Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.”

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.

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 told them, "It was because of your hardness of heart that Moses allowed you to divorce your wives. But from the beginning it was not this way. 9 I tell you that whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery." 10 His disciples asked him, "If that is the relationship of a man with his wife, it's not worth getting married!"


Cross References

Matthew 5:32

But I say to you, any man who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery."

1 Corinthians 7:39

A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to marry anyone she wishes, only in the Lord.

Luke 16:18

Any man who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery."

Jeremiah 3:8

I saw that even though I had sent unfaithful Israel away for all her adulteries and had given her a divorce decree, her treacherous sister Judah didn't fear, and she, too, committed adultery.

1 Corinthians 7:10-13

To married people I give this command (not really I, but the Lord): A wife must not leave her husband.

Genesis 12:18-19

Pharaoh summoned Abram and asked, "What have you done to me! Why didn't you tell me that she was your wife?

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream during the night and spoke to him, "Pay attention! You're about to die, because the woman you have taken is a man's wife!"

2 Chronicles 21:11

In addition to all of this, he built high places in the mountains of Judah, led the inhabitants of Jerusalem into cultic sexual immorality, and made Judah go astray.

Jeremiah 3:1

"When a man divorces his wife, she leaves him and becomes another man's wife, will the first husband return to her again? The land would be deeply polluted, would it not? Since you have committed fornication with many lovers, would you now return to me?" declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 16:8

"When I passed by you again, I looked at you, and noticed that it was your proper time for love. I spread my cloak over you to cover your nakedness. I made a solemn promise to you and entered into a covenant with you," declares the Lord GOD. "You belong to me.

Ezekiel 16:15

"But you trusted in your beauty. You did what whores do, as a result of your fame. You passed out your sexual favors to anyone who passed by, giving yourself to anyone.

Ezekiel 16:29

You committed even more immorality with that land of the merchants, the Chaldeans. But you weren't satisfied even with these!

Mark 10:11-12

So he told them, "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her.

Romans 7:2-3

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

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, and of a kind that is not found even among the gentiles. A man is actually living with his father's wife!

1 Corinthians 7:4

A wife does not have authority over her own body, but her husband does. In the same way, a husband doesn't have authority over his own body, but his wife does.

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