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

He said to them, “Moses, because of the (B)hardness of your hearts, permitted you to divorce your (C)wives, but from the beginning it was not so. (D)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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  1. Matthew 19:9 Or fornication