:8

And though she saw that, because Israel, turning away from me, had been untrue to me, I had put her away and given her a statement in writing ending the relation between us, still Judah, her false sister, had no fear, but went and did the same.

1 Corinthians 7:10-13

But to the married I give orders, though not I but the Lord, that the wife may not go away from her husband

Genesis 12:18-19

Then Pharaoh sent for Abram, and said, What have you done to me? why did you not say that she was your wife?

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream in the night, and said to him, Truly you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken; for she is a man's wife.

2 Chronicles 21:11

And more than this, he made high places in the mountains of Judah, teaching the people of Jerusalem to go after false gods, and guiding Judah away from the true way.

Jeremiah 3:1

They say, If a man puts away his wife and she goes from him and becomes another man's, will he go back to her again? will not that land have been made unclean? but though you have been acting like a loose woman with a number of lovers, will you now come back to me? says the Lord.

Ezekiel 16:8

Now when I went past you, looking at you, I saw that your time was the time of love; and I put my skirts over you, covering your unclothed body: and I gave you my oath and made an agreement with you, says the Lord, and you became mine.

Ezekiel 16:15

But you put your faith in the fact that you were beautiful, acting like a loose woman because you were widely talked of, and offering your cheap love to everyone who went by, whoever it might be.

Ezekiel 16:29

And you went on in your loose ways, even as far as the land of Chaldaea, and still you had not enough.

Mark 10:11-12

And he said to them, Whoever puts away his wife and takes another, is false to his wife;

Romans 7:2-3

For the woman who has a husband is placed by the law under the power of her husband as long as he is living; but if her husband is dead, she is free from the law of the husband.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is said, in fact, that there is among you a sin of the flesh, such as is not seen even among the Gentiles, that one of you has his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife has not power over her body, but the husband; and in the same way the husband has not power over his body, but the wife.

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