For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.

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11 And he said to them, (A)“Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her, 12 and (B)if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.”

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(A)And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.”[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 19:9 Some manuscripts add and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery; other manuscripts except for sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery

And I said to her, “You must (A)dwell as mine for many days. You shall not play the whore, or belong to another man; so will I also be to you.”

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