Why People Did Things
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Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And why slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
And when Abner had returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and struck him there under the fifth rib, so that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for slaves, and our donkeys.
And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh?
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
He said unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts allowed you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, You seek me, not because you saw the miracles, but because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give to him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needs.
And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people why she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately.
And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased.
This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put therein.
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?