Law of Divorce

24 “When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens [a]that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some (A)indecency in her, and (B)he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house,

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  1. Deuteronomy 24:1 Lit if

and if the latter husband [a]turns against her and writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, or if the latter husband dies who took her to be his wife,

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  1. Deuteronomy 24:3 Lit hates her

The Polluted Land

God [a]says, “(A)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 [b]polluted?
But you (B)are a harlot with many [c]lovers;
Yet you (C)turn to Me,” declares the Lord.

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  1. Jeremiah 3:1 Lit saying
  2. Jeremiah 3:1 Or alienated
  3. Jeremiah 3:1 Lit companions

They *said to Him, “(A)Why then did Moses command to give her a certificate of divorce and send her away?”

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They said, “(A)Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and [a]send her away.”

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  1. Mark 10:4 Or divorce her

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