18 (A)“Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced from her husband commits adultery.

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

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 19:9 Or fornication

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

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Marriage Is Sacred and Binding(A)

31 “Furthermore it has been said, (B)‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 But I say to you that (C)whoever divorces his wife for any reason except [a]sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery.

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  1. Matthew 5:32 Or fornication

Keep Your Marriage Vows

10 Now to the married I command, yet not I but the (A)Lord: (B)A wife is not to depart from her husband. 11 But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And a husband is not to divorce his wife.

12 But to the rest I, not the Lord, say: If any brother has a wife who does not believe, and she is willing to live with him, let him not divorce her.

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The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.

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